We are an international Buddhist center, with guests from around the world, who are interested in Tibetian Buddhism and spiritual practice. Since 2004 we are renovating an old farmhouse in Upper Austria, situated in the picturous region of the Salzkammergut, admist mountains, lakes and woods.
We are a healing place, run by volunteers.
We are trying to be a place for everyone to be(come) themselfs.
For people seeking peace and quiet as well as for those prefering activity and meditation in action- this is the perfect spot for everyone!
Babysitting / child care
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
Helping with Tourists
Help with Computers / internet
We need help with the many things that come with a big house; from room tidying, laundry to handcraft and gardening.
Since a few years we have build a beautiful garden and have started to grow some vegetables.
There is also enough to do around the house and if you have handicraft skills, they are also very welcome
From March to mid July we need people who:
- are willing to get their hands dirty because we are building a pond(digging, planting waterplants, construction of wooden path),
- want to take care of our flower garden and maybe start the vegetable garden ( under the guidance of our responsible gardener), with experience!
- want to take the rooms for our guests
- have experience in marketing; social media, google, fundraising
- have graphic design and programming skills
From mid July to mid of August:
- we mostly need help with cleaning rooms, with the kitchen and the dishes
- and we need childcare experienced people who can help to put together and run a summer programm for the kids of our seminar participants
English, German, Portugues, Italian, Spanish
In a simple but cosy dormitory space. Cool in summer and warm in winter.
During the big seminar in August the house is very full and the accomodation in the house will be very crowded, but you can always put up a tent, which an be nice during that time
In your off time you can enjoy the pictures mountains and lakes of the region or you can go to Austrias major cities which are also quite close ( 1-3 hours by train).
For your free days you can either:
Stay and visit our seminars for free- if they fit for you (in that case we would still ask you to help with the dishes)
Take the days to travel and see the surroundings (Vienna, go hiking in the Lake district, Salzburg, Prag)
We encourage people to stay at least 10 days. If you want to stay for a longer period 3 month is the maximum- and in any case the first 10 days are a trial to see if it works out between us.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
More than two
Here you can learn very much, on many different levels:
Personal growth: Being in an enviorment of spiritual practice can teach you a lot on how to deal with your emotions, thoughts and challenges that come from living and working together with others.
Buddhist practice: If you are interested you can join our daily group meditation and the weekendly teachings and seminars on buddhists philosophy by authentic Tibetian Lamas. We have found that to be very helpful in order to understand how the place works, whats the ethic and motivation of the place.
Yet, if you are not interested thats also perfectly fine.
Skills: We are a team of people with many skills and talents that you can learn from (carpenting, gardening, farming, construction works..)
Language Skills: As we all come from diffent countries, we speek mostly English and German to each other. Many people have told us that therefore it is a good place to practice both languages.
5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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