Program

Program Details

(For opening hours and admission fees, see Home)

Guided Tours (included in the admission fee)

Mo.-Fr. 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m.; and Tu. & Fr. 7 p.m.

Sa./Su. 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m. (and on demand)

Sa./Su. 3 p.m. guided tour in English (and on demand)

Manufacture of Buddhist Plaster Reliefs Sa./Su. 2-6 p.m.

The traditional half reliefs made from plaster (Tsatsas, see also “Tsatsas – History & Production”) depict Buddha-forms, stupas and other good luck symbols. They represent the enlightened qualities of mind. The manufacture and the contemplation of Buddha-aspects in the form of tsatsas have a positive feedback on mind.

Family Sunday: Su. Oct. 15, 2 – 6 p.m.: Special Tours For Families

Long Night: Su. Oct. 21

(open until midnight); 9 p.m. Hans Embert: “On the traces of Buddha”, travel report with pictures

Evening Talks:

Every Tu. & Fr. 8 p.m. / Admission fee 6€

German-English translation on demand

Special program in cooperation with the Adult Education Centre Stadt Regensburg

https://www.vhs-regensburg.de/startseite/

Individual Talks

Fr. Oct. 6, Manfred Seegers: “The Buddhist Refuge”

Manfred Seegers has a Master’s degree in Tibetology. He published several books (e.g. “Knowledge about Meditation”). Every day you take refuge in all kinds of things, and in this way you search for happiness. According to Buddhism, permanent happiness will be achieved through the development of mind’s inherent qualities.

Tu. Oct. 10, Bernhard Lindner: “Timeless Values”

Bernhard Lindner is a music teacher in Munich, and he plays in several chamber ensembles. Since 1985, he has been practicing Diamond Way Buddhism. His talk is about the foundations of Buddhism and about the possibilities of how to realize one’s mind.

Fr. Oct. 13 Julianne Ferenczy: “Joy as a Way of Life”

Apart from being a Buddhist teacher, Julianne Ferenczy is a lawyer, a mediator and a cabaret artist. Joy is one of the basic qualities of the human mind. By experiencing joy in daily life, the inherent qualities of mind can be developed.

Tu. Oct. 17 Klaus Kaltenbrunner: “The Way Things Are”

Klaus Kaltenbrunner is from Villach, Austria, and works as a child neurologist. Being a Buddhist since 1998, he has given teachings at home and abroad for over 10 years. He will give a state-of-the-art introduction into the teachings of Buddha, and he will explain that the things are not what they seem.

Fr. Oct. 20 Guido Czeija: “How Real is Reality?”

Guido Czeija has been practicing Buddhism for over 15 years. He studied physics and now works as a partner of a consulting company and as a coach. In his talk, he will build a bridge between modern science and Buddhism. A key issue is the nature of reality. Buddha says that our world is as real as a dream.

Mo. 23.10. 8:30 p.m. Susan & Chris Bixby “Love & Partnership” – English with German Translation

The lecture takes place in the Buddhist Center Regensburg, Am Brixener Hof 6, 93047 Regensburg.
Chris and Susan Bixby met Lama Ole Nydahl in 1994 and became his student. They were asked by Lama Ole and Hannah to teach in 2006. Susan and Chris were two of the founding members of the Calgary Diamond Way Buddhist Center (1995). For 20 years, they have been involved in the workings of Diamond Way Buddhism in North America, Chris as a lawyer, Susan as a communicator. They have been married for 43 years, have 3 happily married children, 8 grandsons and a granddaughter. They live in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains on a ranch which has welcomed many Diamond Way Retreats.

Tu. Oct. 24 Pit Weigelt “Buddhist Symbols and their Meaning”

Since 1997, Pit Weigelt has been teaching and travelling on behalf of his Buddhist teacher Lama Ole Nydahl. Together with his wife Meike, he has translated and proofread the books of his teacher for many years. In 2009, he and his wife moved to Immenstadt, in the immediate vicinity of the international Diamondway-center, called Europe-Center. Here, he supports the center with many differents tasks. Furthermore, as a former deputy head of a German school, he trains school teachers in Buddhism and produces material for the classroom. In his talk, he will explain the symbolism of Tibetan Buddhism on the basis of statues and scroll paintings.

Fr. Oct. 27 Ulrike Markusch “Compassion and Wisdom”

The long-standing Buddhist Dr. Ulrike Markusch is a psychotherapist and leads the psychooncology ward in Oberstaufen/Allgaeu, Germany. Taking a Buddhist perspective, she will talk about the motivation and the ability to help others while not experiencing oneself as a target at the same time. Inherent qualities of joy, active compassion and fearlessness can be developed, which can then be used for the benefit of all.