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  • Shambhala Day, Feb 16, 2018

    Shambhala Day, Feb 16, 2018

    “Kindness and patience are not just niceties. They are actually the fabric of our survival. We are fortunate because we have these words. But now it is time to build […]

     
  • Guy: my experience as MIA

    Guy: my experience as MIA

    I have never been a spiritual person and I’m generally cynical about all things devotional. But in 2017 a friend, sensing that I had become disillusioned with my life, recommended […]

     
  • Year of the Earth Dog – join us!

    Year of the Earth Dog – join us!

    Newsletter sent on February 2018: Dear Dechen Chöling Friend, Here we are in the Year of the Earth Dog and many of you were able to participate in your local […]

     
  • Meditation and good conversation

    Meditation and good conversation

    As a continuation of the new book The Lost Art of Good Conversation recently edited by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, the last retreat led by Catherine Eveillard on the occasion of […]

     
  • Wanted: Head of Kitchen

    Wanted: Head of Kitchen

    Do you wish to bring your experience as a cook to an inspiring community environment? It’s time to apply, we’re looking for a Head of Kitchen starting early 2018. Discover […]

     
  • A fairytale of Limousin

    A fairytale of Limousin

    A wonderful Dathün took place last spring at Dechen Chöling. Intense and transformative. Jane left a poem for us, written at the kitchen door waiting for the shuttle… Here it […]

     
  • Welcome to our New Website

    Welcome to our New Website

    Dechen Chöling is delighted to welcome you to the new and improved site for our ever-evolving retreat centre. Head of Communications, Pascal Gaillard in consultation with Joop Laan, a sangha […]

     
  • Come and live a unique experience this summer!

    Come and live a unique experience this summer!

    Would you like to experiment with community life this Summer at our international meditation center? If yes, then our immersion program Meditation in action is for you! You’re welcome to visit, […]

     
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    Elouan: my experience as MIA

    I came to Dechen Choling for the first time at the end of 2016. After working for several years in the building industry. I was unemployed and trying to figure […]