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Czech month in KBL

2017-01-09T20:39:42+00:00 May 20th, 2015|

Czech Sangha again organized a group retreat in April, this time for almost  whole month. Altogether more then thirty friends joined the retreat, some for just a week, some for the whole time. The place was even more beautiful than we had remembered it, everything in full blossom and fresh colours. Everybody loved the wild [...]

Great time in March

2017-01-09T20:39:42+00:00 May 20th, 2015|

'It is just a tremendous place, where all conditions fir perfectly together for meditation. It has been a great joy to have been here again. Weather changes as fast as thoughts and feelings come and go. Just observe them as you observe your mind and everything is highest joy. I'm just thankful to have the [...]

T-Motoriders KBL “invasion”

2017-01-09T20:39:42+00:00 March 25th, 2015|

A group of 40 brave Greek motorcyclists visited KBL during their winter tour over the Corinthian mountains. Enchanted by the gorgeous site and the beauty of the Stupa, here how they express their impressions: “You stand and admire. For sure, there, high on the mountains, overlooking the Corinthian bay, the site has an unusual good energy. [...]

Austrian Month in KBL

2017-01-09T20:39:42+00:00 March 13th, 2015|

Again the connection between austrians and snow could be seen during this February. We got a bit from everything: wind, fog, rain, nice weather, hailstorm ... but most important: snow with brilliant sunshine which cut us off from the rest of the world for at least a few days :-) KBL is just magic and [...]

New Year Under Snow

2017-01-09T20:39:42+00:00 January 29th, 2015|

When we met Lama Ole a couple of weeks before our visit to Greece he said "there will be snow in KBL" and he was right as always. We had the great pleasure to spend precious time over the new year holidays, meditating and sharing teachings in the snow covered mountains of KBL. Completely cut [...]

8th Karmapa Retreat 2014 with Jutta Seiler & Honza Matuska

2017-01-09T20:39:42+00:00 January 21st, 2015|

The KBL is a holy place :-) One enters the premises and the state of ones mind changes and ones mind starts to look at itself naturally. The beauty of the nature is breathtaking forasmuch as the whether allows you to see anything, and if it is foggy as it was when we were doing [...]

Exploring Ancient Connections

2017-01-09T20:39:42+00:00 September 27th, 2014|

At the end of Lama Ole's stay in Karma Berchen Ling, we had a chance to take part in a trip to Delphi. While visiting the ancient sanctuary and an archaeological museum again and again we were spotting forms very clearly linked with the Buddhist tradition.  

Mahamudra course with Lama Ole Nydahl

2017-01-09T20:39:43+00:00 September 27th, 2014|

At the end of the summer we had the great pleasure to host once more Lama Ole Nydahl who has guided Mahamudra Course.  Mahamudra means “The Great Seal” and is considered to be the crown jewel of Buddha's teachings. Lama Ole used 3 different Mahamudra texts: - text that was composed in the 14th century [...]

“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 [...]