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Contacts and Events 2020



Worldwide Contacts: Europe, Russia and USA


 

Ireland:

  • Jonathan O'Donovan, Dublin, jodonova@gmail.com
  • Luke Reardon, Dublin Ireland/Toulon France. blueluke7@gmail.com

UK:

  • Gwen Hollis, Birmingham UK, drgwenhollis@hotmail.com
  • James Ferguson, Birmingham UK, james.ferguson@fineartpictureframing.co.uk
  • Lucy, Leeds UK, lucykerrell3@gmail.com

Finland:

  • Helena Alhback, Helsinki, helena.ahlback@gmail.com
  • Tiia Lämsä, Oulu, lamsa.tiia@gmail.com
  • Tomi Lehtonen, Tampere Finland, tomi.k.lehtonen@gmail.com

Lithuania: 

  • Manus Boyle Tobin. Merkine, Lithuania, manus.boyletobin@gmail.com

Norway:

  • Oskar Melkeraaen Aas, Oslo Norway, oskaraas123@outlook.com,

Sweden: 

  • Robert Andersson, Stockholm Sweden, robert.nils.andersson@gmail.com

Russia:

  • Maksim Neko, Moscow, Russia, koneko-sama@yandex.ru

Switzerland:

  • Urs 'Ugi' Müller, Sursee Switzerland, ugi@leerpunkt.ch

USA:

  • Trevor Beach Baton Rouge, LA, USA, beach.trevor.tb@gmail.com
  • Matthew Horn Boulder, CO, USA, hornm75@gmail.com

Events 2020

For the time being, all events are held on Zoom over internet. Please visit our Facebook page for all upcoming retreats, empowerments and other events.

All are welcome to join. City Retreats are non-residential. Send email for more information.





Webcasts



Teacher: Lama Karl

Time: Sunday 1st of November 2020, 4-6 pm, UK time zone

Fee: 50-100€

Place: Zoom group video Register through email: team@openheart.group



Teacher: Lama Karl

Time: Sunday 13th of December 2020, 4-6 pm, UK time zone

Fee: 50-100€

Place: Zoom group video

Register through email: team@openheart.group






January



United Kingdom: Rainbow Body Yoga Level 1 Weekend Course: Sat 25th- Sun 26th January 2020

  • Place: Birmingham Meditation Centre, 65 Linden Road, Smethwick B664DZ

  • Teacher: Lama Karl 

  • Fee: 100-200 GBP (sliding scale). Students and unemployed: 80 GBP. If you cannot afford these prices, negotiate a suitable fee with the organiser. No one is turned away due to lack of funds. We ask for a deposit of £50 to be paid upon registration. 

  • Info and registration: Monica Nilsen, team@openheart.group 



February

Finland: Private Retreat, Invitation Only: Mon 3rd - Thu 6th February 2020

  • Place: Lohja, Sammatti

  • Teacher: Kim Rinpoche


Ireland:
Dublin City Retreat: Fri 14th - Sun 16th February 2020 (+ Post-Retreat Mon 17th - Tue 18th Feb, Invitation Only)

  • Place (changed): ST. MARY'S PRIORY, Tallaght Village, Dublin 24, Ireland.

    http://www.stmarys-tallaght.ie/site/

  • Teacher: Kim Rinpoche

  • Fee: 120 - 220 EUR (sliding scale). If you cannot afford these prices, negotiate a suitable fee with the organiser. No one is turned away due to lack of funds. 

  • Info and registration: Shane O’Donovan, shaneod52@gmail.com 

  • Accommodation: Non-residentials can ask accommodation at the homes of local sangha members. Please request this well in advance as there is limited availability. 



Finland: Master Mindfulness Instructor Course (Invitation only)

  • Sat-Sun 22.-23.2.2020




March



Finland: Helsinki: Fri 6th - Sun 8th March 2020

  • Theme: How to Attain Buddhahood in This Life
  • Place: Siilitie, Helsinki

  • Teacher: Kim Rinpoche

  • Fee: To be announced. If you can't afford these prices, negotiate a suitable fee with the organiser. No one is turned away due to lack of funds.

  • Info and registration: Helena Ahlbäck, pemakobuddhistsangha@gmail.com  



Spain: Alicante: Mon 9th - Wed 18th March 2020, Invitation Only

  • Place: Torrevieja

  • Teacher: Kim Rinpoche

United Kingdom: Rainbow Body Yoga Level 1 Weekend Course: Sat 21st- Sun 22nd March 2020

  • Place: Birmingham Meditation Centre, 65 Linden Road, Smethwick B664DZ

  • Teacher: Lama Karl 

  • Fee: 100-200 GBP (sliding scale). Students and unemployed: 80 GBP. If you cannot afford these prices, negotiate a suitable fee with the organiser. No one is turned away due to lack of funds. We ask for a deposit of £50 to be paid upon registration. 

  • Info and registration: Monica Nilsen, team@openheart.group 



April 



Online Course at Zoom: Guru Rinpoche's Vajra Yoga

Time: 4th and 5th of April 2020

Click the title for details.

Online: Pemako Buddhist Spring Retreat: Fri 17th - Tue 21st April 2020

  • Theme: How to Attain Buddhahood in This Life
  • Place: Zoom Group Video Call

  • Teacher: Kim Rinpoche

  • Fee: 

  • Info and registration: Click here



United Kingdom: Two-Part Formula for Awakening Weekend Intensive Birmingham Sat 25thSun 26th April

  • Place: Birmingham Meditation Centre, 65 Linden Road, Smethwick B664DZ

  • Teacher: Lama Karl 

  • Fee: 100-200 GBP (sliding scale). Students and unemployed: 80 GBP. If you cannot afford these prices, negotiate a suitable fee with the organiser. No one is turned away due to lack of funds. We ask for a deposit of £50 to be paid upon registration. 

  • Info and registration: Monica Nilsen, team@openheart.group 




May



Internet: Birmingham City Retreat, Fri 8th - Sun 10th May 2020

  • Theme: How to Attain Buddhahood in This Life
  • Place: Zoom Video Conference

  • Teacher: Kim Rinpoche

  • Fee: 120-220 GBP (sliding scale). If you cannot afford these prices, negotiate a suitable fee with the organiser. No one is turned away due to lack of funds. 

  • Info and registration: Monica Nilsen, team@openheart.group 

  • Accommodation: Non-residentials can ask accommodation at the homes of local sangha members. Please request this well in advance as there is limited availability. 



United Kingdom: Rainbow Body Yoga Level 1 Weekend Course, Sat 23rd- Sun 24th May 2020

  • Place: Birmingham Meditation Centre, 65 Linden Road, Smethwick B664DZ

  • Teacher: Lama Karl

  • Fee: 100-200 GBP (sliding scale). Students and unemployed: 80 GBP. If you cannot afford these prices, negotiate a suitable fee with the organiser. No one is turned away due to lack of funds. We ask for a deposit of £50 to be paid upon registration.  

  • Info and registration: Monica Nilsen, team@openheart.group



Finland: Master Mindfulness Instructor Course (Invitation Only)

  • Sat-Sun 23.-24.5.2020




June



United Kingdom: Two-Part Formula for Awakening Weekend Intensive Birmingham, Sat 6thSun 7th June 2020

  • Place: Birmingham Meditation Centre, 65 Linden Road, Smethwick B664DZ

  • Teacher: Lama Karl 

  • Fee: 100-200 GBP (sliding scale). Students and unemployed: 80 GBP. If you cannot afford these prices, negotiate a suitable fee with the organiser. No one is turned away due to lack of funds. We ask for a deposit of £50 to be paid upon registration. 

  • Info and registration: Monica Nilsen, team@openheart.group 



Zoom Live Video: Pemako Buddhist Weekend Retreat: Fri 12th - Sun 14th June

  • Theme: How to Attain Buddhahood in This Life
  • Place: Zoom Live Video, click for info.

  • Teacher: Kim Rinpoche

  • Info and registration: Helena Ahlbäck, pemakobuddhistsangha@gmail.com



July 



Internet: Pemako Buddhist Summer Retreat (Residential): Sat 18th - Sat 25th July 2020

  • Theme: How to Attain Buddhahood in This Life
  • Place: Zoom video call, internet

  • Teacher: Kim Rinpoche

  • Info and registration: Click here for info and registration.




August



Finland: Master Mindfulness Instructor Course

  • Sat-Sun 29.-30.8.2020




September



Zoom: City Retreat Fri 4th - Sun 6th September 2020

  • Theme: How to Attain Buddhahood in This Life
  • Place: Zoom video

  • Teacher: Kim Rinpoche

  • Fee: 120-220 GBP (sliding scale). If you cannot afford these prices, negotiate a suitable fee with the organiser. No one is turned away due to lack of funds. 

  • Info and registration: Monica Nilsen, team@openheart.group 

  • Accommodation: Non-residentials can ask accommodation at the homes of local sangha members. Please request this well in advance as there is limited availability. 

   



October


United Kingdom: Two-Part Formula for Awakening Weekend Intensive Birmingham, Sat 10th – Sun 11th October 2020

  • Place: Birmingham Meditation Centre, 65 Linden Road, Smethwick B664DZ

  • Teacher: Lama Karl 

  • Fee: 100-200 GBP (sliding scale). Students and unemployed: 80 GBP. If you cannot afford these prices, negotiate a suitable fee with the organiser. No one is turned away due to lack of funds. We ask for a deposit of £50 to be paid upon registration. 

  • Info and registration: Monica Nilsen, team@openheart.group 



Ireland: Pemako Buddhist Autumn Retreat (Residential): Fri 16th - Tue 20th October

  • Theme: How to Attain Buddhahood in This Life
  • Place: Monalea Barn, Wexford, Ireland

  • Teacher: Kim Rinpoche

  • Fee: 330 EUR if deposit is paid by 1st of September. EUR 360 if deposit is paid after 1st of September.  Incl. accommodation, food and teachings. If you can't afford these prices, negotiate a suitable fee with the organiser. No one is turned away due to lack of funds. Fee to be paid 2 weeks before the retreat. No refund is available after this point.  

  • Info and registration: Shane O’Donovan, shaneod52@gmail.com 



November 



Nowember Retreat at Zoom Video: Fri 13th - Sun 15th

and added Mon 16th-Tue 17th November 2020

  • TOPIC: Tantric Buddhism in the 21st Century West

    TEACHER: Kim Rinpoche

    Our Nowember Weekend Retreat will be held online through Zoom video call. The standard retreat is from Friday to Sunday. Two additional days has been added for those who want to practice two more days. As usual, we will practice Rainbow Body Yoga, dzogchen atiyoga, tantric guru yoga and have open discussions. Click here for Facebook event including all info and Zoom link.

     




December 




Finland: Master Mindfulness Instructor Course (Invitation Only)

  • Sat-Sun 5.-6.12.2020





Pemako Buddhist Winter Retreat Via Zoom Video:

7 days: Sun 27th December - Sun 3rd January 2021

+ Optional Extra 3 days: Mon 4th January - Wed 6th January 2021