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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Embodying the 5 Elements – online
‘Embodying the 5 Elements’ In this retreat, we learn and experientially explore the specific qualities of each of the five elements, giving special attention to addressing situations in which elements are out of balance. This repairs imbalance and ultimately yields wisdom. Teaching and Meditation with Lama Rigzin Drolma, Anne Klein, around 3,5 h per day ... Read more
2nd Chod Monlam in Ganden Chökhor
Chöd - Tschö - Separation from negativity Mönlam - Festival of Wishing Prayers no online version possible The focus is on the profound Chöd practice with its altruistic and healing prayers and the wish to offer the best for the benefit of all living beings and to remember the wisdom of charity - the foundation ... Read more
Lamrim: Songs of inner experience – online
The Lamrim Online Course by Lodrö Tulku Rinpoche, expected from mid-September 2022. The definitive course dates will follow, but expected from 13.09.2022 onwards.
Birthday Weekend course
Birthday party on Saturday evening Buddha Avalokiteshvara with two attendants Tara and Ekajati. This very rare transmission from the Tagphu Collection* will be given by Lodrö Tulku Rinpoche on the occasion of his birthday. Buddha Avalokiteshvara embodies the great all-embracing compassion within us and activates our potential to achieve all altruistic goals in our lives. ... Read more
Shiwa Lamsab Chöd Night Retreat
(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
Tara Cycle – White Tara with 8 white Taras – online
Initiation, Commentary, Practice and Meditation Registration and Details will follow
Wim Hof – Weekend – Experience with Breath, Snow and Cold
We have a 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 water ... Read more
Tara Cycle: 21 Tara Surjagupta in Ganden Chökhor
(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
- 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