Welcome to Paldenshangpa Montpellier

Founded in 1975 by Kyabje Kalou Rinpoche, the Paldenshangpa Montpellier Buddhist Center is affiliated with the Shangpa School of Tibetan Buddhism and places itself under the spiritual authority of Kalu Rinpoche. Located north of Montpellier, it offers a regular program of meditation practices, teachings and spiritual retreats in a Tibetan temple of traditional style.

New administrative office for the congregation and thanks.

Information word of Jean François TROY, administrative manager of the congregation Paldenshangpa Montpellier since his appointment by his Eminence Kalou Rimpoche.“I would like to express my thanks to our multitasking and appreciated secretary: Laurence who has assisted me in the day-to-day management of our congregation in recent years. However, she chose to withdraw from her...

Weekend from November 28th to December 1st

Teaching weekend with Lama Yeunten. On Friday, public education at 8 pm: “An explanation of the Dharma”. On Saturday and Sunday, the teaching sessions will focus on the master and practice in relation to the master. They will be held from 10h to 12h and 14h30 to 16h30.

Weekend of 16th and 17th of November

Third weekend on “The Precious Ornament of Liberation” -Gampopa- with Lama Serge. The teaching sessions will be held from 10h to 12h and 14h30 to 16h30 on Saturdays and Sundays (indicative times). For more information do not hesitate to contact us.

Week-end of October 26th and 27th

Saturday 26: from 9h to 15h30: Karma Yoga (volunteer activity). Gardening and painting envisaged. If you wish you can bring food and have lunch together. from 15h30 to 16h30: Tibetan Course (level 1) Sunday 27th from 10am to 5pm: Mahakala practice with Tsok offering

Weekend of October 19th and 20th

2nd Weekend “The Precious Ornament of the Liberation” of Gampopa with Lama Serge. The teaching sessions will be held from 10h to 12h and 14h30 to 16h30 the two days (to be confirmed). Attention: no teaching on Friday at 20 o ‘clock. Chenrezi at 19h.

Weekend of October 4th, 5th and 6th

The center will welcome Lama Bertrand Puntso for teaching and practices of Chine (mental calm). Friday 8 pm: public lecture Saturday and Sunday: sessions from 10h to 12h and 14h30 to 16h30 (afternoon hours subject to reservation). About Lama Bertrand Puntso: He studied Dharma at Karma-ling in Savoy for about ten years from 1981 to...

May 16-17 : coming of Mogchok Rinpoche in Montpellier.

Teaching on Niguma’s Lamrim. The most venerable Mogchok Rinpoche is a Tibetan master, holder of Shangpa Kagyu and Gelugpa lineages.At the age of three, he was recognized by His Holiness the Dalai Lama as the reincarnation of Mogchokpa Rinchen Tseudru, a great yogi whose lineage goes back to the 11th century. Mogchok Rinpoche studied at...