Buddhist Center Athens Acropolis

Buddhist Center Athens Acropolis

If you want to learn to meditate, you are very welcome in our Buddhist center!
Our meditation evenings are free of charge and open to everybody.

Address:

Lagoumitzi 42, Neos Kosmos
117 45 Athens
Greece

Contact:

Phone: +30 210 9238247
Phone Makis Achladiotis +30 693 6595383
Email: Athens-Acropolis@diamondway-center.org

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Regular program

Monday

8:00 pm

8:30 pm

Explanations for beginners

Short lecture on Buddhism

8:40 pm

Meditation on the 16th Karmapa

Wednesday

8:00 pm

8:30 pm

Explanations for beginners

Short lecture on Buddhism

8:40 pm

Meditation on the 16th Karmapa

Friday

8:00 pm

8:30 pm

Explanations for beginners

Short lecture on Buddhism

8:40 pm

Meditation on the 16th Karmapa

Upcoming events in the Buddhist center

Lectures & Meditation with Greek Travelling Teachers

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Dear Friends,

We are happy to invite you to our centre,

Lectures & Meditation with Greek Travelling Teachers, on Saturday 25/09/21 & Sunday 26/09/21

  • Saturday 25/09/21 @19:30 – Lecture* Topic: “The meaning of the Sangha” by Christos Maglousidis & Yorgos Diakofotakis
  • Sunday 26/09/21 @18:30 – Lecture* Topic: “Refuge” by Christos Maglousidis & Jan Noutsos

Both lectures will be followed by a guided meditation on the 16th Karmapa

Participation Fee: 6€ for one session, 10€ for both

* Please note that the lectures will be in Greek, but you can ask questions and receive answers in English.

About the Teachers:

Yorgos Diakofotakis

He was born in 1963 in Piraeus, Greece. In 1982, he met Lama Ole Nydahl and took Buddhist refuge. In 1988 he became a founding member of Karma Berchen Ling (KBL). He has been the representative of the Diamond Way to the Greek state since 1993. He contributed decisively to the official recognition of Buddhism as a religion in Greece in 2001 and the founding license for a chapel in the form of a Stupa in KBL. He participated in the organization and operation of the Buddhist Hall in the Olympic Village – Athens 2004. He is the author of the book “KBL – the history of Diamond Way Buddhism in Greece». He studied Graphic Arts and worked in the private and state sector. He lives in Athens and has two daughters.

Jan Noutsos

He was born in 1964. He met Lama Ole Nydahl and took Buddhist refuge in Athens in 1997. Since then he has co-runs an international retreat center ‘Karma Berchen Ling’ in Southern Greece. Lama Ole Nydahl asked him to teach Buddhism in 2005. He lives in Athens, he is married and has three children.

Christos Maglousidis

He was born in 1958 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He took refuge in 2008. Lama Ole asked him to teach Buddhism in 2015. He works as an IT consultant/manager. He lives in Thessaloniki. He is married and has a son.

Kind Regards,

From the Secretariat

25 September 2021 - 26 September 2021
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