With Chungpo Gyalton Rinpoche
Sunday, June 7th, 2 to 3:30 pm (CEST)

It is often said that we should see unfavourable circumstances as a spiritual teacher. If we are able to do that, it can be really beneficial and it can make a big difference in the progress of our inner development. This means not being overwhelmed by the present challenging situation, but instead transforming it to our own advantage to develop the qualities that are inherent in our very nature: loving kindness, compassion, and wisdom.

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Online Retreat on two weekends: June 12 to 14 & June 20 to 21

In this retreat we enter the dakini world of Yeshe Tsogyal, the spiritual mother of Tibetan Buddhism.

This Dakini Ngondro known as the The Excellent Path of Great Bliss is a newly revealed mind treasure from A.dzom Paylo Rinpoche.

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Find more online teachings on our Kamalashila Online page. The teachings listed here are Englisch with German translation.


With Lopön Chandra Easton
NEW DATE! Sunday, July 19th, 6 to 7:30 pm (CEST) / 9 to 10:30 am (PDT)

Since the time of the Buddha, women have been walking the path, committed to waking up. While their voices have not always been placed front and center, an unbroken thread – the sacred feminine – has woven itself into all corners of the Dharma since the first Buddhist nun, Maha Pajapati, firmly requested ordination from the Buddha.

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  • German Karma Kagyu Association

    Kamalashila Institute for Buddhist Studies and Meditation is a part of–and simultaneously the main centre of–the Karma Kagyü Gemeinschaft Deutschland e.V. This German association is the official representative of the Karma Kagyu lineage in Germany and of the activities of H.H. the Gyalwang Karmapa in Europe. The association was founded in 1978 as an organizational centre for the numerous visits and programmes of the most eminent teachers of the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.

  • His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa

    H.H. the 17th Karmapa is the spiritual head of the 900-year old Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. He is regarded as one of the most important spiritual architects of our modern times. The Karmapa plays a vital role in the preservation and modernization of Tibetan Buddhist spirituality and culture. Described as one of the most significant “spiritual guides of the 21st century”, the Karmapa has inspired millions of people throughout the world as a teacher, an artist, a poet, and as an environmental activist.

  • City Groups of Kamalashila Institute

    Are you looking for a place near you where you can study and practise meditation and Buddhism? A growing number of meditation groups associated with Kamalashila now exist in several German cities. Each of these has its own individual programme, ranging from weekly meditation sessions to study groups and weekend seminars. The city groups are run by our two resident lamas, Acharya Lama Sönam Rabgye and Acharya Lama Kelzang Wangdi.


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