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Dates 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. 



Weekly Meetings and Contacts



Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States. Contact: Trevor Beach, beach.trevor.tb@gmail.com

Dublin, Ireland. Contact: Jonathan O'Donovan, jodonova@gmail.com

London, UK. Contact: Mike Hogan, me@mikehogan.net

Birmingham, UK. Contact: Lama Karl Eikrem, kheikrem@hotmail.com

Leeds, UK. Contact: Lucy, lucykerrell3@gmail.com

Helsinki, Finland. Contact: Helena Alhback, helena.ahlback@gmail.com

Oulu, Finland. Contact: Tiia Lämsä, lamsa.tiia@gmail.com





Webcasts

Teacher: Lama Karl

Time: Sunday 31st of May 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 12th of July 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 23rd of August 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 27th of September 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 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 



Finland: Helsinki Retreat: Fri 13th - Sun 15th November 2020

  • Theme: How to Attain Buddhahood in This Life
  • Place: To be announced (near 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



United Kingdom: Rainbow Body Yoga Level 1 Weekend Course: Sat 28th- Sun 29th November 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 




December 




Finland: Master Mindfulness Instructor Course (Invitation Only)

  • Sat-Sun 5.-6.12.2020





United Kingdom: Pemako Buddhist Winter Retreat (Residential): Sun 27th December - Sun 3rd January 2020

  • Theme: How to Attain Buddhahood in This Life
  • Place: Llety Ceiro Guesthouse, Wales

  • Teacher: Kim Rinpoche

  • Fee: 560 GBP. If you can't afford the full fee, 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 refunds. 

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