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Three Residential Retreats at the Waldhaus Zentrum, Andernach, Germany between 12-24 October 2021. Do join.

I offer three consecutive mindfulness/insight meditation retreats at the Waldhaus Buddhist Zentrum near Andernach, Germany from 12 – 24 October 2021.

There are two five-day retreats and one weekend retreat.

The third retreat from 22-24 October was added yesterday. There are currently plenty of spaces.  The weekend retreat may not be on the website.

If you would like to join, please email the Waldhaus Centre below to book a place.
The retreats consist of comprehensive mindfulness/meditation instructions in sitting, walking, standing/reclining, inter-views with myself, inquiry, questions and answers and a daily talk. Silence is a major feature of these retreats. Suitable for beginners and experienced meditators.

Waldhaus website will provide residential costs. The teacher invites donations at the end of the retreat to support the ongoing teaching.

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Anja from Germany wrote a response on my Facebook page to the pro and anti jabbers. Several fine points. Last paragraph deserves a wide audience.

This is the full comment from Anja on my Facebook Friends page

“I can understand that people are afraid of Corona and of sickness. I can also understand that people are scared that the virus is being used to implement laws that cut us off our freedom and of democracy. Continue reading 



A 6-day Residential/Zoom Retreat in Germany. Saturday 26 June – Friday 2 July 2021

GERMANY (Residential and Zoom)
An Insight Meditation Retreat (Pandemic, Germany/UK travel regulations permitting). One hour drive from Munich.
All are welcome. Beginners and Experienced Meditators
With Christopher and Ulla Koenig.

Saturday 26 June – Friday 2 July 2021

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Outline of Mindfulness Teacher Training Course, via Zoom. Next one starts in October 2021 for 60 trainees. Is this the most affordable 12 month training available?

We are in the final week of a 12 month Mindfulness Teacher Training Course (MTTC) programme for 60 trainees.

During the year between May 2020 and May 2021, we explored a variety of mindfulness practices on the application of mindfulness, including mindfulness of breath, body, feeling tones, states of mind and the world around us. We offer a depth of teaching and an expansive vision. Continue reading 



A former German Marxist wrote sentences of poignant beauty about the Buddhist tradition and the importance of deep wisdom

Edward Conze (1904-1979) ranks among the much loved commentators/translators in the Buddhist tradition. Although born in London, Conze came from a German family with their home in Langenberg, Germany. In the 1930s, he wrote The Principle of Contradiction, a Marxist inspired text on dialetical materialism. A fierce critic of Fascism, he found himself harassed for his views.  In 1933, the Nazis burnt his books in Berlin among thousands of other books, as they were deemed “unGerman.” Continue reading 




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