Program


April 15 - Sunday

12:00
Exhibtion Opening „Richness of Mind. Treasures of the Himalayan Art”
14:00
Wprowadzenie w tematykę wystawy „Bogactwo umysłu. Skarby Sztuki Himalajów” dr Eva Seegers
15:00
Film screening: "Hannah. Buddhism’s Untold Journey"

April 18 and 25 - Wednesday

18:00
Introduction for those interested in Buddhism and meditation
19:00
Guided Buddhist meditation

April 28 - Saturday

17:00
Tour of the exhibition "Richness of Mind. Treasures of Himalayan Art"
18:00
Lecture by Dr René Staritzbichler "Does the Moon Exist when Nobody is Looking at it? Buddhism and Quantum Physics"
20:00
Guided Buddhist meditation

April 29 - Sunday

12:00
Curator’s tour of the exhibition "Richness of Mind. Treasures of Himalayan Art"
17:00
Leture by Dr René Staritzbichler "Buddhism and Contemporary Scientific Discoveries"

May 2 and 9 - Wednesday

18:00
Introduction for those interested in Buddhism and meditation
19:00
Guided Buddhist meditation

May 12 - Saturday

17:00
Tour of the exhibition "Richness of Mind. Treasures of Himalayan Art"
18:00
Lecture by Dr Joan Paul Pozuelos "Mind in Buddhism and Psychology. How is Subjective Experience of the Reality Possible?"
20:00
Guided Buddhist meditation

May 13 - Sunday

12:00
Curator’s tour of the exhibition "Richness of Mind. Treasures of Himalayan Art"
17:00
Lecture by Dr Joan Paul Pozuelos "Neuroscientific and Buddhist Understanding of Emotions"

May 16 - Wednesday

18:00
Introduction for those interested in Buddhism and meditation
19:00
Guided Buddhist meditation

May 19 - Saturday

17:00
Tour of the exhibition "Richness of Mind. Treasures of Himalayan Art"
18:00
Lecture by Petra Foerster and Krzysztof Barański "Clay Statues - How Has the Traditional Buddhist Method of Manufacturing Statues Been Revived in Europe"
20:00
Guided Buddhist meditation

May 20 - Sunday

12:00
Tour of the exhibition "Richness of Mind. Treasures of Himalayan Art"
17:00
Lecture by Marcin Barański Teacher "Student Relationship in the Diamond Way Buddhism"

May 23 - Wednesday

18:00
Introduction for those interested in Buddhism and meditation
19:00
Guided Buddhist meditation

May 26 - Saturday

17:00
Tour of the exhibition "Richness of Mind. Treasures of Himalayan Art"
18:00
Lecture by Dr. Grzegorz Kuśnierz Diamond Way Buddhism "Ancient Wisdom in the Contemporary World"
20:00
Guided Buddhist meditation

May 27 - Sunday

12:00
Tour of the exhibition "Richness of Mind. Treasures of Himalayan Art"
18:00
Lecture by Dr. Grzegorz Kuśnierz "View, Meditation and Action in Diamond Way Buddhism"

Biographies


Dr René Staritzbichler

Dr. René Staritzbichler defended a Ph.D. in physics at the Max Planck Institute in Frankfurt am Main. He is involved in the development of computational methods at the intersection of physics, biology and medicine, the construction of viral proteins, genetic sequencing and research on the brain and neurotransmitters. With a group of scientists from Leipzig University he does research on immunotherapy.

Dr Joan Paul Pozuelos

Dr Joan Paul Pozuelos defended a Ph.D. in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience at the Department of Experimental Psychology and Behavioural Physiology at the University of Granada, where he currently works. He is involved in research in the field of experimental, educational and cognitive psychology, and in particular in the use of neuroscience in the social, emotional and cognitive development of children and adolescents.

Dr. Petra Förster

Studied sculpturing and graphics at the University of Fine Arts in Braunschweig/Germany and Nimes/France. Intermediate professor for sculpture at the University of Fine Arts Braunschweig and assistant professor at the department of architecture, Technical University Braunschweig. Finished the doctoral studies at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna with the thesis „Buddhist Claystatuebuilding in Ladakh compared with selected developments in Western art“.

Krzysztof Baranski

Studied Fine Arts and Pedagogic at the University Rzeszow. Work as graphic and advertisment designer in Poland. Moved to Germany 2006. Lecturer at the department of architecture, Technical University Braunschweig, head of Printmaking workshop at Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Germany. Participation in national and international exhibition.

BINTA

In 2007 Petra Foerster and Krzysztof Barański founded Buddhist Institute for Tibetan Arts in Braunschweig in order to bring the transmission of Himalayan clay statues to the western world with the help of the renowned master of clay statue building, Mr. Chhemet Rigzin from Ladakh

Marcin Barański

Marcin Baranski took refuge with Lama Ole Nydahl in 1993 and at his request began giving lectures in 2001. He is a vice president of Diamond Way Buddhist Association of Karma Kagyu Lineage in Poland. He has a degree from Warsaw University of Technology and works in telecom.

Dr Grzegorz Kuśnierz

Dr Grzegorz Kuśnierz completed a Ph.D. programme at the University of Gdańsk. He is also a graduate of English Philology at the University of Opole. He studied at the Karmapa International Buddhist Institute in New Delhi, India and at the International Institute of Asian and Tibetan Studies in Spain. In 2004 he initiated the creation of the Students Association of Oriental Studies at the University of Opole, which organises events connected with culture, science and religions of the East. From 2007 he teaches the basics of Buddhism in Poland and in Europe. He lives in London together with his wife. He works as a teacher and translator.