Summer Youth Retreat

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Centre: Dechen Chöling
Date: Sunday 28 July 2019 15:00 - 4 August 09:00
Teacher: Faradee Rudy

One-week meditation retreat for young people, including introduction to meditation practice, to the foundational teachings of Buddhism, and on how to set up a good home situation. Beginners welcome! Taught in English

 

Kyudo: The Way of the Bow

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Centre: Dechen Chöling
Date: Sunday 28 July 2019 16:00 - 4 August 09:00
Teacher: Kanjuro Shibata Sensei XXI

Kyudo is a living tradition of meditative archery. Learn and practice this powerful and highly refined contemplative art. Taught in English by Kanjuro Shibata XXI, Sensei. Translation upon request.

 

Family Camp and Rites of Passage

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Centre: Dechen Chöling
Date: Tuesday 6 August 2019 14:00 - 16 August 09:00
Teachers: Shastri Ancilla van Steekelenburg & Shastri Achim Schlage

For families, single parents, and children aged from 3-10. Activities for children are organized in the mornings, giving adults the opportunity to meditate, read or just relax. Taught in English. Translation upon request.

 

Shambhala Sun Camp

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Centre: Dechen Chöling
Date: Thursday 8 August 2019 13:00 - 15 August 12:00

Sun Camp is an outdoor, sleep-away Summer camp for children aged 10-16. It is a place to have fun, make friends and learn to take responsibility for oneself and one's world in a gentle and playful environment.

 

Sunday Meditation for All

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Centre: Dechen Chöling
Date: Sunday 1 September 2019 10:00 17:00

A free programme open to everyone on one Sunday each month. The day consists of periods of meditation, talks and group discussions. It is suitable for both beginners and more experienced meditators. Taught in French. No translation.

 

Shambhala Training Level 1 - The art of being human

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Centre: Dechen Chöling
Date: Saturday 28 September 2019 08:00 - 29 September 17:00
Teacher: Shastri Simon La Haye

Through the practice of mindfulness meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. First weekend of the cycle "The heart of the warrior. Taught in French.Translation upon request.

 

Silent Meditation Retreat

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Centre: Dechen Chöling
Date: Saturday 28 September 2019 17:00 - 6 October 10:00
Teacher: Tessa Racine

One week group retreat with introduction and practice of mindfulness meditation, silence and time for oneself. Taught in French. Translation upon request.

 

Sunday Meditation for All

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Centre: Dechen Chöling
Date: Sunday 6 October 2019 10:00 17:00

A free programme open to everyone on one Sunday each month. The day consists of periods of meditation, talks and group discussions. It is suitable for both beginners and more experienced meditators. Taught in French. No translation.

 

Writing and Meditation Retreat

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Centre: Dechen Chöling
Date: Sunday 3 November 2019 16:00 - 9 November 10:00
Teacher: Amy Hollowell

Join Amy Hollowell for a week of exploring writing and meditation, capturing the essence moment-to-moment presence on a page. Taught in French. No translation.

 

Silent Meditation Retreat

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Centre: Dechen Chöling
Date: Monday 2 December 2019 16:00 - 8 December 09:00
Teacher: Shastri Simon La Haye

One week group retreat with introduction and practice of mindfulness meditation, silence and time for oneself. Taught in English. Translation upon request.

 

Shambhala Training Level 1 - The Art of Being Human

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Centre: Dechen Chöling
Date: Saturday 7 December 2019 08:00 - 8 December 17:00

Through the practice of mindfulness meditation, we glimpse unconditional goodness as the ground of our existence. First weekend of the cycle "The heart of the warrior. Taught in French.Translation upon request.

 

The Yoga of Creativity - Finding Flow

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Centre: Dechen Chöling
Date: Sunday 19 January 2020 16:00 - 25 January 09:00
Teacher: Deborah Templeton

The Yoga of Creativity cultivates the contemplative foundations from which an awakened expressivity can spring. Taught in English. Translation upon request.

 

The Natural World as Teacher

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Centre: Dechen Chöling
Date: Saturday 28 March 2020 08:00 - 29 March 18:00
Teacher: Eva Wong

Join Eva Wong in experiencing the natural world in the beautiful rolling hills and valleys of Dechen Choling. Taught in English. Translation upon request.