Friends from our Diamond Way Buddhist centers are always welcome for courses and other events at Karma Berchen Ling. By tradition, our program spreads over three seasons with three main events: the prostration retreat, the summer course and the 8th Karmapa retreat.
In 2019 we have the great honor to once again welcome Lama Chogdrup Dorje to our summer course! Please register on our registrattion page, button “KBL Guide”
72h Prostration Retreat
Again the time is coming for an amazing event – the 72 Hours Prostration Retreat in Karma Berchen Ling. Each spring brave and enthusiastic friends which still have not understood the meaning of the word limit gather in the mountains of Peloponnese in Greece.
The 72 hours of sweat and bliss are great to boost your practice to reach the 111,111 prostrations. If you have already reached that goal, you can inspire and support your friends on the way or even start your 2nd, 3rd etc. Ngondro.
In 2019, the prostration retreat starts at Wednesday 01.05., 18:00 with an introduction for the practice and the retreat by a Diamond Way teacher. At 20:00 sharp we will start with the prostrations and there will be always somebody doing prostrations for the next 72 hours till Saturday 04.05., 20:00.
The price for the accommodation and meals is € 54.
If you are still undecided or not yet know whether you can come, please write to Yavor (firstname.lastname@example.org) or to email@example.com. If you will be in KBL for the first time, please read our new KBL Guide. In addition, you can always ask us and we will help you to find the best way to come here and advice you on what clothes to bring.
Please register as we need to plan food and accommodation in advance:
See you soon at the place of the Black Coat!
The KBL Prostrators
This year our Summer course enjoys the presence of Lama Chogdrub Dorje for about two weeks, starting around the 16th of August. He will perform a Stupa celebration 22.-23. Aug.
16.-20.August: We offer you a five day guided Ngöndro retreat. Each Ngöndro practice plus 8th Karmapa will be explained and guided by a travelling teacher in a retreat setting (several sessions per day). A wonderful opportunity to deepen and push forward your Ngöndro.
Price list per day:
Before & after course – 15€
Ngöndro retreat – 27€
Stupa celebration – 35€
Shuttle one way from Kiato or Xylokastro – 20€
To make our work and preparation easier, please register here.
8th Karmapa Retreat
Again, we invite you to the yearly 8th Karmapa retreat in KBL, this year from 19 to 26 October, starting Saturday evening and finishing Saturday morning. For a whole week, we meditate together in four sessions in the power field of the Kalachakra Stupa and the newly built eight Stupas. Weather conditions in October are usually still nice and warm with clear autumn skies.
This year we have invited Lena Leontova (Russia) and Peter Porkolab (Hungary) to guide this retreat.
If you finished Ngöndro you are invited to join and enjoy the beautiful autumn in Greece. If you would like to join the retreat, please register here.