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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


Meditation in the mountains

From Sunday evening, August 9th to Saturday afternnon, August 15th, 2015. Meditative hikes are an excellent way to induce relaxation and to open your mind and helps you to realize the true nature of mind.

Mahamudra Retreat

From Sunday evening, August 16th to Saturday afternoon, August 22nd. This is the essential meditation on the true nature of mind.

Nyung Ne Practice

From Saturday evening, October 10th to Tuesday afternoon, October 27th. The practice is mainly based on the development of love and compassion through the pure support of meditation which is the manifestation of one thousand arms Chenrezig.