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  • Standard Business Terms

    The following Standard Business Terms govern all events (courses, seminars, retreats) of Kamalashila Institute commencing 1 January 2009. They govern the relationship between Kamalashila Institute as the organizer and the attendee from the time of valid registration. 1. Terms of Payment: The course fees stated in the published programme are due for payment at the time of registration and must be transferred (by bank transfer) by the attendee to the organizer. For courses taking place over more than one weekend, the attendee may be allowed to pay in instalments. 2. Rebates: The organizer may, in an individual case, reduce the … 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
  • Light Offerings & Pujas

    It is common in Tibetan Buddhist monasteries to perform various ceremonies and rituals at people’s request. This has now become a tradition in Kamalashila as well. We offer the following: 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
  • How to Get Here

    Kamalashila Institute is located in the northern part of the German state Rheinland-Pfalz, in the so-called Vordereifel, at an altitude of around 550 metres. You can get here in the following ways: Next
  • Become a Volunteer

    Kamalashila Institute is a non-profit organisation that is heavily reliant on volunteer help – in and around the buildings and the grounds and during events and seminars. We’re always very happy to welcome newcomers! Helping out on a voluntary basis is also a wonderful way of practising mindfulness in action away from the meditation cushion. We currently need support in the following areas: 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 Team

    The smooth running of the day to day operations of Kamalashila Institute is only possible with the help of many people. The following persons currently make up our core team: Office and Guest Services Brigitte Kohlgraf und Kasia Schlenker Telephone office hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon Wednesday and Friday: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The office is closed on Tuesdays and weekends. T: +49 2655 9390-40 office@kamalashila.de Spiritual Directors Acharya Lama Sonam Rabgye and Acharya Lama Kelzang Wangdi Contact via our office: T: +49 2655 9390-40 office@kamalashila.de Managing Director Brigitte Lause T: +49 2655 9390-55 gf@kamalashila.de Deputy … 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
  • Our City Groups

    In order to provide sangha members and all interested persons with the opportunity of studying and practising Buddhism as close to home as possible, several meditation groups have been established in a number of cities. Each of these has its own individual programme, ranging from weekly meditation sessions to study groups and weekend seminars. Further information about the groups is available from the local organizers (see below) and from Kamalashila Institute at +49 2655 9390-40. In addition to Kamalashila’s city groups, which are run by the two resident lamas Acharya Lama Sönam Rabgye and Acharya Lama Kelzang Wangdi, there are … Next

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