Join us for a weekend of meditation and teachings with traveling teachers Maxi and Gerhard, students of Lama Ole Nydahl.
Weekend Program hosted by the Diamond Way Buddhist Center of Minneapolis
Friday, March 13th 6pm Dinner
Introductory lecture: "Why meditate?" followed by 16th Karmapa meditation
Saturday, March 14th 8:30am Group Prostrations
10:00am Personal Practice
1:00pm Lecture with Maxi (8th Karmapa practitioners) followed by 8th Karmapa guided meditation
Lecture with Gerhard: 4 Foundational Practices
4:00pm Personal Practice / Meditation explanations with travel teachers
7:30pm Guided 16K Meditation
8:00pm Lecture by Maxi and Gerhard: "Karma Kagyu Lineage"
10pm-ish HRC Gompa fundraiser festivities
Sunday, March 15th 8:30am Group Prostrations
10:00am Lecture by Maxi and Gerhard "Teacher-Student Relationship"
12:00pm Group 16th Karmapa Meditation
1:00pm Lunch + Clean Cabin
Maxi took Buddhist Refuge with Lama Ole Nydahl in 1983. She co-founded the Buddhist Center in Graz in 1986 and has been living there with her family since then. As of 1986, Maxi has served as the chairman of the Diamond Way Buddhist organization of Austria.
Gerhard took Buddhist refuge with Lama Ole in 1985. He is married to Maxi Kukuvec and together they have one daughter, Anja. Gerhard works at a land surveying company in Graz. He co-founded the Diamond Way Buddhist Center in Graz in 1986 and currently lives there with his family. Gerhard has been teaching Buddhism.
$50/full weekend or
$10 Program day + $5/meal + $5/overnight/person (or $25/night/room)