Friends from our Diamond Way Buddhist centers are always welcome for courses and other events at Karma Berchen Ling. By tradition, our program spreads over three seasons with three main events: the prostration retreat, the summer course and the 8th Karmapa retreat.

Meditation course

Friday 24 to Tuesday April 28

Dear Friends,


Meditation course with Veronika Hokovska

At the end of Czech month you are all most welcome to join. The course will be held in English.

72h Prostration Retreat in KBL

72h Prostration Retreat

30.04.-03.05. 2020

Dear Friends,

“A wise man may avoid blood and tears on his way to enlightenment, but there is no way around the sweat. Only conscious and one-pointed meditation creates the cracks in the fortifications of our egos that make mind’s timeless essence shine through. Hard work is unavoidable, especially with the prostrations. This practice creates the good impressions necessary for our growth and changes our body from a difficult master to a useful servant.” Lama Ole Nydahl

We would like to invite you to the 72 hours retreat on the practice of Taking Refuge and Developing the Enlighten Attitude occurring every spring in Karma Berchen Ling Retreat Center in south Greece.


In 2020 we will start the program on 30th April, Thursday at 18:30 with a lecture on the practice . The retreat will start at 20:00.

We will finish together the meditation at 20:00 on the 3rd of May, Sunday.


Karma Berchen Ling is located remotely in the mountains of  Peloponnese, a place where one can go deep in the practice in the field of the 9 Stupas.

We will be able to squeeze everybody under a roof, so you need to bring a sleeping bag only. At this time of the year it is possible to sleep in a tent, but can be rather cold during the night.


If you are planning to arrive, please register in the link:


For any questions and support, please write to .

All the best,

The friends of KBL

72h Prostration Retreat in KBL

Summer Course is Cancelled 




Dear friends,

We are sorry to tell you that there will be no course and Stupa celebration this August in KBl/Greece.

Due to the Corona situation, we are also forced to limit the number of people staying in KBL. If you plan to visit us it’s absolutely necessary that you register in advance and wait for a confirmation before you start your journey.

Hope to see you soon again, your KBL Team

8th Karmapa Retreat

10-17 October 2020

The traditional 8th Karmapa Meditation Retreat reassembles every year a group of experienced practitioners.  This year Rafal Olech from Warsaw will guide the retreat, give explanations and will answer questions if needed.  The remote place offers perfect conditions for meditating together during a whole week. The first session starts Saturday 10.10 after sunset. We will meditate four sessions a day and there will be also plenty of time to enjoy the beautiful autumn skies of KBL. The last session will be on Saturday 17.10. in the morning.

8th Karmapa