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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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Ganden Chökhor is an association, our work is largely voluntary. We are therefore dependent on donors and active members of the association to help make Ganden Chökhor possible. Support us today:
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Helena Hefti

Wim Hof – Weekend – Experience with Breath, Snow and Cold

2. December, 12:00 - 4. December, 14:00

We have a cool new date! 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 ... Read more

Ehrw. Lodrö Tulku Rinpoche

Lamrim: Songs of inner experience – online

12. December, 6:45 - 8:15

The Lam Rim/Path to Enlightenment: Online Course with Lodrö Tulku Rinpoche to the text of Lama Tsongkapa. The course of September 12, 2022 has to be postponed at short notice because Lodro Rinpoche is having a cold. We will announce as soon as possible when we can catch up on the recordings in September. Further ... Read more

Grüne Tara
Lodro Tulku Rinpoche

Tara Cycle: 21 Tara Surjagupta in Ganden Chökhor

18. March 2023, 18:00 - 26. March 2023, 14:30

(Caution - we had to postpone the course, due to scheduling reasons for Lodrö Tulku Rinpoche. The course will not take place in July, but in March 23 For Tara Lovers Detailed Initiations on each of the 21 Taras (Anutarayoga)  and Commentary, Practice and Meditation   Information and Registration will follow

Ven. Lodro Tulku RInpoche

Chod Wensa Tradition – online course

21. April 2023, 19:00 - 29. April 2023, 11:30

The Wensa Chöd practice is from the collection of Manjushri, after a very secret practice of Lama Tsongkhapa. She was transferred by Lama Tsongkhapa, with a few masters in between, to the great master Gyelwa Ensapa Losang Döndrup, the 1st Panchen Rinpoche, and was called Wensa Chöd. Chöd is a unique holistic training system within ... Read more

Lodrö Tulku Rinpoche

Big one month chod retreat

26. August 2023, 11:30 - 21. September 2023, 15:30

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