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MEETINGS WITH HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA   •   EVENTS IN THE ESTONIAN INSTITUTE OF BUDDHISM


Opening event and presentation of the Estonian Mahayana (Buddhist) Institute (12. February 2002) in the Tallinn Cinema House

Mr. Sven Grünberg, chairman of the Board, having a speech
Mr. Peeter Vähi, vice-chairman of the
Council presenting the address from
Linnart Mäll, chairman of the Council
Mr. Märt Läänemets, member of the Council and Board, having a speech

Mr. Paul-Eerik Rummo, vice-chairman of the
Cultural Affairs Committee of the Parliament
of Estonia (Riigikogu), having an address

H.Ex. Gerhard Schrömbgens, Ambassador
of Germany, having an address
Guests at the presentation
Guests at the presentation

 

Opening of Autumn Semester (29. September 2002)
Guests of opening ceremony
Welcome speech of Linnart Mäll

H.H. Chetsang Kyabgon Rinpoche, the Head of the Drigung Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism
and Prof. Linnart Mäll, the President of MI (BI)

 

The last day of semester, spring 2003.

 


Summer study-camp 2004.

 

 


Autumn semester 2004.

Opening lecture - (30. Sept. 2004)


Spring semester 2005.


Opening event - 9. February.

 

Enn_Kasak (2005)

Philosopher of Science, Mythology and Religion Dr. Enn Kasak -
cycle of lectures 'About Zero and Infinity' (Feb.-March 2005); 'Involuntarily Illusory World' (Nov.-Dec. 2007)


Tarmo Kulmar (14'4'2005)

Tarmo Kulmar (14. Apr. 2005)

 

Buddha_Päev_Hirvepargis_3'06'2005

Buddha Day in Hirvepark (Deerpark, Tallinn) (3. Jun. 2005)

Doboom_Tulku_14'6'2005.jpg

Doboom Tulku (Head of Tibetan House, Delhi, India)


Doboom_Tulku_loeng_14'6'2005.jpg

Doboom Tulku speech about Buddhism (14. Jun. 2005)


Suvepäevad_(29.8.2005)

Summer study-camp (29. Aug. 2005)


Vestlus_Bidja_Dandaronist_(28.8.2005)

Summer study-camp - speech about buddhist teacher Bidya Dandaron (28. Aug. 2005)


Sügissemester_29'9'2005

Autumn semester - cycle of lectures "Main terms and concepts of Chinese Buddhism", lecturer Märt Läänemets (29. Sept. 2005)


Dhammapada_esitlus_(13.10.2005)

President of Institute Prof. Linnart Mäll presentating new release of the 'Dhammapada' (13. Oct. 2005)


Raamatuesitlus_ja_maalinäitus _(15.12.2005)

Presentation of Linnart Mäll's new books about Buddhism and exhibition of artist Leho Rubis buddhist paintings (15. Dec. 2005)

 

2006

Kevadsemester_(1.2.2006)

Spring semester - opening lecture (1. Feb. 2006)


Linnart_(19'3'2006)

Cycle of teachings 'Mahayana Sutras'. Lecture by Linnart Mäll (9. Mar. 2006)


Buddha_päev_(1'6'2006).jpg

Buddha Day in Hirvepark (Deerpark, Tallinn) (1. Jun. 2006)


Sügissemestri_avamine_raamatuesitlus_(14'9'2006)

Opening of Autumn semester and presentation of 6-th Dalai Lama's poetry book translation (14. Sep. 2006)


raamatuesitlusel_(14'9'2006)

Opening of Autumn semester - captured by books (14. Sep. 2006)


Garchen_Rinpoche_(3'10'2006)

H.E. Garchen Rinpoche (8-th Gar Konchok Nyetong Tenpei Nyima Chokyi Palsangye) - lecture 'Karma' (3. Oct. 2006)


Mäll Bhutan'is (17'12'2006)

Linnart Mäll and tour guide of Kingdom of Bhutan in traditional national cloth (17. Dec. 2006)


Bhutan_Tiigri_Pesa_(17'12'2006)

Most holy place in Bhutan - Tiger's Nest/Lair (Taktsang Palphug) Monastery and meditation caves. By legend - 'tigress' carried Guru Rinpoche on her back into these caves. Many Tibetan saints and eminent figures came to Taktsang to meditate, including Milarepa and Machig Labdrön (17. Dec. 2006)


Taktsang Gompa (17'12'2006)

Taktsang Gompa (monastery) is located 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the north of Paro and hangs on almost vertical cliff at 3,120 metres (10,240 ft) (17. Dec. 2006)


Need kes kohale jõudsid (17'12'2006)

It took several hours for happy representatives of the Estonian culture to reach Taktsang Monastery (17. Dec. 2006)


2007

Ida_mõtteloo_leksikon_(17'2'2007)

Representation of book 'Lexicon of the Way of Orient Thought (South-, East- and Inner-Asia)' by Linnart Mäll, Märt Läänemets, Teet Toome (17. Feb. 2007)


Kevadsemestri_avaüritus_(17.2.2007)

Opening of Spring semester - celebration of Tibetan Losar (Tibetan New Year) and books representation (17. Feb. 2007)


Ontul_Rinpoche_(26'4'2007)

Very Venerable Ontül Rinpoche (Tso-Pema, Rewalsar, India) - lecture 'Bodhicitta - Mind of Awakening' 26.Apr.2007(!)


Linnart_Mäll_ovaalsaalis_(10'5'2007)

Linnart Mäll - lecture (10. May 2007)


Suvepäevad_(25'8'2007)

Summer study-camp (25. Aug. 2007)

 

 

2008

Meeting with His Holiness Dalai-Lama in India

Members from BI are meeting with His Holiness the Dalai Lama (12. Jan. 2008, Drepung Monastery, India)

 

Sand mandala
Avalokiteshwara sandmandala (Estonian Museum Of Occupations, 19.-25. Apr. 2008)

 

Autumn semester 2010

2010 sügis avaloeng
Opening event in Estonian National Library - H.E. Garchen Rinpoche lecture 'Meditation'


Harri_Ints_(11'11'2010)

Harri Ints (lecture 11. Nov. 2010)


Arvo_Tõnisoo_(25'11'2020)

Arvo Tõnisoo (lecture 25. Nov. 2010)

2011

Dominique_Messent_(17'2'2011)


RIGPA public lecture "Mind as it is understood in tibetan buddhism..."
- Dominique Messent (RIGPA International) (17. Feb. 2011)



Teet_Toome_(10'3'2011)

Teet Toome lecture 'Peace of Mind' (10. Mar. 2011)

 

Märt_Läänemets_(24_11_2011)

Märt Läänemets lecture 'Origin of the Mahayana...' (24. Nov. 2011)


2012

Alari_Allik_(2012)

Alari Allik - cycle of lectures "Japanese Buddhism"

 

Vesak Forum in Sri Lanka and presentation of new books (20.09.2012)

Opening of Autumn Semester:
speach about Vesak Forum in Sri Lanka 2012 and presentation of new books (20. Sept. 2012)

 

David Robert Loy in Estonia

David Robert Loy lecture "Why Buddhism and the West need each other" (4. Oct. 2012)


Chipamong Chowdhury 25.10.2012

Chipamong Chowdhury - cycle of lectures "Theravâda Buddhism" (25. Oct. 2012)


2013

Spring Semester 'MICRO- AND MACROCOSM'

Urmas Arumäe (28.02.2013)

Urmas Arumäe - cycle of lectures 'Programmed death of cells' (28. Feb. 2013)

Autumn Semester

James Low (20.sept.2013)

Jangter lineage teacher, translator and psychotherapeut James Low lecture
'Heart Sutra As a Way of Understanding the View and Practice in Tantra and Dzogchen' (20. Sept. 2013)

Jaan Einasto (7.nov.2013)

Astrophysicist Academician Jaan Einasto lecture 'World structure and development' (7. Nov. 2013)


2014

Spring semester

Elli Feldberg (27.02.2014)

Elli Feldberg - cycle of lectures 'Chan-Buddhism' (27. Feb. 2014)

 

Erik Jung (03.04.2014)

Erik Jung - lecture "Yogâcâra Svâtantrika, Madhyamaka" (3. Apr. 2014)

 

2015

Spring semester

Elli Feldberg (27.02.2014)

Geshe Graham Woodhouse - lecture 'Four Seals in Buddhism' (16.04.2015)

 

Celebrations of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's 80rd Birthday in Hirvepark (Deerpark, Tallinn) - 6.07.2015

dalai-laama poster

dalai-laama-80 esinejad
official speakers and musicians


dalai-laama-80 publik
gathered public

Autumn Semester

James Low_Tallinn 2.okt.2015

James Low - lecture 'Mindfulness, psychotherapy and the dzogchen view of mind' (2.10.2015)

 


 

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