In early October, we finished the season with the 8th Karmapa Retreat. Practitioners from 7 different countries came together and meditated four sessions a day for one week in the power field of the stupa. The retreat was guided by the travel-teacher Maxi from Graz. It was just wonderful.
First of all: In September 07 we sat together as an international team and developed a long-term "Vision of Karma Berchen Ling Sangha": "KBL is an international Diamond way-lay Buddhist retreat center of the Karma Kagyu Lineage. It is holding a protective powerfield for Europe through its activities such as Kalachakra Stupa for the longer [...]
Stephi from Graz has stayed on the place over the winter and gave many friends the opportunity to come and go as they please, the place was very lively! Friends from Austria, Poland, the Slovak Republic, England, Germany Switzerland and Athens meditated together during the winter. Except for 14 days, she always had company. So, [...]
The first centre activity of the year was the 72 hours prostration retreat end of May. Following that the building season was opened. First we noticed several damages which had occurred over winter: The roof of the sangha-house was damaged to a large extent, all the tiles of the southern side were broken or gone. [...]