In the middle of a nature park surrounded by meadows and lakes, only 60 kilometres north of Berlin, lies the so-called “Rote Burg“ (Red Castle): two old Ziegler buildings with about 850 square metres of floor space and surrounded by 37,000 square metres of meadows and oak forest.
In July 2020, Aryabandhu, Chairman of the Berlin Buddhist Centre, signed the purchase contract for the Rote Burg. This step was preceded by more than two years of intensive...
In February this year, six women (Bianca, Mokshini, Sanghadarsini, Simharava, Viryapadma and Viryadhi) moved into a brand-new flat in a housing cooperative in the North-East of Berlin – just in time before lockdown. Together they have embarked on a journey to create the first ever women’s community in Berlin.
In this short video, made by Simharava, some of its members share the joys and challenges of the first six months.
In June 2017, Buddhistisches Tor Berlin hosted the first European Mainland Young Buddhist Convention, attended by 70 young people aged from 18 to 35. Organiser Hannah and contributor Prasadacharin tell us all about the event. Video created by the amazing Clear Vision Trust.
In June 2017, Buddhistisches Tor Berlin hosted the first European Mainland Young Buddhist Convention, attended by 70 young people aged from 18 to 35. Organiser Hannah and contributor Prasadacharin tell us all about the event.
By lokabandhu on Wed, 5 Sep, 2012 - 12:15Katja writes from Berlin with the wonderful news of the opening last weekend of Triratna’s new Buddhist Centre in Berlin-Kreuzberg (known as „Buddhistisches Tor Berlin“, the Berlin Buddhist Gate). She says -
In beautiful late summer sunshine, we held a very successful opening of our new Buddhist Centre – known as ‘Buddhistisches Tor Berlin’, the Berlin Buddhist Centre – which we celebrated with more than 500 guests from many countries. There were representatives of other Buddhist groups, local neighbors...