Promoting the goodness of human society

Dechen Chöling offers a range of meditation retreats and practices, contemplative arts, societal experimentations, and ecological transformation to provide a path that unifies personal and societal awakening. Dechen Chöling is part of the Shambhala network.

Upcoming programmes

  • December

  • March

    • Social Presencing Theater

      With: Arawana Hayashi, Agathe Peltereau-Villeneuve, Anne-Sophie Dubanton

      Social Presencing Theater is a rich offering that brings together the contemplative arts tradition, experimental systems change work methods from Theory U, along with mindfulness and compassion-based practices.

    • Karuna Training – Session 1 out of 4

      With: Barbara Märtens, Sylvie Deraime

      Training in contemplative psychology. This is the first in a series of four in-person retreats combining Tibetan Buddhist principles with contemplative practice, skills development, embodiment training, ongoing group interaction and community support.

    • April

      • Undeniable Presence

        With: Barbara Märtens, John Rockwell

        Direct Experience. Heart Exchange. Sacred Sparks.

      • The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva

        With: Mathias Pongracz

        Written in the 14th century, the 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva offers a complete approach to living the life of a bodhisattva: How to live a life benefiting our world and all beings in it. Beginners welcome!


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