Lecture: Karma: intent, causes and consequences of actions

This lecture gives an overview about some terachings on karma that are relevant for our everyday life. In particular about the connection between attitude and motives, inner and outer conditions and what we call luck or unluck or karma. An exercise will be explained and there will be time for questions.

This lecture is a prerequisite for the following three-day seminar on the same topic.

Please bring writing utensils and comfortable clothes.


Three-day seminar with Sylvia Wetzel: "Karma: intent, causes and consequences of actions". Fri, 20 Sun, 22 April 2018. Information and registration

Venue: She Drup Ling Graz, Griesgasse 2, 8020 Graz


Second lecture by Sylvia Wetzel: "Buddhist ethics in everyday life: do no harm" on Friday, 20 April 2018, 19:00 >>


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Thu, 19 April 2018, 19:00 – 21:00 
Sylvia Wetzel
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Sylvia Wetzel

Sylvia Wetzel, writer, meditation teacher, student of Lama Thubten Yeshe since 1977. Head of the Buddhist Arytara seminar house and Diamant-Verlag in Bavaria for eight years. Long-standing collaboration in the DBU e.V. (German Buddhist Union) and the journal "Lotosblätter" (now "Buddhismus Aktuell"). Founding member of the International Organisation of Buddhist Women, Sakyadhita (Bodhgaya 1987), of the International Network of Western Buddhist Teachers (Dharamsala 1993) and the Buddhist Academy Berlin Brandenburg (2001). Pioneer of Buddhism in the West. Author of numerous books.


  • First lecture: "Karma: intent, causes and consequences of actions" by Sylvia Wetzel
    Thursday, 19 April 2018, 19:00 – 21:00

  • First seminar: "Karma: why we do, what we do, and its consequences" with Sylvia Wetzel

    Time: Fri, 20 – Sun, 22 April 2018
    Fri+Sat, 10:00–13:00 /14:00–17:00
    Sun, 10:00 – 14:00
    Venue: to be announced

  • Second lecture: "Buddhist ethics in everyday life: do no harm" by Sylvia Wetzel
    Fri, 20 April 2018, 19:00 – 21:00

  • The weekly meetings will be prepared and guided by Christine Schnitzer. The topic will be discussed with regard to its meaning for everyday life. Through interaction with the teacher and other students, practical exercises, meditation and further reading or watching movies, the theoretical knowledge is integrated with practical experience.
    Time: on Wednesdays from 19:00 – 21:00
    26/4, 3/5, 10/5, 17/5, 24/5, 31/5, 7/6, 14/6, and 21/6

  • Second seminar: "Does ethical behaviour still pay off nowadys?" with Christine Schnitzer
    Time: Sat, 24 June 9:30 – 18:00,
                Sun, 25 June 9:30 – 14:00
    Venue: She Drup Ling Graz, Griesgasse 2
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