Program for November 2012

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Program for November 2012

Evening Meditation Mon-Fri 8pm

Each weekday night at 8pm center members meet to perform our main practice, the Guru Yoga on the 16th Karmapa, together. The meditation is guided and can last anywhere from 20-40 minutes. All are welcome, there are no perquisites to participate, and there is no cost. A short introduction will be provided for all new friends.

Monthly Events:

Wednesday November 7th at 8pm
Introduction to Diamond Way Buddhism – Jonathan Bradley
Wednesday November 14th at 8pm
The Karma Kagyu Transmission Lineage – Tasso Kallianiotis
Wednesday November 19th at 8pm
No regular program

Many Happy Returns: Buddhist Teachings on Death & Rebirth

Saturday November 17th at 8pm
Lecture with Kerstin Seifert

Sunday November 18th at 4pm
Lecture with Kenn Maly

Kerstin Seifert has been practicing Diamond Way Buddhism since 1980. She is trained in bookbinding and antique books restoration. Kerstin spent five years studying at the Karmapa International Buddhist Institute (KIBI) in New Delhi, India, and recently has organized new study courses in KIBI under the guidance of the 17th Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje. In 2003, she founded a publishing house and has since been deeply involved in publishing books on Buddhism. Kerstin travels and teaches extensively in the network of over 600 Diamond Way Buddhist Centers around the world.

Dr. Kenn Maly was born in Crofton, Nebraska, and studied phenomenological philosophy at Duquesne University, specializing in the work of Martin Heidegger. He is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, where he taught for nearly thirty years. He has translated numerous German books into English, including key texts of phenomenological philosophy and Buddhist texts. Most recently Kenn collaborated in the translation of Lama Ole Nydahl’s upcoming book “Fearless Death: Buddhist Wisdom on the Art of Dying.” He brings his vast experience and expertise in phenomenology’s focus on interpreting experience together with his many years in Diamond Way Buddhism, both as Buddhist teacher and practitioner.

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Wednesday November 28th at 8pm
The Third Pillar of Buddhism: Action – Renzo Balducci

Visiting Teacher Axel Waltl

Friday November 30th at 8pm
Traveling with the Lama

Saturday December 1st at 8pm
Working with the Sangha

Axel Waltl was born in 1968 and studied in Industrial Design. He lives in Vienna where he is the owner of a night club. Axel took refuge in 1995 and has traveled extensively with Lama Ole and worked on his team since 1999. Lama Ole asked him to teach in 2006.


Learn about our retreat center project!

The Northeast Retreat Center
Modern self confident people value real experience over philosophical ideals. Buddha’s teachings offer practical, inspiring, and useful tools for transforming even our greatest disturbances into wisdom by pointing directly at our own enlightened nature. By applying the teachings correctly one can take advantage of every situation, even their bustling city lifestyle, to lead them down the path of freedom and enlightenment.

All events are offered free of charge unless otherwise noted. No prior knowledge of Buddhism is required and there are NO prerequisites for any center event.

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