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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

Video of the Hermitage

Présentation de l'ermitage | Programme | Événements


Mind Training Retreat (Lodjong)

Sunday, August 14th to Wednesday, August 17th 2022

This practice of Mahayana (Great Vehicle) is essential in the development of the altruistic boddhicitta.

The Enlightenings of Mahamudra, teaching by Lama Cheuky

Thursday August 18th to Sunday, August 21st 2022

The Enlightenings of Mahamudra (Great Seal), with the text “Aspiration prayer of Mahamudra”, written by the Third Karmapa, Rangjoung Dorje. Retreat guided by Lama Cheuky.