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Contribution to costs

An individual membership card of the association, valid from July 1st  to June 30th will cost 20 € regardless of the type and duration of your stay.

For those under 16 years old, the membership card will cost 10 €.

You can pay your annual membership fee per money transfer. If you wish to do so, please send us an email and we will send you back the bank details of the Association.

We have 4 rooms with 2 to 5 beds. The toilets are collective.

The running of the place is family type and the amounts of contribution are given in regard to this organization.

The fees below are calculated at minimum cost as for housing and food:


Monthly income

≤ 600€

≤ 1000€

≤ 1500€

≤ 2000€

≥ 2000€

Meals per day
12 € 13 € 16 € 17 € 18 €
10 € 12 € 15 € 16 € 17 €
Contribution to charges
4 € 4 € 5 € 6 € 6 €
Total per day
26 € 29 € 36€ 39 € 41 €


If your stay lasts more than 15 days, a reduction of 2 € per day is granted.

You may camp during the summer retreats, a daily contribution of 5 €plus the contribution to charges is required if you do so. We do not provide camping equipment, so you must bring your own. Please consider the altitude of 1325 meters : the nights are cool, so you must have a warm sleeping bag, an insulated  floor mat etc …

When you register, the payment of a non refundable deposit of 50 €  is required. We cannot consider your registration without this payment.

Since January 2017, a tourist tax of 0.40 € per night must be payed to Community of Communes of Champsaur.

We can pick you up at the bus stop in St Bonnet according to our availability for 5 €.

For those under 16 years old, the contribution to cost will be half price.

Session fees :

 The Teachings are offered free for retreats guided by Lama Tsultrim Gyamtso, however you can make an offering to the Lama at your discretion and according to your possibilities.

For an outside teacher, an additional contribution will be requested to make an offering.

All retreats in 2018 will be guided by Lama Tsultrim Gyamtso, except the followings :
– from March 30th to April 6th 2018 – Lodjong (Lama Kunkyab)
– from July 7th to July 14th 2018 – Green Tara (Lama Tsultrim Geneviève)
– from July 23th to July 29th 2018 – 37 Pratices (Lama Sempa)

If you wish, you can make payments by bank transfer. If you wish to do so, please send us an email and we will send you back the bank details of the Association.

More information :

The operational expenses necessary for the Temple are left at the discretion of the participants (offerings of light, incense, cereals, saffron, flowers, various ingredients …). An offering box is provided for this purpose.

For the writings and texts related to the practices and teachings, our translation work are offered free of charge, the Teaching of the Buddha is so valuable that its value is beyond any financial speculation. However, you can make an offering according to your possibilities: it will help us buy the ink, paper and other supply to print the text.

If you want to have some practice texts that are not available on the website, you must ask the Lama.

Your contribution helps this place of retreat to welcome you in the best conditions. This participation must be seen as supporting this activity. But the financial issue should not be an obstacle to receiving the authentic teaching of the Dharma. Please let us know if you need to.