Day of Mindfulness


Sunday, 23 August 2015

Our True Home

Language of the Talk: English with German translation

Talk by Plum Village Seniors Dharma Teachers followed by mindfulness practices with the monks and nuns of the EIAB and from Plum Village

We invite you to participate in a Day of Mindfulness with our teacher Thich Nhat Hanh and our international community of monks and nuns from the EIAB and Plum Village. The program will start at 10:00 with chanting by the monastics followed by a Talk by Thich Nhat Hanh and Plum Village Seniors Dharma Teachers (with or without Thich Nhat Hanh depending on his health) on “Our True Home”. There will also be walking meditation led by Thich Nhat Hanh and Plum Village Seniors Dharma Teachers, mindful lunch, and other mindfulness activities in the afternoon. The program ends approximately by 17:00 o’clock.

*Please bring your own vegetarian picnic lunch and drinks for the day.

Tentative schedule:

10:00 Chanting – Dharma Talk
12:30 Walking Meditation
13:30 Lunch
14:00 Total Relaxation
16:00 1. Beginning Anew Presentation, 2. Tai Chi, Qi Gong, 10 mindful movements

17:00 The end

Date: Sunday, 23 August 2015
Time: 10:00 – 17:00 (doors open at 09:00)
Location: EIAB, Waldbröl

Ticket Prices:

Normal Ticket: €32*
Reduced Price Ticket: €25*

Reduced ticket prices for students and people with handicap. Please present your identity card upon entry.
Tickets for this event are ONLY available for purchase through Köln Ticket. The EIAB will not sell tickets for this event.

* All charges and fees included if you buy and print your own ticket online, or buy your ticket directly from Köln Ticketauthorized dealers (Vorverkaufsstelle). Additional postage fee applies if you buy your ticket by phone or online and request a paper ticket to be mailed to you. We encourage everyone to print your own ticket via print@home, to be free of all charges.

Getting to the EIAB

The EIAB is located at: Schaumburgweg 3 D-51545 Waldbröl

By Car

If you are coming by car, you are encouraged to carpool to help protect the environment
Parking: only allowed on official parking lots (free) or the parking of the hospital (€ 5 per day).

Public Transportation

The EIAB is about 70km east of Cologne. The nearest train station is at Schladern (Sieg), 12km away. Please visit for more train information.

EIAB Shuttle Van

Transportation in shuttle vans will be provided between Schladern (Sieg) train station and the EIAB before the event (08:00 – 09:30) and after the event for €5/person/trip. Please pay in cash when boarding the shuttle van if you choose to use this service. As we do not have appropriate seats for small children, we advise you to take a taxi from Schladern train station if you are coming with small children.

By Taxi

For local taxi service from Schladern to Waldbröl: Taxi Lang Tel: +49 (0) 2291 / 2222 or 4444 or 5555