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meditation in brig

Our weekly drop-in meditation classes are taught by qualified Buddhist teachers and are easy to understand and apply to our daily lives. The classes are suitable for both beginners and more advanced practitioners, and emphasize how to use meditation and subsequent practices amidst the busyness of modern, daily life. 


7:00 - 8:15pm


Zeughaus Kultur
Brig Gliserallee 91,
3902 Brig-Glis


CHF 15.-
No need to book

This course is based on the book ‘Modern Buddhism’ by the Buddhist monk and meditation master Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. This inspirational and practical text for daily life can be downloaded as a free ebook >>

The classes are self-contained and can be attended either individually or as a full course. The class is taught in German. 

class series

Meditation and Modern Buddhism

In this series of classes, we learn how to experience more serenity and contentment through training in meditation and developing special ways of thinking. This improved mindfulness enables us to give meaning to our daily experiences and gain insights.

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what to expect

Guided Meditation

Each class begins with guided breathing meditation to help let go of distractions and settle the mind into an experience of inner peace.

Buddhist Teaching

The teacher will then give practical advice, based on the topic of the class, explaining how we can integrate Buddha's timeless wisdom into our busy daily lives.


The class will conclude with a second guided meditation to help us take the teaching to heart. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions.


Markus Graf - Read Bio

Markus Graf has been practicing meditation and Buddhism for over 25 years and is a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. Markus has a kind nature and his teachings are inspiring, humorous and practical. He shows how we can integrate Buddha’s teachings into our work and busy daily lives.


Who are these classes for?

Our classes are for everyone who is interested in learning how to meditate, regardless of background or belief. They are designed to give a broad introduction to Buddhist meditation, teachings, and practice. Everyone is invited to use whichever aspects of the teachings they find helpful.

How should I dress?

No special clothing is required but you might prefer to wear comfortable clothing.

Will I be asked to speak in front of a group?

There is often a chance to ask the teacher any questions that may have come up but you won't be asked to speak in front of a group. 

Is there any physical exercise involved?

There is no physical exercise involved. We focus on internal development through contemplation and meditation.

Do I need to be Buddhist to attend?

No. We present Buddha’s teachings in a way that is accessible to everyone and welcome people from all faiths and backgrounds.

Do I need to book in advance?

There is no need to book in advance, just turn up. 

Can I join the class when the series has begun?

Yes. Although taught as a series, each class is self-contained so people are welcome to come along when it suits their schedule.


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Online Streaming Now Available

Kailash International Retreat Centre is temporarily closed until further notice due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Meditation classes and events are now available online through live-streaming so that you don’t miss out.