The Norwegian monk Ajahn Brahmali came to Norway to teach the method Buddha used to achieve awakening - meditation on the breath. Despite a cold, so that Ajahn Nitho had to be the warming-up monk on Friday, we got a nice presentation and many questions answered.
On the weekend of April 30 and May 1, the society carried out a pilot project - our first weekend course in meditation and Buddhism. 26 people signed up, and we rented premises at Pranahuset in Sandvika, Bærum.
From 20th to 27th of February 2022, OVBF conducted a seven-day silent meditation retreat for 15 people, in the UNESCO World Heritage Site Vegaøyene, on the island Skogsholmen, Helgelandskysten, Nordland, Norway.
A bonfire flutters in the dark spruce forest where the three members of Together in Silence are gathered for meditation. - The deep relaxation is something people need, says Erlend Neergaard. For him, meditation has been an important part of the path to becoming a Buddhist.