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Courses & Meditation Workshops

 

Courses and workshops offering practical solutions to everyday problems of modern living derived from the teachings of Buddha.

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Courses consist of teachings and guided meditations, with brief prayers at the beginning. For workshops, refreshments are served between sessions and for day courses this also includes a delicious vegetarian lunch.

 

Learn to Meditate in half a day

Meditation workshops

teachings in German

2.30 – 5.30pm

Saturday 16 MarchSunday 23 JuneSaturday 20 July

Course fee: 18€ 

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Our meditation workshops in Tharpaland are guided by experienced meditation teachers and are open to everyone.

Discover your inner Strength 

Finding real security in uncertain times

with Gen Kelsang Devi, teachings in English

Sunday 7 April 2019

10.00am – 3.30pm

 

Course fee: 25€ 

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Gen Kelsang Devi

Gen Kelsang Devi is the Resident Teacher of Tharpaland International Retreat Centre. She is a modern Buddhist nun originally from Scotland and has been studying and practising Kadampa Buddhism with Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for over 20 years. Gen Devi’s experience makes her teachings and guidance in retreats very powerful, clear and practical. Her joyful warmth and humour make them accessible to everyone. She is an inspiring example of modern Buddhism in practice and is dedicated to helping everyone find peace in their minds through the experience of meditation and to use Buddha’s timeless teachings to discover real happiness in modern life

Living the Moment

Buddha’s teachings on impermanence

with Gen Kelsang Ananda, teachings in German

Saturday 4 May 2019

10.00am – 4.30pm

 

Course fee: 30€ 

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Gen Kelsang Ananda Gen Ananda is a German Buddhist monk and long time student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. He is the Resident Teacher in Kadampa Meditation Centre Berlin and the National Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition for Germany, Romania and Slovenia. Gen Ananda has been a student of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for over twenty years and through his own experience of Dharma is able to teach clearly Buddha’s teachings of Sutra and Tantra. He is known for his good heart, inspiring example and deep practical understanding of the Dharma teachings.

Karma

How to create our own good luck

with Gen Kelsang Devi, teachings in English

Saturday 8 June 2019

10.00am – 4.30pm

 

Course fee: 30€ 

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Gen Kelsang Devi Gen Kelsang Devi is the Resident Teacher of Tharpaland International Retreat Centre. She is a modern Buddhist nun originally from Scotland and has been studying and practising Kadampa Buddhism with Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for over 20 years. Gen Devi’s experience makes her teachings and guidance in retreats very powerful, clear and practical. Her joyful warmth and humour make them accessible to everyone. She is an inspiring example of modern Buddhism in practice and is dedicated to helping everyone find peace in their minds through the experience of meditation and to use Buddha’s timeless teachings to discover real happiness in modern life

Calm Kids Afternoon

Meditation workshop with Kelsang Tsewang

teachings in German

Saturday 13 July 2019

3.30 – 5.00pm

Course fee: 5€ per child

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Kelsang Tsewang Kelsang Tsewang is a modern Buddhist monk, he has been practicing Buddhism for several years and is a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Tsewang has a relaxed and caring nature, his teachings are inspiring and practical, showing how we can intergrate Buddha’s teachings into our modern daily lives.

Being in the Zone

Mindfulness and Concentration

with Gen Kelsang Devi, teachings in English

Sunday 14 June 2019

10.00am – 4.30pm

 

Course fee: 30€ 

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Gen Kelsang Devi Gen Kelsang Devi is the Resident Teacher of Tharpaland International Retreat Centre. She is a modern Buddhist nun originally from Scotland and has been studying and practising Kadampa Buddhism with Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for over 20 years. Gen Devi’s experience makes her teachings and guidance in retreats very powerful, clear and practical. Her joyful warmth and humour make them accessible to everyone. She is an inspiring example of modern Buddhism in practice and is dedicated to helping everyone find peace in their minds through the experience of meditation and to use Buddha’s timeless teachings to discover real happiness in modern life

Dissolving the illusion of loneliness

with Gen Kelsang Devi, teachings in English

Saturday 7 December 2019

2.30 – 5.30pm

 

Course fee: 18€ 

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Gen Kelsang Devi Gen Kelsang Devi is the Resident Teacher of Tharpaland International Retreat Centre. She is a modern Buddhist nun originally from Scotland and has been studying and practising Kadampa Buddhism with Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for over 20 years. Gen Devi’s experience makes her teachings and guidance in retreats very powerful, clear and practical. Her joyful warmth and humour make them accessible to everyone. She is an inspiring example of modern Buddhism in practice and is dedicated to helping everyone find peace in their minds through the experience of meditation and to use Buddha’s timeless teachings to discover real happiness in modern life

Transforming weaknesses

into Strengths 

Meditation workshop

with Marco Thiele, teachings in German

Saturday 6 July 2019

2.30 – 5.30pm

 

Course fee: 18€ 

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Marco Thiele Marco Thiele is a Buddhist who has been practicing meditation and Buddhism for over twelve years and is a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. Marco has a kind and light nature, his teachings are inspiring, humorous and practical. Through his own experience Marco shows how we can integrate Buddha’s teachings into our work and busy daily lives.