Exhibition poster


Richness of Mind - lectures and meditations

28.04.2018 - 27.05.2018


Stupa House Foundation and the Manggha Museum invite you to take part in lectures and meditations as events accompanying the exhibition Richness of Mind. Treasures of Himalayan Art.



Place: Manggha Museum, Europe - Far East Gallery, main hall

28 April, 6.00 pm

Lecture by Dr René Staritzbichler Does the Moon Exist when Nobody is Looking at it? Buddhism and Quantum Physics


12 May, 6.00 pm

Lecture by Dr Joan Paul Pozuelos Mind in Buddhism and Psychology. How is Subjective Experience of the Reality Possible?          


19 May, 6.00 pm

Lecture by Petra Foerster and Krzysztof Barański Clay Statues - How Has the Traditional Buddhist Method of Manufacturing Statues Been Revived in Europe


26 May, 6.00 pm

Lecture by Dr. Grzegorz Kuśnierz Diamond Way Buddhism: Ancient Wisdom in the Contemporary World



Place: Buddhist Meditation Centre in Krakow at Wojciecha Stattlera 5 Street

29 April, 5.00 pm

Lecture by Dr René Staritzbichler Buddhism and Contemporary Scientific Discoveries


13 May, 5.00 pm

Lecture by Dr Joan Paul Pozuelos Neuroscientific and Buddhist Understanding of Emotions


20 May, 5.00 pm

Lecture by Marcin Barański Teacher - Student Relationship in the Diamond Way Buddhism


27 May, 5.00 pm

Lecture by Dr. Grzegorz Kuśnierz View, Meditation and Action in Diamond Way Buddhism




Place: Manggha Museum, Europe - Far East Gallery

Right after lectures: 28.04, 12.05, 19.05, 26.05 (around 8.00 pm)


Place: Buddhist Meditation Centre in Krakow (address: Wojciecha Stattlera 5)

between 18 April and 23 May:         

18:00   Introduction for those interested in Buddhism and meditation

19:00   Guided Buddhist meditation



Dr. René Staritzbichler - defended a Ph.D. in physics and philosophy 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, as well as the quantum field theory, 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 - 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.


Petra Foerster and Krzysztof Barański - sculptors, from 2007 they maintain the traditional art of manufacturing Buddhist statues at the Buddhist Institute for Tibetan Art (BINTA) in Brunswick (www.diamondway-artgroup.org)


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 - 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.