Mindful – room for tea


With the support of ceramist Judith Mennenöh, Cologne-based artist Kathrin Brecker creates space for tea under the name of Achtsam , in the form of captivatingly beautiful tea bowls that immediately catch the eye with their simple beauty. At least me. The tea bowls correspond to the Japanese Wabi-Sabi Ideal, a Zen Buddhist aesthetic that […]

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Do – the way to the inner master. Martial arts philosophy for life.


Saskia Schottelius has her latest book in the TAO-Verlag ” Do – the way to the inner master. Martial arts philosophy for life. ” released. It is published by Chikara Women in Motion eV and is provided with beautiful illustrations by Antje Meister. On 20.11.2015 from 19:00 Saskia Schottelius is invited to a book presentation […]

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3 dear supporters


The 3 Treasures Fundraiser Brightening a corner of this world is supported and supported by different people. Here are a few voices … 3 treasures is a deli With many lovingly selected products and an inspiring variety of seminars, workshops, readings, movie nights, yoga, Zen meditation, etc. It is a meeting place and for me […]

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The angry Buddha


“A second chance school for those who never had a first chance “ Thanks to an initiative by Barbelies Wiegmann, a network of Buddhist groups is currently forming in Bonn to encourage them to get to know each other and to exchange ideas with each other. In addition to planning a joint Vesakh Festival in […]

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Buddha and Patanjali – The Buddha Dharma and the Yoga Sutra


Four noble truths vs. Patanjali’s Ashtanga Yoga Workshop Introduction to “Sati-Yoga” with Stefan Adinath Zöller The foundations of Buddhism (eg the Four Noble Truths / the Noble Eightfold Path) in comparison with parts of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras (eg Ashtanga Yoga). We deal with a few important principles of the Buddha Dharma and put them in […]

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From Sensory Awareness to Vipassana Meditation


A conversation with Stefan Laeng and the pioneering Buddhist teacher, Ruth Denison I visited Ruth Denison on April 29, 1999 at the Dhamma Dena Desert Vipassana Center , her Buddhist retreat center in the Mojave Desert in Southern California. I do not remember exactly how it came to this visit, but it must have been […]

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Soft heart, strong heart: days of peace and reconciliation in Buchenwald


In the last week of May, 23 practitioners from Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, the United Kingdom and the United States spent time at the memorial site of the former Buchenwald concentration camp, under the motto ” Go to the places you fear and practice peace “. The invitation to the peace days in Buchenwald had […]

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Zen and the elephant in the living room


A conversation with Jürgen Dai Yu Windhorn about Zen, permaculture and the ubiquitous growth dynamics … ” What forms of renunciation and what forms of liberation would it mean for us today if we did not want to be museum administrators of a millennial tradition, but living beings with open eyes? “ 3 treasures : […]

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Zen and the Senses: Memories of Charlotte Selver and Shunryu Suzuki Roshi – An Interview with Yvonne Rand


Zen and Sensory Awareness . Different in form and practice, both of them are simultaneously characterized by a wonderfully enriching relationship, which was also reflected in the encounter and interaction of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi and Charlotte Selver . The following interview is an excerpt from an interview conducted by Stefan Laeng as part of the […]

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MY BUDDHA IS PUNK


” Do not believe what society tells you, do not believe what your parents tell you, but make your own experiences and explore your true self “ The first punk fanzine, the own band with rudimentary equipment and a punk manifesto. In MY BUDDHA IS PUNK , the spirit of optimism is directly felt … […]

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