Ganden Chökhor is a Chod and Meditation Centre for the promotion of Tibetan Buddhist culture in the Swiss Alps. Our centre conforms to the recommendations of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and as a place of retreat is open to all traditions of Buddhism and all interested parties. We organize courses and events on various topics for beginners and advanced students.
We are fortunate to welcome top-class lecturers from all over the world who work together with our course participants at the interface between Eastern and Western culture. Besides classical Buddhist topics such as Lam Rim, Philosophy and Vajrayana, there is a special focus on Chod Meditation. Lama Lodrö Tulku Rinpoche, the spiritual director of the center, holds all major transmission lines of this practice.
With various yoga, philosophy and meditation courses, there is also a wide range of secular courses for those interested in every belief tradition.
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Challenge the mind – Lojong – online
Commentary on the text "Mindset in 7 Points" by Geshe Chekawa Rinpoche Lodrö Tulku Rinpoche will explain Geshe Chekawa's famous Lojong mind training during ten lectures. This important Buddhist tradition goes back to Master Serlingpa Rinpoche and Master Atisha Rinpoche from the 10th century. Geshe Chekawa Rinpoche was a great scholar from the 12th ... Read more
Wide as space – Buddha Akshobya with 9 Deities
Buddha Akshobhya's wisdom of the immaculate mind - appears clear, pure and wide like the deep blue space of the sky. Free of thoughts, fabrications or their concepts. Buddha Akshobhya dedicated many of his lives to overcoming and transforming tendencies of hatred, anger and rejection. Through the practice of strengthening patience, concentration and meditation, he ... Read more
Schiwa Lamsab Chod – Night Retreat – postponed to 2022
This course does not take place online. For seven nights the long Schiwa-Lamsab Chod is practiced intensively, four sessions nightly. In between sessions the participants practice the Wisdom Mother Prajnaparamita sadhana. The participants sleep during the day. This ancient retreat form is in accordance with the Schiwa Lamsab tradition. Venerable Lodro Tulku Rinpoche will be ... Read more
Ushnisha Vitaya – “Ritual of thousand” postponed
The Retreat is postponed. We hope to have soon a new date.
Tara cycle online – White Tara with rainbow light
Details will follow soon... Registration for online participation Registration closes on November 19th 2021.
Gegsel retreat, Yoga of the Nam Chö Tradition or heavenly Dharma
The Gegsel exercises from Tibetan Buddhism combine dynamic movements with the visualization of certain germ syllables and the use of controlled breathing. These powerful exercises address subtle areas where there are often blockages. They help us to let go of stress and built-up emotions in the upper body and shoulder area.
Wim Hof – long Weekend course – Experience with Breath, Snow and Cold
The colder the water, the more important my focus. This also applies in real life! You will get to know the simple and effective Wim Hof method and experience how breathing technique and coldness have a positive effect on your body. You have the opportunity to bathe in cold water several times and feel how ... Read more
- Latest news from 26. May 2020
- Ven. Lodroe Tulku Rinpoche’s message about the Corona virus – How to support Ganden Choekhor
- Initiation of the orange 20. Tara according to Master Atisha – Lifestream 7. May 2020 6pm – 7´30pm
- Ven. Lodrö Tulku Rinpoche – INTRODUCTION TO THE WENSA CHOD LINEAGE 17.4. – 26.4.2020
- Livestream for everyone in the here and now