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The Garden of Great Compassion is a hermitage which offers meditation retreats throughout the year.
Guided by a qualified teacher, they enable each of us, within a group, to develop and deepen the path to enlightenment according to the Buddha’s teachings.
It is in a in a quiet and favorable mountain environment, south of the Parc des Ecrins, that you may experience a direct and simple approach to meditation.     Read more

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Guided individual retreat

Sunday, October 30th to Saturday, November 26th 2022

This retreat is intended for people who already know the place and Lama.

Mahamudra retreat

Tuesday, December 27th 2022 to Sunday, January 1st 2023

This is the essential meditation on the very nature of the mind.

Nyung Ne practice

Saturday, January 28th to Tuesday, February 14th, 2023

If you have never taken refuge, it would be better to do so because it is preferable to have these vows if you want to start a Vajrayana practice such as Nyung Ne.