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 DEWA RETREAT:
Guru Dewa is a manifestation of Guru Padmasambhava.
Date : 1st to 3rd of March 2019
RIWO SANG CHOD:
is a practice of Guru Rinpoche. Litteraly, it means « mountain smoke offering ». It is a powerful practice of purification and of dispelling the obstacles.
Date : 15th to 17th of March 2019
YANGTIK RETREAT(according to the new text) :
Yangtik is the quintessence of the body, speech and mind of the Guru, who embodies the three kayas, in the aspects of Guru Padmasambhava the Nirmanakaya, Chenrezi the Sambhogakaya and Amitabha the Dharmakaya.
Date : 29th of May to 2nd of June 2019
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 : Date : 10th to 14th of July 2019
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).
Date : 9th to 18th of June 2019 and 3rd to 20th of November 2019
LEARNING OF THE DAMARU AND THE BELL IN CHOD SENGEY TSEWA (with Ani Jigme Lhamo):
free of charge lessons restricted to those who have already participated in the Chod Sengey Tsewa practice. Please bring : practice text of Chod, damaru, bell, notebook, eraser and pencil.
Date : Sunday 21st of July 2019, from 2 to 5:30 pm
Buddha of infi nite light, red in colour, Amitabha rules over a pure land renowned for being easily accessible, « the land of great bliss ».
Date : 25th to 28th of July 2019
INNER PEACE AND SILENT LUCIDITY (with Lama Namgyal) :
The purpose of meditation is to recognize the primordial nature of our mind and to remain 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.
6th to 8th of September 2019
MEDITATION RETREAT ONTHE IMPURE ANDTHE PURE BODY, SPEECH AND MIND (with Lama Thrinle) :
The calm abiding meditation taught by the Buddha and the Yogi Masters of the Drukpa Lineage is based on the relaxed nature of body, speech and mind. It is at fi rst an awareness of the body, perceptions, breathing and conscience. It then deepens into a concentration on the enlightened body, speech and mind. Gradually, a purifi cation comes to fruition, that opens up a space of deep understanding where purity and impurity are no longer distinguished. This retreat will include the Medecine Buddha morning practice.
Date : 18th to 20th of October 2019
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 : 20th to 22nd of December 2019 (canceled)
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.
Date : 28th of December 2019 to 1st of January 2020 (canceled)
GREEN TARA :
is a female Buddha, holder of all the accomplishments and offering protection from all forms of suffering, diseases and obstacles.
Date : 17th to 19th of January 2020
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 : 12th to 16th of February 2020
TRAINING COURSES & CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
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.
Buddhism is founded on the 4 Noble Truths, that deals with existential condition, suff ering and happiness. The questions of disease and suff ering naturally fi t in this scope. In the Eastern traditions, there is a very rich knowledge on the principles regarding health and original methods based on yogas and meditation techniques dedicated to healing and health education.
Date : 28th and 29th of September 2019
LEARNING TIBETAN LANGUAGE WORKSHOP:
run by the nun Sherab Drölma.
Information : 06 44 99 16 08
child-friendly guided tour, tales, making of a natural mandala.
Date : Sunday 30th of June 2019
BUDDHA’S LIVES TALES :
Through tales or readings, Isabelle Dantzer, storyteller for young and old, invites you to the discovery of Buddha’s previous lives. Readings on some sundays, from 3.00 to 4.00 pm. Optional contribution (3€ minimum recommended).
Date : Sundays 19th May, 4th August, 6th October & 15th December 2019