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

Date: 27 April 2014 - 4 May 2014
With:
Herb Elsky, Shastri Catherine Eveillard
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Taught in French and in English - translation will be provided in both languages. According to the Buddhist cosmology, we and the world are a spectrum of colorful wisdom energies. During this week,...

Date: 3 May 2014 - 10 May 2014
With:
Acharya Mathias Pongracz
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Taught in French (translation available). A 5 day intensive retreat to deepen the practice of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Date: 4 May 2014
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: 10 May 2014 - 11 May 2014
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Taught in French (translation available). Weekend meditation retreat for advanced students of the Shambhala-Buddhist Tradition.

Date: 17 May 2014 - 15 June 2014
With:
Acharya Barbara Märtens, Simon La Haye
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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 June 2014
With:
Shastri Catherine Eveillard, Shastri Christina de Block
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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: 2 June 2014 - 8 June 2014
With:
Tessa Racine, Shastri Samten Kobelt
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Taught in English and French. Anger, Jealousy, Fear - sometimes it feels overwhelming when emotions rule our daily life and experience, disturbing peace and equanimity of mind. But when we learn to...

Date: 8 June 2014 - 15 June 2014
With:
Jasmijn Koelink, Dana Marshall, Geertje Couwenbergh
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Taught in English. Invigorating, relaxing, inspiring. Yoga, meditation and writing are three practices that can wake you up to your life. When combined, they overlap and strengthen each other. Join...

Date: 15 June 2014 - 22 June 2014
With:
Acharya Orhun Cercel
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Taught in English. Reaffirm and celebrate your gay spirit! Kick start summer 2014 in style and join us for a week designed to tap into the well of natural joy we carry inside.

Date: 20 June 2014 - 22 June 2014
With:
Shastri Samten Kobelt
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Taught in English. Beginners Class. Cultivate strength of body and calmness of mind through the practice of qigong. Experience increased vitality and radiant good health through this ancient Chinese...

Date: 6 July 2014
With:
Shastri Catherine Eveillard, Shastri Christina de Block
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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 July 2014 - 30 July 2014
With:
Acharya Orhun Cercel
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Taught in English. International Meditation Retreat for young people 18-30 years.

Date: 2 August 2014 - 10 August 2014
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Taught in English. Kyudo is a living tradition of meditative archery. Learn and practice this powerful and highly refined contemplative practice.

Date: 3 August 2014
With:
Shastri Catherine Eveillard, Shastri Christina de Block
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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: 16 August 2014 - 22 August 2014
With:
Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Acharya Adam Lobel
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Taught in English. Great Summer Meditation Retreat after the book >>The Shambhala Principle - Discovering Humanity’s Hidden Treasure<< by Sakyong Mipham.


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25 February 2014

Meditation Retreat with Sakyong Mipham after the book “The Shambhala Principle – Discovering Humanity’s Hidden Treasure”

“Life is a ceremony” implies that all our actions are done with some intention....

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10 April 2014

 ...presented by our staff. Francois likes the plaza right in front of the Chateau. He says, "this space is full of all the elements that remind me of the vivid spirit of Summer time."

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16 March 2014

 Through feeling, being, and touching basic goodness, we awaken the pathways to perception, and from perception to contact; a contact that enables us to engage in life. Engaging in life allows us to experience freedom. We appreciate being alive, being who we are....

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