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Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoche at the International Summer Course

Maniwa Sherab Gyaltsen Rinpoche arrived at the Europe Center on Thursday, August 8th and he gave an action-packed 3-day program to thousands of friends that joined the International Summer Course this year.
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Karmapa and Thugseyla at the Europe Center

On August 1st, Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, his first child Thugseyla and wife Sangyumla, arrived at our Europe Centre.
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2 days of teachings with Lama Ole

On August 7th, Lama Ole joined us at the International Summer Course to give 2 days of precious Mahamudra teachings.

The 2019 Summer Course has begun!

The 27th international summer course has started at our Europe Centre.

Building up the Summer Course 2019

It is the time of the year when friends from around the world arrive to take part in the 1st building up weekend.
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Transmission Weekend with the Lama in our hearts!

On the weekend over 600 people joined us for the transmission weekend at the Europe Center.

Weekend with Eugene Trak

We had an amazing weekend with Eugene Trak in the beginning of April.

Weekend with Wojtek Tracewski

The Europe Center had the pleasure of hosting a weekend with Wojtek Tracewski from 23rd - 24th of March 2019.
How Diamond Way Buddhism arrived in the West. Part 1

How Diamond Way Buddhism arrived in the West. Part 1

The idea behind the international sangha weekends is to share the history of Diamond Way Buddhism's development in the West. This weekend we warmly welcomed Buddhist friends from Sweden and Ukraine to meditate together, exchange and share new and old stories.

Weekend with Peter Gomez

We had the pleasure of welcoming not one, but three experienced travelling teachers at the Europe Center this weekend.

Weekend with Juliane Ferenczy

We had the great pleasure to have Julianne Ferenczy teaching in the Europe Center for one weekend.

Summer Course Team Leaders Meeting

It is still winter and it´s already time to think about summer.

Happy new year

Every year, a lot of people from far and near celebrated New Year's Eve at the EC. This year, again, we welcomed the New Year in the very best company.
Xmas 2018

Xmas at the Europe Center

Though we are Buddhists, it is usual part of each of our culture and family tradition to celebrate Christmas.

St Nicholas' coming to Europe Center

As every year, Sunday afternoon the children in the Europe Center had a visit by St Nicholas.

Green invasion

In general, you don´t like so much being invaded. After visiting Beaufoy and Karma Guen it was Europe Center beeing occupied by the invaders from the country of „50 shades of green“.
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Meditation Weekend & Card Signing

Friends from near and far met to deepen their personal practice by doing several meditation sessions per day.
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Weekend with Dorit and Pedro Gomez

What a weekend! Our journey started on Friday night, when Pedro set the scene by explaining some historical facts about our lineage and about the other Buddhist schools.
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The Heartbeat Project - Inspiration for your life

Official kick-off of the Heartbeat Project was at this year´s Summer Course. Read what it is about and how the first "heartbeaters" expierenced it ...

South West Germany Practice Course

Last weekend we had a lot of friends from southwest Germany here to share, connect and build new bonds.
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Autumn activity at the Europe-Center

Mist and sunshine are the frequent companions of autumn. Together with lower temperatures it´s the signs for the start of a cosy time at Europe Center.
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Halloween 2018

Joy, friendship and of course fearlessness as aspects of mind found an enriching expression during our Halloween party.
Russian Weekend at the EC 2018
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Russian Weekend at the Europe Center

From the 12th till 14th October we had an amazing time with Russian friends while hosting the Russian Weekend at the Europe Center.
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German Autumn Course 2018 at the Europe Center

Everybody attending the course was totaly amazed by the new concept, offering a lot of space for exchange and practicing together.
20180925 Nedo Rinpoche at the EC
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Puja at the Stupa with Nedo Rinpoche

It was an honor for us to host Nedo Kuchung Rinpoche in the Europe Center from 24th through the 26th of September 2018.

Greek evening

Inspired by the summer course in KBL, many friends who took part in this special course at this special place wanted to spread their impressions to all sangha friends.
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Cowdown 2018

The event of „Viehscheid“ or as we call it „cowdown“(there is no official translation) is one of the most important in the calender of Allgäu.
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Black Coat Empowerment with Nedo Rinpoche

The grand finale: on the last day of this year's International Summer Course, Nedo Kuchung Rinpoche gave us the precious empowerment into the main protector of the Karma Kagyu Lineage.
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Diamond Mind Empowerment with Nedo Rinpoche

For the second Summer Course in a row, Nedo Rinpoche gave us the precious empowerment into the purifying energy of all Buddhas: Diamond Mind (Skt. Vajrasattva, Tib. Dorje Sempa)

Summer Course Impressions

Pretty much every single picture our photographers are taking during the course tells a story in itself… so we let the pictures do the talking once again!