Places and topics from former meetings:
small- meeting, 30 September - 4. November 2018, Buddhist
2017Warsaw, small- meeting, 24 - 27 September 2017, Buddhist Modernism and Hybridity today.
Contemporary Europe is characterised by a number of discourses dealing with transformation processes involving Buddhism.
2016Vienna, Maha-Council (large meeting), Sep 25 to Sep 28 (3 days); hosted by the ÖBR - Austrian Buddhist Union
"Buddhist Inspiration in our Age of Crisis". Talks by
Lama Shenpen “Mindfulness as the path to liberation”
Ajahn Sundara “Mindfulness., different levels, mainstream & deep”
Dario Doshin Girolami: “When blossom falls. A meditation course for grieving parents who lost their children”
Lama Irene “Supported ending of Life - How do we as Buddhist teachers think and feel about that?”
Kaikyo Sara Roby-Baranek: “End-of-life or assisted suicide”
Sylvia Wetzel: Dark Night, Emptiness and Renunciation
Marcel Geisser: Buddhism beyound "Ism"
Yesche U. Regel, „Applying Buddhist compassion practices on social, ecological and other urgent matters" and a Tonglen-compassion meditation.
Zarko Andricevic, Present crises in the light of Chan Buddhism
Germany, Berlin, Rigpa Zentrum Dharma Mati Berlin. Sep 27 to Sep 30 (3 days); "The Person of the Teacher and her/his Responsibility and Impact on Society"
USA, Omega Institute, Western Dharma Teachers Gathering
Germany, Hamburg, “Sharing Different Approaches to Key Buddhist Teachings and Practices”
France, Karma Ling. As it was a Maha-Council (large meeting) stretching over 5 days, three topics were at the centre of exchange and discussions. “Authority and Transmission”, “Mindfulness in a Buddhist and in a Secular Context”, “Creating Community”.
Switzerland, Churwalden, "Uncovering the Buddha"
France, Lerab Ling, "Exchanges on Tradition and Experience"
Hungary, Velence, "Engaged Buddhism"
UK, Bettiesfield, "Non-Sectarianism"
Germany, Jaegerndorf, Haus Engl
?? Kamalashila Institut, Germany, at Schloss Wachendorf, with Lama Denys Rinpoche, and some friends still known: Alexander Berzin, Simon Child, Zarko Andricevic, Kurt Krammer, Marcel Geisser
Dharamsala, Indien; on Invitation for H.H. the Dalai Lama (Sylvia Wetzel, Fred von Allmen, Heinz Roiger ect.)