Travel and teaching schedule for Bill Karelis

Living Life Fully: Finding Sanity and Goodness in the Unpredictable

by Bill Karelis

is currently available on www.shambhala.com, www.amazon.com, www.bn.com, www.walmart.com, and other booksellers' sites, as well as by order in bookstores; and for institutions and other bulk purchases from Random House.

In Europe it is available for individual purchase on sites in every country,

including http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/Living-Life-Fully-Bill-Karelis/9781559393942

Upcoming Program:
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  Boulder, Colorado

at A Place to Sit

1800 30th St., Suite 201

 

Elocution class with Tania Leotov

Wednesday evenings from 7:45 - 9 pm

August 20th, 27th and Sept 3rd, 10th and 17th, 2014

 

Next Sadhana of Mahamudra at 6:45 pm Tuesday, Sept 9th

  

 

 Warsaw, Poland 

August 23rd-31st, 2014

Basic Goodness as a Way of Life

 8-day meditation intensive 

Bodhidharma Zen Center
Falenica District

contact: Beata at ocean_dharmy@wp.pl

 

 

 

Katowice, Poland

Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept 2nd and 3rd, 2014

Living an Uplifted Life

at Rudy Goblin

7 pm both evenings

(it is possible to attend either or both talks)

Contact: Beata at beata.bed33@wp.pl

 

 

 

Prague, Czech Republic

Thursday evening, Sept 4th, 2014, at 18.30 (6:30 pm)

Living an Uplifted Life:

a public talk

Maitrea

Týnská ulička 1064/6

Praha 1-Staré Město

Inquiries and registration: tadeasdufek@yahoo.com

 

Kutna Hora, Czech Republic

Saturday-Sunday, Sept 6th-7th, 2014

11:00 am-17:00 (5 pm) on Saturday, Sept 6th

10:00 am-15:00 (3 pm) on Sunday, Sept 7th

Living an Uplifted Life

Price: by voluntary contribution

Contact: Martin at mmoskalyk@seznam.cz or 776838668

 

   

 

Vilnius, Lithuania

Sept 12th-16th, 2014

 The Journey of Basic Goodness

 

Public Talk

Friday, Sept. 12th, 2014, 19:00 - 21:00 (7 - 9 pm)

Location : Hotel MARBLE, Maironio str.13, Vilnius

Cost: free of charge

 

 

Weekend Program

Saturday, Sept. 13th, and Sunday, Sept. 14th

Both days begin at 9:00; lunch 12:00-13:30; end of day 16:30

Location: in the Belmontas area of Vilnius

Cost: 120 LT, with discounts and scholarships for students, the elderly

Talk at Vilnius University, Monday, Sept 15th

Contact: Darius at daraltu@gmail.com

 

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The Hague, Holland

Tuesday-Wednesday, Sept 16th-17th, 2014

Awareness in Everyday Life

a two-evening program

(one may attend either or both evenings)

Talk - 16 September 20.00 ( 8 pm)

 

at Idazaal, Prinsestraat 37, Den Haag (voluntary contribution, 15 euro suggested)

Practicum - 17 September 20.00 (8 pm)

at Bloom, Koninginnegracht 28, Den Haag (voluntary contribution, 15 euro suggeted)

 

Contact: Guus at gb@oww.net or 31655732875  

 

 

Romania

Sept 19th-28th, 2014

 

Sept 19th-21st

 

Weekend program in Bucharest:

Living Life Fully: Finding Sanity and Goodness in the Unpredictble 

Presentations and discussions from the book by that name

Publlic talk at Seeds for Happiness, Friday, Sept 19th

For the public talk, contact Seeds for Happiness

For the weekend program contact margareta.mihailescu@yahoo.co.uk

 

Sept 22nd-25th

Public talks in Sibiu and Cluj

Contact: Sega at contact@sega-namaste.com

 

Sept 26th-28th

Weekend program in Brasov

Cultivating awareness in Daily Life

Public talk Friday evening, Sept 26th, at Open Heart in downtown Brasov

For the weekend program contact: evenimentbrasov1@gmail.com 

 

further details and contacts to be announced

 

 

Cologne, Germany

October 3rd-5th, 2014

a weekend program

on the Shambhala discovered-treasure teachings of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche

Contact Christian at ch.doll@freenet.de

 

 

 

Recent Past Programs

 

Bonn, Germany

 

Thursday, March 6th, 2014
Putting Yourself in Someone Else's shoes
7:30 pm

 Paramita-ProjektClemens-August-Str. 17 17
D-53115 Bonn-Poppelsdorf Tel. 0228-9086860
e-Mail: paramita-projekt@t-online.de

Langenfeld, Germany

Kamalashila Institute
March 7th-14th, 2014

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness
According to the Teachings of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

7-day meditation program (sitting and walking)
With daily talks, regular interviews, discussion and social time

Kamalashila Institute
Contact: www.kamalashila.de
kamalashila@t-online.de +49 2655 9390-40 

The Hague

Netherlands

Saturday, March 15th, 2014

Gentleness and Daring

a one-day meditation program
10 am - 5 pm
Idazaal, Prinsestraat 37, 2513 CA Den Haag
www.idazaal.nl

contact: Guus at  gb@oww.net
phone 06 55 73 28 75

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Kosice, Slovakia

March 17th, 2014, at 19:30

Fear and Fearlessness

Location: DOBRÁ ČAJOVŇA

Address: Mäsiarska 42, Košice, Slovakia

 http://www.dobra-cajovna.sk/:

Contact: Tanya at tatianky@yahoo.com, or 0917 879 809

Kutna Hora, Czech Republic

March 19th, 2014, 19:00 (7 pm)

Uncovering the Treasure of Mind

Barvířův dům Bartolomějská 221 Kutná Hora
Contact: kakosova.s@seznam.cz

Ankara, Turkey

Introduction to Meditation

March 22nd, 2014, 14:30 - 16:30

Contact: lilianastanculescu@yahoo.com

Romania

March 27th-April 6th, 2014

Bucharest

Thursday, March 27th, 7:30 pm

a public talk on

Shambhala: the Sacred Path of the Warrior

a recently translated book by Chogyam Trungpa

at Seeds for Happiness

contact: www.seedsforhappiness.ro

Brasov

Saturday, March 29th, 10 am-noon

Shambhala: the Sacred Path of the Warrior in Theory and Practice

Ceainaria Open Heart Teahouse (downtown)
contact: https://www.facebook.com/OpenHeartCeainaria

Near Brasov:

March 29th-April 6th

An 8-day intensive training,

studying and practicing Shambhala, the Sacred Path of the Warrior

co-presented with Chris Pleim

For 8-day sitting program
contact Andreea c/o <andreea.catuneanu@yahoo.com>or 40 723 651 277 

 

 

Vilnius, Lithuania

April 11th-14th, 2014

 

April 11th-13th

The Path of the Warrior

Public Talk:

Friday, April 11th, 2014, 19:00 - 21:00 (7 - 9 pm)

Location:

Shakespeare Viesbutis Hotel, Bernardinu str. 8/8, LT - 01124 Vilnius

Cost: free of charge

Weekend Program:

Saturday, April 12th, and Sunday, April 13th

Both days begin at 9:00; lunch 12:00-13:30; end of day 16:30

 

Location: in the Belmontas area of Vilnius

Cost: 120 LT, with discounts and scholarships for students, the elderly and others in need upon request

Contact for all the above events:

daraltu@gmail.com

 

and

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014, 17:00 (5 pm):

 

The Life and Teachings of Mahasiddha Tilopa

 

Vilnius University, Center of Oriental Studies Location

Universiteto str. 5 • Kovalevskio auditorium Contact: tel.; (8~5) 268 7256

 

 

  

 

London, UK

Friday, April 18th, 2014, 7-9 pm

Unconditional Confidence

 

Location: Kailash Centre, 7 Newcourt Street, St Johns Wood, London, NW8 7AA

 

 

 

 

Boulder, Colorado 

May 9th-18th, 2014 

9-day meditation intensive 

with talks by senior students of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche 

9 am-noon and 2-5 pm each day
1800 30th St.
The Crossroads Gardens Bldg.
Room 201
Schedule of remaining talks, as of May 15th:

 

 

--Frank Berliner, "The Insights that Lead to Enlightenment," 10:30 am, Thursday, May 15th
--Suzanne Duarte, "The Path to Becoming a Genuine Human Being: Reminiscences of the Vidyadhara, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche," 3:30 pm, Thursday, May 15th
--Brad Upton, "Cool Boredom," 10:30 am, Friday, May 16th
--Tania Leontov, "Introduction to Elocution," 4 pm, Saturday, May 17th
--Bill Karelis, "Awareness as the Body of Meditation," 10:30 am, Sunday, May 18th

 

 

Mobile, Alabama 

July 22nd - 28th, 2014

 Working with Emotions

 a 6-day meditation intensive 

 Convent  and Academy of the Visitation
2
300 Spring Hill Ave, Mobile, AL 36607

Contact: Karen Palazzini

k
palazzini@att.net or (251) 661-0191

 

 Boulder, Colorado

August 9th-17th, 2014

Nine-day urban meditation intensive 

A Place to Sit

1800 30th St, Suite 201

Boulder

9 am - noon and 2 - 5 pm each day

Sadhana of Mahamudra practice at 6:45 pm on Sunday, August 10th

Presentations so far:

Monday, August 11th, 3:30 pm:

"Devotion as the Head of Meditation" by Bill Karelis

Thursday, August 14th, 10:30 am:

Frank Berliner reading a chapter from his upcoming book

Saturday, August 16th, 3:30 pm:

"Thoughts as Dharmakaya" by Bill Karelis

Sunday, August 17th, 10:30 am:

"Service on the Bodhisattva Path' by Tania Leontov

 

 

 

 

or by phone at 0722 221 769

 

 

 

Weekend program in Brasov:

Cultivating Awareness in Daily Life

Sept 26th-28th

 

 

 

Recent, Past Programs:
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Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC
Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

7 pm
A public talk on

Mindfulness and Leadership

Benson University Center (Room 401C)
Sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain and the Department of Religion 

Mobile, Alabama
Saturday-Sunday, February 8th-9th, 2014

Renunciation While Living Fully in the World

Saturday, February 8th, 9:00am – 4:00 pm
Sunday, February 9th, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Meditation Center of Alabama
3821 Airport Blvd, Mobile, AL
Cost: $50 for the weekend ($25 for one day) - lunch at Bankok Thai is included in the price 

Contact: Karen Palazzini
kpalazzini@att.net or (251) 661-0191 

Boulder, Colorado

two-day nyinthun (all-day sitting) 

Saturday and Sunday, February 15th-16th, 2014 

1800 30th St.Crossroads Gardens Bldg.
room 2019 am-noon and 2-5 pm both days 

 Warsaw, Poland
Saturday, Sept 7th-Sunday, Sept 15th, 2013

8-day meditation program
 

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness 

Bodhidharma Zen Center
In this 8-day program, the presenter, Bill Karelis will give daily talks (with discussion), based on the Satipatthana Sutta of Buddha Shakyamuni.with. He and his wife, Brigitta Karelis, a psychotherapist and meditation instructor, will meet individually with participants and share guidelines for the practice. The main discipline for the program will be sitting practice for periods of about 20 minutes, alternated with periods of walking meditation and exercises related to the sitting practice.
Contact: Natalia Kootstra natalia.kootstra@gmail.com 

 Nuuk, Greenland
Sept 16th-23rd, 2013
three events:
Tuesday and Thursday, Sept 17th and 19th, 7 pm
Meditation in Everyday Life
National Library in Nuuk
 
Friday - Sunday, Sept 20th-22nd
The Discovery of Basic Goodness
Friday, Sept. 20th, 7 pm public talk
Saturday and Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm weekend program
BankNordik Konferencelokale, Nuuk
Contact for all events: aviaja@inuaspace.com

Boulder, Colorado

 two-day nyinthun (all-day sitting)
February 15th-16th, 2014
c
ontact and location to be announced
 

 

Bonn, Germany 

Thursday, March 6th, 2014
Putting Yourself in Someone Else's shoes
7:30 pm

P
aramita-Projekt

Clemens-August-Str. 17 17
D-53115 Bonn-Poppelsdorf D-53115 Bonn-Poppelsdorf

Tel. 0228-9086860  e-Mail: paramita-projekt@t-online.de 

Langenfeld, Germany

Kamalashila Institute

March 7th-14th, 2014

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness

According to the Teachings of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

7-day meditation program (sitting and walking)
With daily talks, regular interviews, discussion and social time

Kamalashila Institute

Contact: www.kamalashila.de
kamalashila@t-online.de
+49 2655 9390-40 

The Hague

Netherlands

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

Gentleness and Daring

a one-day meditation program

contact, location and times to be announced

Kosice, Slovakia

 

March 17th or 18th, 2014

a public talk

details to be announced

Kutna Hora, Czech Republic

 

March 19th, 2014

 

Uncovering the Treasure of Mind

7 pm
location and contact to be announced

Ankara, Turkey

 

March 21st -23rd, 2014

program to be announced

Romania

 

March 27th-April 6th, 2014

Bucharest

Thursday, March 27th

a public talk on

Shambhala: the Sacred Path of the Warrior

a recently translated book by Chogyam Trungpa

at Seeds for Happiness

contact: www.seedsforhappiness.ro

 

March 29th-April 6th

An 8-day intensive training

studying and practicing the Warrior Path

co-presented with Chris Pleim

For 8-day sitting program contact Andreea c/o <andreea.catuneanu@yahoo.com>;or 40 723 651 277

Warsaw, Poland 

Saturday, Sept 7th-Sunday, Sept 15th, 2013
8-day meditation program

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness

Bodhidharma Zen Center
In this 8-day program, the presenter, Bill Karelis will give daily talks (with discussion), based on the Satipatthana Sutta of Buddha Shakyamuni.with. He and his wife, Brigitta Karelis, a psychotherapist and meditation instructor, will meet individually with participants and share guidelines for the practice. The main discipline for the program will be sitting practice for periods of about 20 minutes, alternated with periods of walking meditation and exercises related to the sitting practice.
Contact: Natalia Kootstra natalia.kootstra@gmail.com

Nuuk, GreenlandSept 16th-23rd, 2013
three events:
 Tuesday and Thursday, Sept 17th and 19th, 7 pm
Meditation in Everyday Life
National Library in Nuuk
Friday - Sunday, Sept 20th-22nd
The Discovery of Basic Goodness

Friday, Sept. 20th, 7 pm public talk

Saturday and Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm weekend program

BankNordik Konferencelokale, Nuuk Contact for all events:  aviaja@inuaspace.com

Romania
Sept. 26th - Oct 6th, 2013
three events:
In Bucharest:

B
enefits of Mindfulness and Awareness in the Workplace
Thursday, Sept. 26th
Seeds for Happiness
see www.seedsforhappiness.ro

In Brasov:
Taming the Mind

Friday evening, Sept 27th, public talk
Saturday morning, Sept 28th, workshop

Ceainaria Open Heart Teahouse

contact: https://www.facebook.com/OpenHeartCeainaria

In Mangalia:
8-day intensive sitting program

Sept 28th-Oct 6th, 2013
Like a Snow Lion in Its Prime
from the Shambhala Discovered Treasure teachings of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
For 8-day sitting program contact Andreea c/o <andreea.catuneanu@yahoo.com>;
or 40 723 651 277

Prague, Czech Republic
Tuesday, Oct 8th, 20137-9 pm

Reading and book signing
Living Life Fully: Finding Sanity and Goodness in the Unpredictable
Maitrea
House of Personal Development
Address: Týnská ulička 1064/6, 110 00 Prague 1-Old Town, Czech Republic
Phone: +420 221 711 631

Freiburg, Germany

Friday evening, Oct 11th and Saturday, Oct 12th, 2013

Friday evening, Oct 11th, 7 pm
im Hörsaal Ecke Hauptstraße /Karlstraße, Universitätsklinikum Freiburg, Hauptstr. 8, 79104
Freiburg
Putting Yourself in Someone Else's Shoes

Saturday, Oct 12th, 10 am - 3 pm

A Day of Meditation with Direct Meditation Instructions

with Yesche U. Regel and Bill Karelis

Im Seminarraum der Freiburger Yoga Schule, Schwarzwaldstraße 109, (Rückgebäude), 79117 Freiburg

Kosten 50€ (35€ ermäßigt)

Contact:
claudia.orellana@uniklinik-freiburg.de

Tel.: 0761 / 270-69280
 

  

 The Hague, the Netherlands
Sunday, Oct 13th, 2013, 1:00 - 5:00 pm 

Fear and Fearlessness:
A Meditation practicum
 

Idazaal, Prinsestraat 37, 2513 CA Den Haag
www.idazaal.nl
Sylvia Wittmer s.wittmer@idazaal.nl

+31703132070 

Vilnius, Lithuania

 Oct 18th-21st, 2013

Public talk and weekend program
Basic Goodness
plus a university talk on the Life and Teachings of Tilopa
Public Talk on Basic Goodness

Friday, October 18th, 2013, 19:00 - 21:00 (7 - 9 pm)

Shakespeare Viesbutis Hotel, Bernardinu str. 8/8, LT - 01124 Vilnius
free of charge

Weekend Program on Basic Goodness
Saturday, October 19th, and Sunday, October 20th
both days begin at 9:00; lunch 12:00-13:30; end of day 16:30Location: in the Belmontas area of Vilnius, to be announced at the public talk
120 LT, with discounts and scholarships for students, the elderly
Contact for both events:
daraltu@gmail.com

plus a talk in the Oriental Center at Vilnius Universityon
the Life and Teachings of Tilopa

Monday, October 21st, 5 pm

contact the Oriental Center for location
 

 

Boulder, Colorado

Nov 2st - 10th, 2013
9-day sitting program
"The Vision of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche"with talks by senior students of Trungpa, Rinpoche
Kamalashila Institute
March 7th-14th, 2014
a weeklong meditation intensive
The Four Foundations of Mindfulness According to the Teachings of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

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