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  • 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
  • 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 Daniela Jung Office hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon and Friday: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 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 Acharya Lama Kelzang Wangdi T: +49 2655 9390-55 geschaeftsfuehrung@kamalashila.de Interpreting and Translation Dr. Judith Debbeler debbeler@kamalashila.de Accounting Gabriele Hefele and Andrea … Next
  • The Institute

    Kamalashila Institute was founded in 1981. It is one of the first Tibetan Buddhist centres in Europe and is the European seat of the Karmapa. The Karmapa is the head of the Karma Kagyu lineage. The 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, is one of the highest ranking lamas of Tibetan Buddhism. The spiritual director of Kamalashila Institute is Dzogchen Pönlop Rinpoche, who himself grew up under the care of the 16th Karmapa. Although he lives in the USA and runs his own centre in Seattle, Rinpoche still visits us on a regular basis. Next

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