Pages Menu

Welcome !

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


Chenrezig Practice

From Monday evening, October 2nd to Sunday afternoon, October 8th 2017, this retrat is guided by Lama Sempa

Mahamudra retreat

From From Saturday evening, October 21st to Saturday afternoon, October 28th, Mahamudra retreat

Nyung Ne Practice

From Sunday evening, October 29th to Wednesday afternoon, November 15th, 2017. 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.