Practice Retreat "Calm Abiding "

Calm Abiding - Concentrated Meditation (Shamatha)

  We direct our mind to a sense object (breath, visual perception) or
  a mental object (visualisation of a Buddha or an energy centre) and
  remain focussed on this object for an ever extending period.

 

For participants experienced in longer periods of sitting meditation.

Date:
Friday 6 Sunday 8 September 2019
Number of Participants:
8 - 15
Guidance:
Manfred Klell
Location:
Contribution:
(voluntary donation)

Donation for board & lodging: € 120 - € 90 recommended

Donation for the teacher: € 120 90 recommended (directly to Manfred Klell in cash)

Account data: Easybank, IBAN: AT89 1420 0200 1097 9901, BIC: EASYATW1
Account holder: "Association for the Promotion of Buddhist Values"
Please contact us for transfers from NON-EU COUNTRIES!

Manfred Klell

Manfred Klell

Mechanical engineer and specialist in thermodynamics.
Long-standing Buddhist practice, empowerments by H.H. Dalai Lama, Kirti Tsenshab Rinpoche, Lama Zopa Rinpoche and others.

Exemplary schedule

6:30

Wake-up

7:00 – 8:00

Body and breathing exrecises on the terrace followed by meditation in the gompa

8:00

Breakfast
9:00 – 10:30 Sitting meditation

10:30 – 11:00

Break

11:00 – 12:30

Yoga

13:00

Lunch

14:30 – 16:00

Mindful working

16:00 – 16:30

Break

16:30 – 18:00

Sitting Meditation

18:30

Dinner

20:00 – 21:00

Sitting Meditation

Friday, 6 September 2019

Please arrive between 16:00 and 17:30!

» How to get to Kalachakra Kalapa Center

Arrival by train to Schwanberg:

 

S-Bahn from Graz HBF direction Wies / Eibiswald to station Schwanberg Timetable information

From Schwanberg train station you can take the shared taxi (for more information: IstMobil_Südwest) directly to the Kalachakra Kalapa Center with the stop "Buddhist Center". The taxi must be ordered at least one hour in advance.

For your order please call:

0123 500 411 throughout Austria

+43 123 500 411 international

Taxi fare:

with one passenger: 14,30 €
with two to three passengers: 10.40 € / person
with four passengers: € 6.50 / person

For several orders for the same time one taxi will be sent.

 

Provisional timetable on the day of arrival:

16:00 – 17:30 Uhr: Room allocation

18:00 – 18:30 Uhr: Tour through the house and housekeeping matters

18:30 – 19:00 Uhr: Retreat guidelines

19:00 – 20:00 Uhr: Dinner

20:00 – 21:00 Uhr: First unit with Manfred Klell

 

Sunday, 8 September, ca. 14:00

After lunch (ca. 12:15 13:00) we engage in mindful working to leave the center clean and tidy for the next retreat. Thank you!

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