InterFaith run for a United World takes place every year as part of ING Night Marathon Luxembourg. It is an inter-religious run in which all ordained ministers and representatives of world religions are invited to participate.
InterFaith organizers about the event:
” The aim of this special marathon is to create an international network of running representatives of religions in order to show the world public that religion is not only in the taking place in temples, churches and mosks but to show that various religions have a common goal – world peace. It is also an excellent occasion for bringing together exceptional people with great visions for a better world in peace. In 2010, about 50 representatives of the religions took part in this special project. The oldest participant was the famous 102 year-old runner Fauja Singh. He now holds the Guiness World record in being the oldest marathon runner on the planet!
We are pleased to announce the upcoming Tibetan Cultural Evening organised by Golog Support Foundation Luxembourg Asbl in collaboration with Miami University Dolibois European Center.
The following courses will take place in the Belgian Academy for Ancient and Oriental Language Studies (ABELAO)
From Sunday, 3 August, to Thursday, 14 August, 2014
Classical Tibetan I: Beginners Level
This intensive course aims to introduce students to the basic principles of the classical Tibetan grammar. It is particularly intended for those who wish to read the Tibetan translations of the words of the Buddha and of the classical Indian commentaries thereon, as well as the many treatises on Buddhist philosophy and contemplation by indigenous Tibetan masters.
This course consists of a presentation of the so called dbu-can script (pronounced as ouchan) and of the classical Tibetan syntactic structure, as well as of an introduction to the various case particles. In addition, the students will learn the basic vocabulary and will do translation exercises in order to prepare to read classical texts.
RIFF Luxembourg invites you to discover Tibet during their next workshop. Join us for this great event!
When: 5 March 2014 @ 6.30 p.m
1, Rue de l’Aciérie
This event is organised in collaboration with Centre Culturel Tibétain.
Tickets are available through e-ticket.lu
Phuntsok Chö Ling, Tibetan Buddhist Centre in Rotterdam, organizes one week retreat which will be led by Lama Jigmé.
The topic of this year’s spring retreat is Wisdom and Devotion. With regards to wisdom, there are two levels of truth according to Buddhist teachings: relative and ultimate truth. How do we recognise and develop these?
How can their recognition be beneficial for our daily lives? Ultimate reality is obscured by conceptual thought and our dualistic mind. This gives rise to a relative and distorted perception of reality. With his unique sense of humour and ability to translate Buddhist teachings into a Western frame of thinking, Lama Jigmé will clarify this process and increase our understanding of the matter, enriching our practice. Focussing on others through devotion is also of great benefit for our lives. However, this is easier said than done. Throughout the teachings, Lama Jigmé will elaborate on the many benefits of generating devotion – both for ourselves and others – and he will explain the method of practicing this form of altruism.