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: 20 February 2017 - 24 February 2017
With:
Frank Kane

Taught by Frank Kane, this exploratory singing workshop will allow us to release untapped vocal resources and deepen the connection to our voices, to each other, and to ourselves.

Date: 4 March 2017 - 19 March 2017
With:
Shastri Simon La Haye, Shastri Yeshe Fuchs

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: 4 March 2017 - 2 April 2017
With:
Shastri Simon La Haye, Shastri Yeshe Fuchs

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. Taught in English.

Date: 5 March 2017

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 March 2017 - 2 April 2017
With:
Shastri Simon La Haye, Shastri Yeshe Fuchs

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: 25 March 2017 - 26 March 2017
With:
Catherine Eveillard

Weekend 3 : Developing fearlessness by examining our habitual tendencies, we begin to engage the world directly and extend the attitude of fearlessness... Taught in French (translation availaible).

Date: 2 April 2017

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 April 2017 - 7 April 2017
With:
Eva Wong, Acharya Samten Kobelt

Healthy body and clear mind with both qigong and meditation in a retreat led by master teachers. This retreat is a prerequisite for entrance into Qigong Level VI instruction. Taught in English.

Date: 7 April 2017 - 8 April 2017
With:
Eva Wong, Dr. Peter van der Molen

How can we strategically act to benefit everybody? This is the foremost question from the great Chinese strategist Sunzi that we're going to explore to develop an enlightened leadership. Taught in...

Date: 9 April 2017 - 17 April 2017
With:
Ashe Acharya John Rockwell

In this vajrayana intensive, we will explore The Tibetan Book of the Dead to get to the heart of this all-pervasive bardo and its relevance to our life, meditation, and death. Taught in English.

Date: 17 April 2017 - 23 April 2017
With:
Lee Worley

Discovering the unbound fearlessness that lies in all: an energetic sequence of group exercises designed by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Lee Worley. Taught in English.

Date: 23 April 2017 - 29 April 2017
With:
Herb Elsky, Fatou Traoré, Liesbeth Scholten

Creating ourselves each moment, finding our unique mode of expression in daily life... Join this inspiring Shambhala Art retreat, open to all. Taught in English.

Date: 29 April 2017 - 6 May 2017
With:
Acharya Mathias Pongracz

Open to all. Intended for mindfulness teachers or aspiring teachers of mindfulness, fulfilling the prerequisites for attending the MBSR professional training and continuous training. Taught in French...

Date: 6 May 2017 - 7 May 2017
With:
Ute Reinhart-La Haye

Weekend 4: with trust in basic goodness we move forward with gentleness, increased awareness, and inquisitiveness about the world, as it is. Taught in French (translation available).

Date: 7 May 2017

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...


News

19 February 2017

Would you like to experiment with community life at our international meditation center? If yes, then our immersion program Meditation in action is for you! You're welcome to visit, help, share, meditate.
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4 November 2016

Do you feel like offering your operational skills to Dechen Chöling? It's time to apply for this pivotal position.
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31 October 2016

BY SAKYONG MIPHAM

The receptive state of listening is a kind of auditory meditation, says Sakyong Mipham. It is an important way to gain wisdom and insight. But it’s not easy.

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20 July 2016

Dathün is a four-week meditation intensive which will take place in March 2017. Open to everyone, it is all about taking the time to really unwinding settle into the ground of meditation, finding room for what is...

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4 November 2016

Come to live, practice and work in the European center of Shambhala!
Operations, IT, communications, kitchen... It's time to aply!
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