News


11
Aug 2018
Healing Disturbing Emotions with Ven. Namgyel now online

The Healing Disturbing Emotions videos are now online for your viewing if you missed the wonderful teachings by Ven. Namgyel in June. Ven. Namgyel touched us all with his very subtle and practical advice how to heal our disturbing emotions in a simplae but effective way. Many of you that were present for these powerful teachings during Ven Namgyel’s very first visit to Zurich, asked for the videos to be published, and here they are. Subscribe to our Lhagsam Tibetan Meditation YouTube channel to stay tuned and follow future events that will be posted.......

Read More


07
Aug 2018
New course starting on August 28th

On August 28th we are starting our new Discovering Buddhism course – Samsara and Nirvana. The course will go on until the end of 2018. In this module we will investigate what samsara is and how we are stuck in it. We will also find more about nirvana and how to achieve it. The course will help us to develop the determination to be free from suffering and empower us with practical tools to deal with and eliminate disturbing emotions. The course consists of weekly guided meditation, teaching and discussion. It will start......

Read More


30
Jul 2018
Lama Zopa Rinpoche is coming to Switzerland on 13 - 18 November!!

Join us in Bern on 13 November or in Savièse on  16 – 18 November 2018 Lama Zopa Rinpoche, the co-founder and spiritual director of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) is coming to Switzerland soon. Use this rare opportunity to meet an esteemed Tibetan Buddhist master, scholar and meditator, whose warm heart and energetic teachings have been life-changing for thousands of students around the world. In Bern, Lama Zopa Rinpoche will teach Recognizing and using your own potential. A central topic at the beginning of the practice is the realization of the potential of our......

Read More


02
Feb 2018
Injection of Energy from Ven. Robina Courtin - Now Online

What a start of the year! Our kind, energetic, dearest teacher – Australian nun, Ven. Robina Courtin – inspired us to use our precious time in a beneficial way and showed us ways how we can work on our minds to overcome our delusions practically in everyday life, and ultimately be happier. If we watch our minds every day just for a few minutes, apply our wisdom in developing more beneficial habits, we make ourselves better people and the entire world a better place. Such a gift to have the opportunity to......

Read More


22
Dec 2017
Ven. Robina Courtin, January 6th in Zurich

Australian ex-Catholic, ex-political activist, ex-radical feminist, and former bodyguard for the Dalai Lama, Venerable Robina Courtin has been a Buddhist nun since 1978. A renowned teacher of Buddhist psychology and philosophy, Ven. Robina will visit Zurich for the second time to give a course on “How to Get Things Done with Energy and Courage” on January 6th 2018. In this course Ven. Robina will explore the sources of discouragement, laziness and fear, but also the sources of joy, energy and courage. All of these come from our mind and can be developed. The teaching will......

Read More


12
Nov 2017
27-28 November: Geshe Sherab in Zurich

We are very happy to announce that Geshe Sherab will teach at the Lhagsam Tibetan Meditation Study Group in Zurich for the third time at the end of November. Geshe-la will give an introduction to Lojong, also known as “mind training” or “thought transformation” based on the Eight Verses of Thought Transformation by Langri Tangpa. Lojong teachings are quintessential Mahayana teachings in that their aim is to eliminate both the self-cherishing attitude and self-grasping. The mind training tradition is one that is embraced by all Tibetan lineages. Geshe Sherab was the first teacher to ever......

Read More


16
Oct 2017
New course “Refuge in the Three Jewels” starting on October 24th

On October 24th we are starting a new course from the FPMT Discovering Buddhism program ‘Refuge in the Three Jewels‘. When your interest for Buddhism is growing you will soon come to a point when you ask yourself “Should I take refuge? Why? When? How? What does it actually mean?” No more recordings! Starting with this course the teaching material will be presented by an experienced tutor every Tuesday night. We are quite excited for this enhancement, as it will make the course come to live and become more relevant for us all.......

Read More


29
Jul 2017
New course 'All About Karma' starting on August 22nd

On August 22nd we are starting the new course from the FPMT Discovering Buddhism program ‘All About Karma‘. Karma has become a „buzz word“ in the Western world, but many of us have little understanding of what it actually is and how it determines our everyday experiences. In this course we will explore karma, its effects on our lives and what it means to take personal responsibility. We will look in detail at how our actions cause us happiness or suffering, so that we can start playing an active role in creating our......

Read More


29
Jul 2017
Tibetan Meditation for Beginners with Ven. Gendun

We are excited that Ven. Tenzin Gendun accepted our invitation to teach an introduction course to Tibetan Meditation. Ven. Gendun will spend one week in Zurich. The first class will take place on Tuesday, August 15th. We have received many requests to offer a beginner course for non-Buddhists, who are interested to use the meditative techniques to concur everyday stress and to improve their concentration. This 3-evening summer course is designed to give such an introduction in theory and practice. You will learn how to sit, how to structure your meditation session,......

Read More


05
Jul 2017
Our Buddhist Pilgrimage to Lawudo, in the Heart of the Himalayas

Sandra Passardi The magical Lawudo Monastery Lawudo is located in the Himalaya mountain range, in the Solo Khumbu region of eastern Nepal. Lawudo is the place where the former reincarnation of our beloved Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche (the spiritual director of the FPMT), Lama Kunsang Yeshe, also known as the Lawudo Lama, meditated for many years in a small cave. He blessed this place with his pure Dharma practice. Those, who were lucky enough to visit Lawudo, often say that merely seeing this place can open even the stubborn hearts to the......

Read More


Page 1 of 212