International events

Join our international gatherings and our yearly international business retreats.


International Retreats

April 26-30, 2023

International Business Retreat: Mindfulness and compassion in organizations and companies

We will explore — through actual group practice in the retreat community — methods and practices for building mindfulness in collectives.

October 18-22, 2023

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS RETREAT // Be free where you are: Mind skills for uncertain times

This annual residential retreat brings together a diverse group of people interested in making our work lives, our business dealings and our larger economy more conscious and compassionate. This year we address uncertainty and we will explore a variety of powerful mind skills mined from Buddhist teachings and collected from experiences in the Network for Mindful Business.

Online-Impulses via Zoom

June 16, 2023 - 5.15 pm to 6.30pm (CET)

Online Impulse: Friends at Work

Who are our valued companions on the business path? How might we find common spirits in our workplace? If we envision a business sangha*, what might that look (and feel) like?  What is the difference between a colleague, a friend and a spiritual friend?

We'd like to explore these themes together in a 75-minute online session.


Regular recitations of the Mindful Business Commitment (pdf)

Online from 7:45 - 8:45am CET (Berlin, Amsterdam, Zurich)

July 3, 2023: Recitation of the Mindful Business Commitment: Main focus –The Third Field of Practice: Practicing mindful work


September 4, 2023: Recitation of the Mindful Business Commitment in English: Main Focus - The Fourth Field of Practice: Practicing mindful consumption


November 6, 2023:Recitation of the Mindful Business Commitment in English: Main focus –The Fifth Field of Practice: Practicing mindful stewardship of money and resources


Save the date: Public Walking Meditation: December 2, 2023

Last year we walked in 15 cities simultaneously (more info). We walked mindfully and we walked for peace in a peaceful way.  

We will announce the topic of this year's public walking meditation by the end of June.

Last year we walked in: 

Basel (Switzerland)

Berlin (Germany)

Cologne (Germany)

Florence (Italy)

Francfort (Germany)

Freiburg i.B (Germany)

Hannover (Deutschland)

Lake Zurich Region (Switzerland)

New York (USA)

Nizza (France)

Posen/Poznan (Poland)

Ravensburg (Germany)

Waldbröl (Deutschland)

Würzburg (Germany)

Wroclaw (Polen)


If you are interested to join in 2023 please send us an email to