THE POWER OF JOY

Meditations for a Happy and Meaningful Life

Part 1: December 27 – 30, 2018

Part 2: December 30, 2018 – January 02, 2019

Whole Retreat: December 27, 2018 – January 02, 2019

In this guided retreat we will learn how to sustain our meditation practice with joyful energy. With this joyful and continuous effort we will gradually and easily overcome our difficulties and obstacles and fulfill our wishes for deep happiness. Our wisdom and all our good qualities will naturally grow day by day until we realize our full potential for enlightenment. This retreat is suitable for people of all levels of practice, including beginners.

    Meditationteacher

Gen Kelsang Chö is the resident teacher at Kadampa Meditation Centre Rom, Italy.

He is an English Buddhist monk who has practiced unter the guidance of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for 18 years. His qualities of clarity and loving kindness are an inspiration for everyone.

Detailed information


Timetable

Thursday, Dec 27

6 pm, Supper
8pm, Introduction

Friday, Dec 28 – Tuesday, Jan 01

There will be a break in the afternoon on Sunday December 30th.

9-10 am, 1st session
11:15 am – 12:15pm, 2nd session
lunch
5:30 – 6:30pm, 3rd session
supper
8 – 9pm, 4th session

Wednesday, Jan 02

9-10 am, 1st session
11:15 am – 12:15pm, Wishfulfilling Jewel with Tsog
lunch


Costs

New Year Retreat 2018/2019, Course fee

Options to book:

Part 1: December 27 – 30, 2018

Part 2: December 30, 2018 – January 02, 2019

Whole retreat: December 27, 2018 – January 02, 2019

The fee includes course, accommodation and meals.

Pricelist Kailash IRC, New Year Retreat Dec 27 - Jan 02
Want to stay longer or arrive the night before?
MAIN HOUSE: QUADRUPLE ROOM WITH SHARED BATHROOMOnly Part 1 or 2: CHF 195.-
Whole Retreat: CHF 390.-

additional BnB night: CHF. 60.-
Dinner: CHF 8.-
Lunch: CHF. 12.-
Main House: Twin Room with shared bathroomOnly Part 1 or 2: CHF 300.-
Whole Retreat: CHF 600.-
additional BnB night: CHF. 60.-
Dinner: CHF 8.-
Lunch: CHF. 12.-
Main House: Single Room with shared bathroomOnly Part 1 or 2: CHF 360.-
Whole Retreat: CHF 720.-
additional BnB night: CHF. 70.-
Dinner: CHF 8.-
Lunch: CHF. 12.-
Temple: Single Room with shared bathroom and showerOnly Part 1 or 2: CHF 405.-
Whole Retreat: CHF 810.-
additional BnB night: CHF. 85.-
Dinner: CHF 8.-
Lunch: CHF. 12.-
Temple: Single Room Ensuite with bathroom and showerOnly Part 1 or 2: CHF 450.-
Whole Retreat: CHF 900.-
additional BnB night: CHF. 100.-
Dinner: CHF 8.-
Lunch: CHF. 12.-
Temple: Large Single Room Ensuite with bathroom and showerOnly Part 1 or 2: CHF 465.-
Whole Retreat: CHF 930.-
additional BnB night: CHF. 105.-
Dinner: CHF 8.-
Lunch: CHF. 12.-
Temple: Single Studio Ensuite with bathroom and small kitchen unitOnly Part 1 or 2: Used as a Single Room: CHF 480.- / Used as a Twin Room: CHF 420.-
Whole Retreat: Used as a Single Room: CHF 960.- / Used as a Twin Room: CHF 840.-
additional BnB night: CHF. 110.-
Twin Room occupation CHF. 90.- per person
Dinner: CHF 8.-, Lunch: CHF. 12.-
Temple: Single Studio Ensuite with bathroom and bathOnly Part 1 or 2: Used as a Single Room: CHF 480.- / Used as a Twin Room: CHF 420.-
Whole Retreat: Used as a Single Room: CHF 960.- / Used as a Twin Room: CHF 840.-
additional BnB night: CHF. 110.-
Twin Room occupation CHF. 90.- per person
Dinner: CHF 8.-, Lunch: CHF. 12.-
Course only:Only Part 1 or 2: CHF 175.-
Whole Retreat: CHF 350.-

“We are all interconnected in a web of kindness from which it is impossible to separate ourself.”

 – Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Everyone is welcome to this special retreat!

Information compact


Meditation teacher

Gen Kelsang Chö, resident teacher at Kadampa Meditation Centre Rom, Italy

When

Part 1: December 27 – 30, 2018

Part 2: December 30, 2018 – January 02, 2019

Whole Retreat: December 27, 2018 – January 02, 2019

The retreat starts on Thursday December 27 at 8pm with the introduction in the temple. Supper will be served at 6pm.

Please find more detailed information on the left side.

Where

From the airport (Zurich, Geneva, Basel or Milano):
It will take you 3-4 hours from all the airports with public transport. Take the train to Visp and then the regional train to Stalden-Saas. From Stalden railroad station you can take a bus to Törbel. The bus stop there is called ‘Törbel Post’.

By train:
All major cities in Switzerland offer very good connections to Visp. From there take the regional train to Stalden-Saas. From Stalden railroad station you can take a bus to Törbel. The bus stop there is called ‘Törbel Post’.

Link to Google Maps

Costs

Please find the detailed information on the left side.

Silence during the retreat

During the retreat, in the mornings, we observe silence until lunchtime. Being in silence allows the mind to settle and find peace. In this way you will be able to concentrate better during meditation and to leave all the stress and busyness that we are normally immersed in behind. In the afternoon and evening retreaters are encouraged to discuss their experience of the meditation and teachings, so they can help each-other to overcome obstacles and gain deeper experience. During some retreats, depending on the wishes of the retreaters the retreat can be completely silent from a certain point in the retreat.

Language and Translation

This course will be held in English and translated into Italian, however we try to help to organise more translations if possible.

Volunteering

Kailash IRC is a charity and the Retreat Centre is run by a few volunteers. It is also fun to connect with fellow retreaters while helping out with small tasks. For this reason every participant helps with some jobs (e.g. chopping vegetables, washing dishes, tidying up etc). and the final cleaning at the end of the course.

Find here more practical information about your stay.

More questions?

For more information please call us: +41 (0)27 203 22 22