• His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa - August 2012

    His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa - August 2012

  • Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo - May 2009

    Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo - May 2009

  • Kyabje Choegon Rinpoche - August  2009

    Kyabje Choegon Rinpoche - August 2009

  • H.E Tsatrul Rinpoche - Oct 2009

    H.E Tsatrul Rinpoche - Oct 2009

  • H.E Gyaltsen Tulku Rinpoche - Feb 2010

    H.E Gyaltsen Tulku Rinpoche - Feb 2010

  • H.E Sey Rinpoche - July 2010

    H.E Sey Rinpoche - July 2010

  • Kyabje Thouksey Rinpoche - Feb 2011

    Kyabje Thouksey Rinpoche - Feb 2011

  • H.E Sonam Rinpoche -July 2011

    H.E Sonam Rinpoche -July 2011

  • H.E Gyalwa Dokhampa - Dec 2013

    H.E Gyalwa Dokhampa - Dec 2013

  • H.E Dralop Rinpoche - April 2015

    H.E Dralop Rinpoche - April 2015

01 His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa   August 2012
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Collectives retreats


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,
Lama Namgyal, Lama Thrinle,
a nun or a monk.
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 manifestations 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 : 1st to 4th of March 2020,
26th of December 2020 to 1st of January 2021,
18th to 22nd of February 2021


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 : 10th to 13th of April 2020 (postponed to a later date)

AMITABHA (with the nun Jigme Meunlam):

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 : 1st to 3rd of May 2020


Formal practice of the text on the 7 interdependent links and of the profound meditation associated to it, according to Gyaltsen Tulku Rinpoche’s transmission at Drukpa Plouray last year. Recitation of the great aspirational prayer from the 1st Gyalwang Drukpa, Tsangpa Gyaré. It will be an opportunity to deepen the understanding of these texts, by reading them in french, and to familiarize with their practice.
Date : 20th to 24th of May 2020

CHOD SENGEY TSEWA RETREAT (with the monk Jigme Norbu):

along with damaru and bell learning.
Date : 5th to 7th of June 2020

SANGYE MENLA (with the nun Sherab Drölma):

the medecine Buddha, blue of color, like the lapis lazuli.
Date : 19th to 21st of June 2020


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 : 4th to 9th of August 2020


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.
Date : 4th to 6th of September 2020

GURU YOGA (with the monk Jigme Puntsok):

The Guru Yoga is a profound meditation of the Vajrayana. It allows us to realize the union of our perfectly pure mind with the Enlightened mind of the Master, by recognizing all phenomenons as the 3 bodies of the Enlightenment, the Mahamudra.
Date : 9th to 11th of October 2020


NYUNG-NAY is a powerful purifi cation 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 : 22nd of October to 8th of November 2020


Thinking on each emotion linked with each syllable of the mantra, practising the chant and the recitation of the mantra and the visualisation of a specifi c color in order to purify each emotion and to transform it, and then meditating silently on the nature of each emotion, such are the 3 steps of the practice, along with explanations on the mantra and its benefi ts, in reference with the book « Le doigt qui montre la voie »
Date : 20th to 22nd of November 2020


one of the major Yidams in Vajrayana, she is the female representation of emptiness and bliss, proper to the natural state of the mind.
Date : 10th to 13th of December 2020

GREEN TARA (with the monk Jigme Dordje):

Green Tara is a female Buddha, holder of all the accomplishments and offering protection from all forms of suffering, diseases and obstacles.
Date : 15th to 17th of January 2021


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 : 3rd to 7th of February 2021

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Drukpa around the world

List of the Drukpa lineage centres, organizations and main monasteries.

Live To Love

Live to Love France is a secular non-profit humanitarian charity. Its main focus is to support and pioneer projects which are improving the quality of life of the most impoverished populations while also respecting cultural diversity.
All Live to Love projects are mostly taking place in the Himalayan area.



His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa

His Holiness

His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa tirelessly travels around the world to share his wisdom and his experience with the greatest number.
Whether it be through his teachings or through his activities promoting peace, humanitarian actions or the preservation of the environment, His Holiness unceasingly works to relieve beings from suffering and helps them to improve their lives.
The very special attention he pays to the training of monks and nuns, his commitment through the association “Live2love” as well as the organization of “Pad Yatras” (foot pilgrimages) show the vastness of his Great Compassion.


Book: Happiness is a State of Mind

Nouveau book of His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa

His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa reveals that the secret to happiness lies in the mind. (The Middle Way)
A wonderful book that will become a trusted friend and guide to all who read it. (Mark Williams, bestselling author of MINDFULNESS)
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Can be ordered on the shop Druk Nangsel

Le bonheur est déjà là

New Book of His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa

Title : Happiness is a State of Mind
How to Create Space for Hapiness in Your Life

What does happiness mean to us? Where does it come from? Can we really decide to be happy?

We are all chasing happiness. We spend our lives searching for that one thing we think will finally make us happy; that promotion at work, those amazing shoes, having the perfect home. But is happiness something deeper than that, more fundamental? How can this deeper happiness be achieved?

His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa reveals that the secret to happiness lies in the mind. Exploring the simple ways we can train our minds to recognise a happiness that is already there, he gives us the tools to calm anxiety, let go of expectations and embrace an appreciation for life as it is, rather than as we feel it should be.

Happiness is a State of Mind is the toolbox you need to live a more fulfilling life.

Choose to make today a happy day.

Paperback: 352 pages
Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton (September 2, 2014)
Language: English

This book of 14,99 € euros can be ordered from the online shop at boutique.druknangsel.eu