Selflessness & Compassion
Feb 23 - March 3 in Loenen
with Glen Svensson
This nine-day retreat will focus on three core elements of practice – shamatha, vipashyana & compassion.
Part 1 of the retreat until Wednesday afternoon focuses on calmness, clarity and focus in meditation.
Part 2 from Wednesday afternoon will focus on developing wisdom & insight.
Both parts may be booked separately.
Suitable for both beginners and those already established in these practices.
More info on this page.
This (limited) English section of the website focuses
only on the teachings and courses that are taught in English.
Apart from guided meditations,
prayers and retreats, which are listed on our Program Calendar, our main activities concentrate
on the study
These cover all levels, from talks for
beginners up to study programs that take years to complete. English courses are given in Amsterdam and Loenen.
The Maitreya Instituut aims to
make Tibetan Buddhism accessible in the Netherlands,
because the principles and methods presented
in Buddhism can contribute to human happiness. The institute has
been organizing teachings and courses on meditation
and Buddhist philosophy since 1979.
study- and medtitation centers in Amsterdam and Loenen.
See also About Us.
Maitreya Institute is affiliated with the 'Foundation
for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition' (FPMT),
an international non-profit organisation, under the
spiritual guidance of Lama Zopa Rinpoche and His Holiness
the Dalai Lama.