EveryBodhi Festival 2012. http://every-bodhi.org/gathering/ever... From 30 December 2012 -- 5th January 2013. The fifth EveryBodhi/European Buddhist Youth Festival in Hotel Schloss Heinsheim (Germany). During the last four years hundreds of people have come from over 20 countries representing all sort of Buddhist traditions, also young people interested in meditation or contemplative arts.
Everyone from 16-30s is welcome and invited!
The general theme of the gathering is Peace within, peace in the world. Within this theme there are several topics which we will explore through guest speakers, workshops, and discussions.
Buddhism. What does it mean to be a young Buddhist in today's world and how can we practically apply the teachings to our daily lives.
Social Engagement. Exploring the many ways in which we can beneﬁt our world - alleviating the suffering of others, addressing environmental concerns.
Dharma Art .We will explore how meditation can inﬂuence us as artists. Discussion and practices of art such as dance, painting, music, and calligraphy.
Meditative Practices, Group meditation twice per day, yoga, contemplation, running. Meditation room open all day for those who would like a deeper practice.
Community. Meet other young like-minded people from all over the world. Share experiences, have fun, meditate, discuss, eat, drink and celebrate the New Year together!
Costs covers ﬁve nights in the 4-star hotel, breakfast, lunch and dinner every day, a New Years Eve Banquet and Dance Party, as well as the entire festival programme! Discounts available for those who cannot pay the full price.