The retreats (unless otherwise noted) are directed by Drubpön Ngawang Tenzin Pagsam Yongdu and start in the evening by a practice at 6 p.m.
The contribution to Tsok and lamp offerings is left to one’s own choice.
Registration is to be made before the beginning of the retreats, on the centre’s website (www.drukpa.eu).
Registration and bookings are confirmed once the paiment is received, at the latest 3 days before the arrival date.
|Retreat led by :||Normal||80% rate||70%rate||50% rate|
|Drubpön Ngawang Tenzin,
or Lama Thrinlé
|20.00 €||16.00 €||14.00 €||10.00 €|
NB : The different rates are applied according to the income per month :
normal : income over 2000€
80% rate : income between 1500€ and 2000 €
70% rate : income between 1000€ and 1500€
50% rate : income under 1000€
The practices concluding the retreat, as well as thoses conducted on special days are open to all.
Guru Drakpo Kilaya
is one of the wrathful manifestation of Guru Padmasambhava. This practice is conducted in order to overcome the obstacles and the serious illnesses. His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa has given the empowerment and the instructions several times.
Dates : 3rd to 7th of March 2017 and 28th of December 2017 to 1st of January 2018
Opening of the heart - wisdom and compassion (by Lama Namgyal) :
Just like the sun illuminates the space, developing the qualities of love, compassion, joy and equanimity makes us more open to the intelligence of the heart. This acknowledgement of the true nature of our mind, the primordial consciousness, then becomes the source of an infinite and unconditional compassion, which aims for the liberation of all beings from the suffering, from its causes and from the primordial ignorance.
Date : 14th to 17th of April 2017
is a female Buddha, holder of all the accomplishments and offering protection from all forms of suffering, diseases and obstacles.
Dates : 28th of April to 1st of May 2017 and 19th to 21st of January 2018
Guru Yoga :
based on a summarized preliminary practice, this short Guru Yoga practice has been composed by His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa for his western students.
Date : 19th to 21st of May 2017
Guru Dewa :
Guru Dewa is a manifestation of Guru Padmasambhava.
Date : 24th to 28th of mAY 2017
is a powerful purification practice based on universal compassion, to which we can link ourselves by invoking the 1000 armed Chenrezi form, and on the observance of temporary fasting and silence vows. This practice, accompanied by numerous prostrations, prayers and mantra recitations, lasts for two entire days and can be renewed: partial fasting on the 1st day (Nyay-Nay), complete fasting and silence on the 2nd day (Nyung-Nay).
Dates : 1st to 10th June 2017 and 25th of October to 11th of November 2017 (canceled)
The four immeasurables and the Sadhana of Amitabha (by Lama Thrinlé) :
Study, reflection and meditation on love, compassion, joy and equanimity, along with the Sadhana of Amitabha by Drubwang Shakya Shri (explanations and practice).
Date : 23rd to 25th June 2017
P’owa and teachings on Bardo :
linked with the Buddha Amitabha, the P’owa practice is a method to transfer the consciousness at the moment of death. Bardo is the intermediate state between two phases. It is not limited to death but regulates one’s whole existence.
Date : 12th to 16th of July 2017
Meditation - inner peace and silent lucidity (by Lama Namgyal) :
The purpose of meditation is to recognize the primordial nature of our mind and to remind there peacefully. This familiarization, based on ethics and fundamental kindness, comes along with stability and clarity. The inner lucidity can then fully rise, beyond words and concepts.
Date : 8th to 10th of September 2017
one of the major Yidam in Vajrayana, she is the female representation of emptiness and bliss, proper to the natural state of the mind.
Date : 15th to 17th of December 2017
The Preliminary Practices, recommended by all masters, are essential in order to establish foundations for the practice. Each day comprises four sessions: Refuge practice and prostrations, Vajrasattva, Mandala practice and Guru Yoga (Yoga of the Master).
Date : 4th to 11th of February 2018
Buddha of infinite light, red in colour, Amitabha rules over a pure land renowned for being easily accessible, « the land of great bliss ».
Date : 23rd to 25th February 2018
THE “STRESS AND EMOTIONS“ WORKSHOP
run by Dr. Hugues Gouzènes who has been studying and practising tibetan and indian yogas for more than 30 years, is on a theory - practice mode.
Dealing with emotions is one of the main subject of the buddhist meditation, which gives us the skillful methods to understand them better. While diminishing the defi ling emotions (stress), it helps developing favorable emotions to our well-being. The main traditional techniques will be practiced and studied in this workshop, as well as the underlying viewpoint.
Date : 23th and 24th of September 2017