Meditation - Retreats - Yoga - Buddhism

Dechen Chöling is a meditation centre nestled in a beautiful and peaceful landscape in central France, where people from around the world come to learn to open up to the richness of their personal potential through the practice of meditation and other contemplative disciplines.

Upcoming programmes - All Programmes

Date: 31 January 2015 - 1 February 2015
With:
Simon La Haye
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Taught in French. Calm your mind, ground yourself and regain focus and clarity. A weekend of meditation instruction and exercises that will leave you relaxed, and with a practical tool to work with...

Date: 1 February 2015
With:
Shastri Catherine Eveillard
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Taught in French. Nyinthun is a one-day meditation programme, taking place at Dechen Chöling every first Sunday of the month. It will be taught in French. You'll find more details in the French...

Date: 20 February 2015 - 22 February 2015
With:
Tessa Racine
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Taught in French (translation available). Anger, Jealousy, Fear - sometimes it feels overwhelming when emotions rule our daily life and experience, disturbing peace and equanimity of mind. But when...

Date: 22 February 2015 - 28 February 2015
With:
Shastri Catherine Eveillard
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Taught in French (translation available). Find the courage to cope with a changing world, and with the challenges of our own lives.

Date: 28 February 2015 - 29 March 2015
With:
Acharya Samten Kobelt, Shastri Yeshe Fuchs, Angelika Brockstedt
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Taught in English. Intensive Month of Meditation. A unique and transformative experience open to all. Dive into a month of intensive group meditation and discover the healing power of this art.

Date: 28 February 2015 - 15 March 2015
With:
Acharya Samten Kobelt, Shastri Yeshe Fuchs, Angelika Brockstedt
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Taught in English. Intensive Month of Meditation. A unique and transformative experience open to all. Dive into a month of intensive group meditation and discover the healing power of this art.

Date: 1 March 2015
With:
Shastri Catherine Eveillard
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Taught in French. Nyinthun is a one-day meditation programme, taking place at Dechen Chöling every first Sunday of the month. It will be taught in French. You'll find more details in the French...

Date: 8 March 2015 - 15 March 2015
With:
Simon La Haye
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Retreat for learning and practicing mindfulness meditation. Learn mindfulness through meditation practice and discover how life will present new and rich experiences and perceptions.

Date: 15 March 2015 - 29 March 2015
With:
Acharya Samten Kobelt, Shastri Yeshe Fuchs, Angelika Brockstedt
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Taught in English. Intensive Month of Meditation. A unique and transformative experience open to all. Dive into a month of intensive group meditation and discover the healing power of this art.

Date: 27 March 2015 - 29 March 2015
With:
Philippe Ronce
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Taught in French (translation available). Introduction weekend to shiatsu with Philippe Ronce.

Date: 5 April 2015
With:
Shastri Catherine Eveillard
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Taught in French. Nyinthun is a one-day meditation programme, taking place at Dechen Chöling every first Sunday of the month. It will be taught in French. You'll find more details in the French...

Date: 19 April 2015 - 26 April 2015
With:
Lee Worley
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Taught in English. This sensory awareness practice combines intensive physical movements with focused awareness exercises to increase non-conceptual confidence in all aspects of life.

Date: 19 April 2015 - 25 April 2015
With:
Amy Hollowell
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Writing and Meditation Retreat. Taught in French, with Amy Hollowell.

Date: 26 April 2015 - 2 May 2015
With:
Steve Saitzyk, Herb Elsky
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Taught in English. Shambhala Art Intensive Parts 1-5. This retreat is awakening us to our endless pool of clear, creative energy. The view taught in this program can confirm that this source is ever...

Date: 2 May 2015 - 3 May 2015
With:
Simon La Haye
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Taught in French. A weekend with mindfulness meditation instruction, talks and exercises. We learn meditation practice and how this helps with mindfulness in our relationships with family, friends,...


News

21 January 2015

Dechen Chöling is a place of serenity and solitude these days. Enjoy our recent album!
Frozen morning dew and quiet days during the Silent Meditation...

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2 January 2015

If you are interested in coming to live and work at Dechen Chöling, please get in touch with us, even if you do not see a vacancy that would suit you. The team structure here is not set in stone, people sometimes move departments, so let us know if you think you would fit into our community.
Currently we are looking for people...

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27 August 2014

Enjoy this beautiful report about the Life is Ceremony Retreat last week!
A Very Spirited Ceremony 

“It’s amazing how a simple act of kindness or courage can transform a whole situation. Take the energy you have gathered here and apply it to every situation. You never know what is possible....

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