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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
  • The Karmapa

    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
  • 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
  • Our Office

    Do you have questions about our programme or about Kamalashila Institute? Would you like to make a suggestion? Then feel free to contact us! 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
  • 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
  • German Karma Kagyu Association

    Kamalashila Institute for Buddhist Studies and Meditation is a part of and is simultaneously the main centre of the Karma Kagyü Gemeinschaft Deutschland e.V., a German association that functions as the official representative of the Karma Kagyu lineage and of the activities of H.H. the Karmapa in Germany. In the 1970s, prestigious teachers of the Karma Kagyu tradition, such as Kalu Rinpoche and the 16th Karmapa, began travelling to Europe and North America. In the wake of these visits, several Kagyu centres were also established in Germany, which necessitated the founding of an association for the organization and administration 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

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