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Diamantweg-Buddhismus in Europa


1. - 5. April 2010

Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Audimax

timeless values - unlimited joy. Diamondway-Buddhism in Europe. Lectures with Lama Ole Nydahl. 1st - 5th April 2010, Ruhr University Bochum

Saturday, 3rd April | Buddhism and Society

11 a.m. |  Panel Discussion: "Buddhism and Professional Life"
15.00 Uhr | Panel Discussion: "Blueprint- Living a Buddhist Life in Europe"
20.00 Uhr | Lecture by Lama Ole Nydahl : "Timeless Values in Modern-Day  Buddhism in Europe"

Buddhism and Professional Life

11 a.m.  | Panel Discussion

Panel: Gerhard Waldner, management consultant | Julianne Ferency, lawyer | Gerd Boll, eco-farmer | Karola Schneider, TCM therapist and author

The Panel members are since many years practising Buddhists and teach means and views of the Diamondway –Buddhism. They will discuss, if and in which sense  Buddhist values influence professional and daily life.


Blueprint- Living a Buddhist Life in Europe

3 p.m.  | Panel Discussion

Panel: Kerstin Seifert, Andrea Boy, Alexander Press, Manfred Maier

Is it possible to return to city-life after a three year meditation retreat? What changes bring the responsibility for a large retreatcenter.  How to match family and friends with international Buddhist teaching activity? Answers to questions like these, personal experiences and insights will be discussed by the panel.


Timeless Values in the Modern World-  Buddhism in Europe

8:00 p.m. | Lecture by Lama Ole Nydahl

Buddha’s teachings are like a diamond, whose nature is unvarying, but will reflect the colours of it’s environment.  So have Buddha’s teachings in the past adapted to the cultural conditions found in individual countries, without losing it’s essence. Views and means of
 Diamondway-Buddhism are available  to all interested people in Europe since a few decades.

Location: Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Universitätsstraße 150, 44801 Bochum
Tickets: Tickets include public transport by VRR / VRS
VVK-Hotline: 01805-280123 | Information Hotline: 0151 23 330 819
Organiser: Buddhistische Zentren West der Karma Kagyü Linie e.V., Heinkelstr. 27, 42285 Wuppertal