The Retreat and Seminar Centre Amden is open to all interested parties.
The offered meditations and courses and are usually also suitable for new visitors. Individual retreats as well as stays during the week without a program are possible for practitioners of the Diamond Way of the Karma Kagyu Lineage.
Your Amden team:
The center ist closed from March 20-22 (EC-weekend) and June 19-21. ! During this time there are no meals or accommodations available.
Program on all weekends, mostly in German. Here you find all weekends with english lectures:
• March 17-19 • April 24-26 • May 15-17 (partly) • June 12-14 2020 – more information see further below.
April 17-19, 2020: Weekend course with Sax Cammarata “the 3 pillars & 3 levels in buddhism – view, meditation & action …
/ The Teacher-Student Relationship – lectures in English
Fri 20.15 h, Sat 15.00 & 20.15 h, Sun 10.15 h
common practice Sat 8.00 & 10.15 h
Lectures CHF 12 each, whole WE CHF 40 (without food & accommodation) Host: Basel Centre
Saturday: Garden day with our garden team – helpers welcome!
April 24-26,2020: Meditation Weekend with Pavel Fidler /Live streaming with Lama Ole from Israel
Meditation Weekend – Sangha Retreat Darmstadt Live-Streaming with Lama Ole from the course in Israel (14.00 h each)
Sat 20.15 h questions & answers with Pavel Fidler (in English)
Sat/Sun Practical explanations of the basic exercises as required
common practice Fri 20.15 h, Sat 8.00 & 10.15 h, Sun 10.15 h
Host: Centre St. Gallen (Sat) / Group Wattwil (Sun)
May 15-17,2020 “Hannah”-Weekend with Julianne Ferenczy (partly in english)
Fri 20.15 h: lecture Julianne: The teacher-student relationship
Sat 15.00 h: Audio lecture “Meditation” by Hannah Nydahl (Kassel, 2003), Sat 20.15 h Film “Hannah” & J. tells the story of how the film was made – Sun 10.15 h Audio lecture Hannah Nydahl “Transmission & 16th Karmapa” (Leverkusen, 2005) – joint practice Sat 8.00 & 10.15 h – the lectures by Hannah are in English – entrance fee in favour of ZÄME per CHF 12.-, whole weekend CHF 40.- (without food & accommodation), Host: Center Zurich
June 12-14,2020 Weekend course with Dima Laperashvilli from Moscow “The Kagyu Masters” and “the history of Diamond Way”
The Kagyu Masters – their life-stories and how they are an example for us / The History of Diamond Way, Lectures Fri 20.15 h, Sat 15.00 & 20.15 h, Sun 10.15 h • in englisch • common pracice Sat 8.00 & 10.15 h
lecture each CHF 12.–, whole weekend CHF 40.– (without food & accommodation), Host: Center Freiburg
We are looking forward to your registration. This will make our planning easier and ensure your place in one of our beautiful rooms.
Amdo Dzong: Shaping our future. Information about the planned expansions of our retreat center:
Give sangha friends a few days of retreat for their birthday, as a thank you, as a wedding present, at the end of the preliminary exercises …
In order for you to be able to visit us in a relaxed atmosphere without having to dig deeper into your pockets, we continue to offer all visitors from the euro zone our significantly more favourable conditions.
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