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“Getting Deeper into Meditation”

2014-05-21T19:43:03+00:00 May 21st, 2014|

Dear friends, After the retreat we had together in Karma Berchen Ling it is really hard to put it in words. One just should be there. So better I will let Dakpo Tashi Namgyal speak: “Elevate your experience and remain wide-open like the sky. Expand your mindfulness and remain pervasive like the earth. Steady your [...]

Mud Weekend

2013-12-17T10:40:32+00:00 December 17th, 2013|

Going up on weekend to meet our house keeper Ricky and plant apple trees we got from Austria - one Swiss, one Austro-Hungarian and two German variety, and 4 chestnuts from Greece and some bushes behind retreat huts. Saturday morning we clean drainage in Sangha house which was completely blocked, and then we manage to braked main [...]

8th Karmapa Retreat with Karola Schneider-Waldner

2013-10-21T11:13:07+00:00 October 21st, 2013|

Karola's email to Lama Dear Lama We send you all our love from KBL. We are doing fine. It is such luxury to meditate here. As usual for here we had all kind of weathers and sounds like the Dakinis drums :) I try my best to pull out the best teachings to support the [...]

9th Prostration Retreat

2017-01-09T20:39:43+00:00 June 1st, 2013|

In May this year once again we held our Prostration retreat here up on the mountain of KBL. This time we bit all records. More than 60 people came to participate! The final outcome of the retreat was 6 nations, 86 000 prostrations done and lots of joy in the air. Great Thank You to [...]

Czech Retreat on KBL

2017-01-09T20:39:43+00:00 February 27th, 2013|

It has been few years since the program of taking care of Berchen Ling by international sangha started and it was always a great fun and pleasure to be part of it. But this year we decided to go one more step further towards the real purpose of this amazing retreat place of ours. As [...]

Bulgarian Month on KBL

2017-01-09T20:39:43+00:00 January 17th, 2013|

It was my first stay at Karma Berchen Ling and, actually, I am wordless. I have experienced great joy, true friendship and much more clarity. I also realize, that the danger can be very real, but fear is a choice. And I am very thankful, that I have such a teacher - Lama Ole Nydahl. [...]

Far Away Friends on KBL

2017-01-09T20:39:43+00:00 October 24th, 2012|

Last week we had a special visit on our retreat place KBL. Together with few of us we went up with friends from Beijing. We walked around, visited a cave, tried climbing the rocks but to no avail:) The weather was great and we spent some great time with the residents of the place. [...]

8th Karmapa Retreat with Andrea Boy

2017-01-09T20:39:43+00:00 October 10th, 2012|

This year again we had a great retreat with the 8th Karmapa Meditation. It took place on our lovely mount and was under the guidance of Andrea Boy – travelling teacher from Hamburg, Germany. The weather was sunny and lovely. There were present 15 people from 6 nationalities. We started early and finished in the [...]