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Dismantling “Bulgarian” House

2017-06-06T09:40:46+00:00 October 25th, 2016|

Right before the inauguration of a great Kalachakra Stupa (2010) friends asked us to build a small retreat house in the most beautiful of our retreat places – Karma Berchen Ling. We had just two weeks to do so, and in the same time to finish it completely in order to break a pattern we’ve all seen [...]

New Generator Room

2017-01-09T20:39:41+00:00 October 10th, 2016|

This autumn we built a new room for the Generator. Many friends were involved in the process and now we have a new super sound isolated room. The old wooden toilet was destroyed and now there is a lot of space behind the container.

Stupa Info Board

2017-01-09T20:39:41+00:00 October 6th, 2016|

After more than 3 years, the Stupa info board is ready. The visitors of the place can find there all relevant information about the Stupa, about Lama Ole Nydahl activity and about the centers on the Diamond Way. The board itself is made in France from volcano stone and has exquisite ceramic print.

Prostration Retreat 2016

2017-01-09T20:39:41+00:00 October 5th, 2016|

The 72 hours prostration retreat is always very inspiring. This year again close to 40 people did prostrations non stop for 3 days and 3 nights. Many had their breakthroughs and deepened their practice. In the evenings we had great answers by Daria N Martens, Nick Sabev, Christos Maglousidis and of course the local protector [...]

Czech month in KBL alias “Keep Calm and Meditate!”

2017-01-09T20:39:41+00:00 June 4th, 2016|

As it is slowly becoming a custom Czech month in Karma Berchen Ling went in a spirit of meditation. One week or even the whole month to meditate together in this striking place may seem as quite a challenge, but we were strongly supported by the blessing field of the place and a friendly and [...]

New Year Retreat

2017-01-09T20:39:41+00:00 January 9th, 2016|

At the evening of the 26th of December as in the previous 4 years the retreat of the Thessaloniki Sangha in KBL started. 5 of us joined Stephan from Germany for a week of meditation sessions and lectures. Jan, Nevi and Christoph joined and with Dimitris, Makis, Elena, Dimitris and Katerina Athens joined and we [...]

8th Karmapa Retreat 2015 with Julianne Ferenczy

2017-01-09T20:39:41+00:00 October 24th, 2015|

Right from the beginning when I arrived at the plateau of KBL the deep feeling of coming home jumped into my heart ... Such an outstanding place ... so much wideness of space surrounded by incredible mountains and timeless stars above filled up with idealistic and trustable friends!!! Thank you deeply for that time together! [...]

Namshe Yeshe

2017-01-09T20:39:41+00:00 June 12th, 2015|

This year KBL turned out to be the best place for combining meditation with subtleties of Kagyu philosophy as presented by 3rd Karmapa. Two meditation sessions - one in the morning and one in the afternoon became the frame for our discussions of the view explaining that everything is mind. We learnt to distinguish eight [...]

72-hours Retreat with Prostrations

2017-01-09T20:39:41+00:00 June 12th, 2015|

  72-hours Retreat with Prostrations This year again we set on the journey of 72-hours of Prostrations for the benefit of all. Again it was one of greatest time to spend it together in the most meaningful way. The course joined friends from Hungary, Germany, Poland, Georgia, Greece and Bulgaria. We had a new record [...]

More from March

2017-01-09T20:39:42+00:00 May 31st, 2015|

Hi Finally here are some photos from our stay 14th to 21st of March. Best greetings from Cologne, Thomas