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  • Completed fundraising campaigns

    Here you will find an overview of all successfully completed fundraising campaigns: Achieving financial freedom for the future activities of the Karmapa in Germany Preserving what already exists – Restoration of the Peace Stupa Next
  • FAQ

    How do I reach Kamalashila Institute with public transportation? The way to reach us by public transportation can be found here: Link zu Anfahrt Can I stay at Kamalashila Institute without attending a course? Yes. You are more than welcome to stay here to do a retreat, relax, or work as a volunteer. Please make sure to reserve a room on time. What facilities does Kamalashila Institute have? In addition to the ongoing courses and seminars, we have a library, which mainly contains Buddhist literature, a Dharmashop, which sells Tibetan practice texts, books, and various objects used in Buddhist rituals, … Next
  • Organisational Matters

    Below you will find the main information on registering for a course, meals, accommodation possibilities, and how to get here. Next
  • Become a Volunteer

    If our sponsoring members are the heart and backbone of Kamalashila, then our voluntary workers are its arms and legs. It is only with their help that important projects can be realized and the day-to-day work at Kamalashila accomplished–from the administration of the courses right through to keeping up the garden. We are grateful to anyone who feels like helping out in the house or in the gardens. You can do this on a one-time basis, for example on a weekend, or you can take on specific tasks on a regular basis. Anyone who has the time and inclination to … Next
  • Donate now!

    Many people already support Kamalashila Institute with their regular donations. Every donation is welcome, no matter how small. From the Buddhist perspective, it is not only the recipient who is blessed by the donation but the donator as well. One speaks in Buddhism of acquiring merit through positive actions. Donating allows you to consciously take part in designing the world you live in and to strengthen those areas that are especially important to your own life. If Kamalashila Institute with all it has to offer is important to you, then your donation is a good investment. You can use our … Next
  • Becoming a Member

    Would you like to support Kamalashila Institute? One way of supporting Kamalashila Institute is by becoming a sponsoring member in the association Karma Kagyü Gemeinschaft Deutschland e.V. Through your membership, you’ll be supporting both the association and Kamalashila’s activities. Membership in the association entitles you to participate in its annual meeting, which means you have a voice in important decisions, including those concerning Kamalashila Institute. Members also receive rebates on the course fees in Kamalashila Institute in Langenfeld and at other affiliated centres. Members also receive the association’s annual magazine “Dharma-Nektar” free of charge. The magazine reports on the most … Next
  • Our Sangha

    The Pali or Sanskrit word “sangha” means something like “community” or “gathering”. In very general terms, the sangha means the community of all Buddhist practitioners who follow the Buddha’s path and the Buddha’s teachings (dharma). But often students of a particular master or institution will also refer to themselves as a sangha, which is then a more narrow meaning. In spiritual terms, the sangha is one of the so-called “three jewels” consisting of the Buddha, the dharma, and the sangha. Buddhist practitioners take refuge in these, which means they place themselves under the protection of them. One often hears of … Next
  • Contact

    You can reach us by telephone at +49 2655 9390-40 during our office hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–12 noon and Friday: 4 p.m.–6 p.m. The office is closed on Tuesdays and weekends. F: +49 2655 9390-41 office@kamalashila.de Our postal address: Kamalashila Institut Kirchstraße 22a 56729 Langenfeld/Eifel If possible, enter the postal code in your GPS system as there are several Langenfelds in Germany! Bank account for paying course fees: Account holder: Tibetisch-Buddhistische Religionsgemeinschaft Account No. 152002424, BLZ 57650010–Kreissparkasse Mayen IBAN DE2957650010152002424 Payment for: State the number and date of the event Next
  • Supporting Kamalashila Institute

    Like all Buddhist centres, Kamalashila Institute cannot survive without the various kinds of support it receives from its friends, guests, and sponsoring members. There are many different ways you can support our work at Kamalashila and the Karmapa’s vision for Europe. Completed fundraising campains! Next
  • Our Vision

    The world we live in is getting smaller and people’s actions have tremendous impact. In the era in which we live people cannot get away with clinging to their beliefs. I don’t have any personal attachment or clinging to being a Buddhist. We need to step outside the boundaries of Buddhism and really go out and share the benefits of our Buddhist practice with the rest of the world. Next

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