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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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Retreats during lockdown due to COVID-19

The retreats of this winter will take place. You can register. The behavior during the retreats will observe sanitary measures and will stay within the limit of twenty people per retreat.

Nyung Ne practice

Sunday, January 17th to Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021

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.

Guided individual retreat

Saturday, February 6th to Saturday, March 6th 2021

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

Mahamudra retreat

Sunday, April 25th to Saturday, May 1st 2021

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