Is it possible to stay overnight at the center?
No, the center can’t provide accommodation.

What would be the budget for meals?
Most restaurants in the area are offering quality meals for less than 10€.

Is there cheaper accommodation than hotel room available?
Yes. There are youth hostels with dormitories nearby. Many rooms are available on http://www.airbnb.com a service where private persons rent an extra room in their house/appartment. For those with limited financial capacities we can, on request, try to arrange for bed at a local sangha member for a small fee if any at all.

How can I reach Bodhicharya Berlin?
Bodhicharya Berlin is located 25-29 Kinzigstrasse 10247 Berlin-Friedrichshain. It is a five minutes walk from the Samariterstrasse U Bahn (subway) station. Both Berlin airports offer good public transportation connections.

What is the weather like in Berlin at this time of the year?
It is usually quite cold in Berlin in January.

What will be the program like?
Rinpoche will teach at least two sessions a day. Practice sessions and discussions groups will also be organised.

Will there be teachings in the evening?
No.The official program will end before dinner time.

Will refunds be available in case of cancellation?
Yes, but only if you cancel before December 1st 2012.

Will this retreat be an annual event?
Yes. We very much hope to make it an annual event. In the future and after the installation of the heating system, the new temple will allow for more people to attend the retreat.

Any question left? Please contact François at berlinretreat(at)gmail(dot)com


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