Metta Vihara is a living and practice space for the development of heart and mind, which was founded in 1997 on the initiative of Ayya Khema. Metta Vihara welcomes people for a meditation retreat who practice in this protected living space with the community living there and would like to support the project.
The meditation center in Beatenberg offers various forms of meditation from among the great wealth of Buddhist practices, continuing thereby a tradition of 2500 years, at the same time introducing forms and methods that are helpful in our modern times. The center is located in Beatenberg, Switzerland—overlooking Lake Thun and the Bernese Alps.
Drawing on the wealth of the Buddha’s teaching, we offer a complete program of training in concrete methods that relieve suffering and promote happiness and peace in ourselves and in the world. The European Institute of Applied Buddhism is located approx. 70 km east of Cologne.
Gaia House is a meditation retreat center offering silent meditation retreats in the Buddhist tradition. Join us in this historic setting, deep in the peaceful beauty of the South Devon countryside, to explore the teachings of the Buddha, guided by experienced Dharma teachers from all over the world.
For almost 30 years, many hearts and hands have created a precious treasure under the wide, open skies of northwestern Germany: Pauenhof, as the name of the estate has been for 1480 years. In recent years, a very special meditation center developed here.