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Since 1972 Ole Nydahl, the first European Lama and meditation master, established more then 650 meditation centres around the world.
 
 

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Retreats

 Retreats are periods of meditation practice, which last for several days, weeks or years in a quiet, solitary place with no distraction to daily situations.  Solitary meditations give the most effect when practitioners have a clear goal and a certain structure to the daily routine, they are looked after and are overseen by one of the Buddhist centre, while the solitary nature of the retreat is agreed with the teacher in advance. 

Meditation retreats can be open or closed, single, couple or group ones. Thanks to them a person may develop more distance to everyday    situations and deepen the meditation experience.

Collective retreats are more popular among Karma Kagyu Buddhists. Groups of friends go to the country, to a specially designated, fully equipped meditation retreat centres, meditate and listen to the lectures together during the course of several days. The retreats are frequently dedicated to Ngondro – foundational practices.  

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(Russian) Нюнгне

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