Buddha in the West: tradition and commitment (in German)

Hybrid-Lecture for those who want to learn more about the history of Buddhism in the West:


  • early encounters with Buddha's teachings during the European classical era
  • the colonial era and the Pali canon
  • early meditation communities in Europe
  • Tibetan exile and its impact
  • recognition as a religion in Austria
  • Neo-Buddhism, Engaged Buddhism


The lecture will close with a short meditation.



It is recommended to attend all lectures. However, beginners are always welcome!


Sat. 10 February 2024, 10:00  12:00
Michael Aldrian


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Michael Aldrian

Michael Aldrian

Michael Aldrian

Teacher of Buddhist religion for Styria, social pedagogue and adult educator.



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