Timetable of practices

Lama Samten Yeshé Rinpoche teaches on a regular basis in the cities of Arles, Carcassonne, Lauris, Montpellier, Nîmes and Rogues (see the section on weekly courses) and occasionally in other cities and countries (Germany, Austria, Spain, Hungary, Italy , Poland, Switzerland, etc.)

You will find here the agenda of these practice days. It is constantly updated, do not hesitate to consult it regularly to follow our news.

For these teaching days, the hours are from 10 am to 6 pm, with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from the bag. Normal price: 35 €. Half-day rate: 25 €. Reduced rate for people in financial difficulty: 25 € a day.

[THEZAN-DES-CORBIERESFrom Wednesday 4th to Sunday 8th July: Retreat of the Five Elements.]

ARLES – Sunday, June 24, 2018: Teachings, Tibetan yoga and meditation from 10 am to 6 pm, with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from the bag. Contact: 06 85 96 40 61 or by email: arles@tazig.fr.

LAURIS (84 – near Aix-en-Provence / Salon de Provence) – Saturday, June 23, 2018: lessons from 10 am to 6 pm, with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from the bag. Location: The teachings of this 23rd of June will take place exceptionally in a large yurt located close to the Elisabeth Garden. Booking with Corinne 06 61 21 89 97, or by mail, with Michèle: lauris@tazig.fr.

SUISSE – Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th June 2018. Teachings in Sion. Location: ZEN & FIT, rue de Pré-Fleuri 5, CH – 1950 Sion. Space is limited, so please register in advance. Information and registration with Marie: suisse@tazig.fr. Tel: 079-138-99-52. (If some people from far away are limited in their budget, some places of accommodation are available, contact Marie). Vegetarian meal (neither meat nor fish) shared.

CARCASSONNE – Saturday, June 9, 2018: lessons from 2 pm to 4:45 pm, yoga + meditation 4:45 pm to 6:45 pm Sunday, June 10, 2018: lessons for non-beginners from 10 am to 6 pm with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from bag. Information and reservation at 06 87 01 21 91 or by email: carcassonne@tazig.fr.

ROGUES – Saturday, June 2, 2018: lessons from 2 pm to 4:45 pm, yoga + meditation 4:45 pm to 6:45 pm Sunday, June 3, 2018: lessons from 10 am to 6 pm for non-beginners with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from bag. Booking 06 95 05 66 45 or by mail: rogues@tazig.fr.

ARLES – Sunday, May 27, 2018: Teachings, Tibetan yoga and meditation from 10 am to 6 pm, with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from the bag. Contact: 06 85 96 40 61 or by email: arles@tazig.fr.

LAURIS (84 – near Aix-en-Provence / Salon de Provence) – Saturday, May 26, 2018: lessons from 10 am to 6 pm, with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from the bag. Booking with Corinne 06 61 21 89 97, or by mail, with Michèle: lauris@tazig.fr.

CARCASSONNE – Saturday, May 12, 2018: lessons from 2 pm to 4:45 pm, yoga + meditation 4:45 pm to 6:45 pm Sunday, May 13, 2018: lessons for non-beginners from 10 am to 6 pm with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from bag. Information and reservation at 06 87 01 21 91 or by email: carcassonne@tazig.fr.

[THEZAN-DES-CORBIERESFrom Tuesday, May 8 to Thursday, May 10, 6 pm: P’owa retreat.]

ROGUES – Your attention please: There will be no beginners classes Saturday, May 5, 2018, but a day open to all, Sunday, May 6, 2018: Practice Sangye Menla (Medicine Buddha), lessons from 10 am to 18 pm with a shared vegetarian meal , taken from the bag. Booking on 07 83 38 96 89 or by mail to: contact@tazig.fr.

SUISSE – Saturday, April 28 and Sunday April 29, 2018. Teachings in Sion. Location: ZEN & FIT, rue de Pré-Fleuri 5, CH – 1950 Sion. Information and registration with Marie: suisse@tazig.fr. Tel: 079-138-99-52. – vegetarian meal (neither meat nor fish) shared.

ARLES – Sunday, April 22, 2018: Teachings, Tibetan yoga and meditation from 10 am to 6 pm, with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from the bag. Contact: 06 85 96 40 61 or by email: arles@tazig.fr.

LAURIS (84 – near Aix-en-Provence / Salon de Provence) – Saturday, April 21, 2018: lessons from 10 am to 6 pm, with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from the bag. Booking with Corinne 06 61 21 89 97, or by mail, with Michèle: lauris@tazig.fr.

[MONTPELLIER – From Saturday 14th to Tuesday 17th April 2018, Ngöndro retreat (2nd part).]

CARCASSONNE – Saturday, April 7, 2018: lessons from 2 pm to 4:45 pm, yoga + meditation 4:45 pm to 6:45 pm Sunday, April 8, 2018: lessons for non-beginners from 10 am to 6 pm with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from bag. Information and reservation at 06 87 01 21 91 or by email: carcassonne@tazig.fr.

ROGUES – Saturday, March 31, 2018: lessons from 2 pm to 4:45 pm, yoga + meditation 4:45 pm to 6:45 pm Sunday, April 1st, 2018: lessons from 10 am to 6 pm for non-beginners with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from bag. Booking 06 95 05 66 45 or by mail: rogues@tazig.fr.

ARLES – Sunday, March 25, 2018: Teachings, Tibetan yoga and meditation from 10 am to 6 pm, with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from the bag. Contact: 06 85 96 40 61 or by email: arles@tazig.fr.

LAURIS (84 – near Aix-en-Provence / Salon de Provence) – Saturday, March 24, 2018: lessons from 10 am to 6 pm, with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from the bag. Location: The teachings of this March 24th will be held exceptionally in a large yurt located close to the Garden of Elisabeth. Information and booking with Corinne 06 61 21 89 97, or by mail, with Michèle: lauris@tazig.fr.

SUISSE – Saturday, March 17 and Sunday March 18 2018. Teachings in Sion. Location: ZEN & FIT, rue de Pré-Fleuri 5, CH – 1950 Sion. Space is limited, so please register in advance. Information and registration with Marie: suisse@tazig.fr. Tel: 079-138-99-52. (If some people from far away are limited in their budget, some places of accommodation are available, contact Marie). – vegetarian meal (neither meat nor fish) shared.

CARCASSONNE – Saturday, March 10, 2018: lessons from 2 pm to 4:45 pm, yoga + meditation 4:45 pm to 6:45 pm Sunday, March 11, 2018: lessons for non-beginners from 10 am to 6 pm with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from the bag. Reservation at 06 87 01 21 91 or : carcassonne@tazig.fr.

ROGUES – Due to the retreat of the “9 Preliminaries” or “Ngöndro” (1st part), which will take place from Thursday 1st March to Sunday 4th March 2018, there will be no teaching in Rogues on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th March.

MONTPELLIER – Thursday, March 1st at 6:30 pm, celebration of the birthday of Buddha Tonpa Shenrab, born 18035 years ago and come to bring us the precious teachings of the Bön tradition.

ARLES – Sunday, February 25, 2018: Teachings, Tibetan yoga and meditation from 10 am to 6 pm, with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from the bag. Contact: 06 85 96 40 61.

Exceptional: Concert of sacred chants of Lama Samten will take place after the teachings, see here. Price alone: 10 € – Teaching day + concert: 42 €.

LAURIS (84 – near Aix-en-Provence / Salon de Provence) – Saturday, February 24, 2018: lessons from 10 am to 6 pm, with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from the bag. Reservation at 06 61 21 89 97  (Corinne) or at (Michèle): michele.vicente10@gmail.com.

MONTPELLIER – Tuesday, February 20 at 18:30, celebration of the birthday of Nyamé Shérab Gyaltsen, founder of the Monastery of Menri in Tibet and 1st Menri Trizin. This practice will be followed by a friendly aperitif around drinks and salty or sweet dishes that we will have brought. Booking on 07 83 38 96 89 or by email at takzigsamtenling@gmail.com.

MONTPELLIER – Saturday, February 17, beginners, and Sunday, February 18 lessons for non-beginners from 10 am to 18 pm, with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from the bag. Booking on 07 83 38 96 89 or by email at takzigsamtenling@gmail.com.

MONTPELLIER – Friday, February 16 at 18:30, celebration of Losar, the Tibetan New Year, the most important festival in Tibet. Our thoughts and prayers will turn especially to His Holiness Menri Trinzin Rinpoche, 33rd Abbot of Menri Monastery, who went to meditation on September 14th. We will share friendly aperitif around drinks and salty or sweet dishes that we will have brought. Booking on 07 83 38 96 89 or by email at takzigsamtenling@gmail.com.

CARCASSONNE – Saturday, February 10, 2018: lessons from 2 pm to 4:45 pm, yoga + meditation 4:45 pm to 6:45 pm Sunday, February 11, 2018: lessons for non-beginners from 10 am to 6 pm with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from the bag. Reservation at 06 87 01 21 91.

PEROLS – Tuesday, February 6 from 6 pm to 8 pm, Tibetan yoga and meditation. Contact: 06 16 63 94 71.

ROGUES – Saturday, February 3, 2018: lessons from 2 pm to 4:45 pm, yoga + meditation 4:45 pm to 6:45 pm Sunday, February 4, 2018: lessons from 10 am to 6 pm for non-beginners with a shared vegetarian meal, taken from the bag. Reservation at 06 95 05 66 45.

ARLES – Sunday, January 28: Teachings. Contact : 06 85 96 40 61.

LAURIS (84 – near Aix-en-Provence / Salon de Provence) – Saturday, January 27: Teachings.

SWISS –  Saturday, january 20, sunday, january 21: Teachings. More information to come.

CARCASSONNE – Saturday, january 13, sunday, january 14: Teachings.

ROGUES – Saturday, january 6, sunday, january 7: Teachings.

MONTPELLIER – Friday, January 5, 2018, practice of Dzambala from 10 am to 18 pm. Booking on 07 83 38 96 89 or by email at takzigsamtenling@gmail.com.

Participation 35 euros a day, 60 euros 2 days, 90 euros with Pumba and Dhada. Shared vegetarian meal.

MONTPELLIER – Thursday, January 4, 2018, P’owa practice day from 10 am to 6 pm (for those who took part in the October 2017 P’owa retreat). Booking on 07 83 38 96 89 or by email at takzigsamtenling@gmail.com.

* * * YEAR 2017 * * *

* * * from 10 am to 6 pm * * *

LAURIS (84 – proche Aix-en-Provence / Salon de Provence) – Saturday, December 23: Teachings.

MONTPELLIER – Saturday, december 16, sunday, decembre 17: Teachings.

CARCASSONNE – Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, December 10: Teachings

ROGUES – Saturday, December 20 and Sunday, December 3: Teachings.

ARLES – Sunday, November 26: Teachings.

LAURIS (84 – proche Aix-en-Provence / Salon de Provence) – Saturday, November 25: Teachings.

MONTPELLIER – Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19: Teachings.

CARCASSONNE – Saturday, November 11 and Sunday, November 12: Teachings

NANCY – Saturday, November 4 and Sunday, November 5, 2017: Teachings. To be confirmed.

ARLES – Sunday, October 22: Teachings, Tibetan yoga and meditation.

LAURIS (84 – proche Aix-en-Provence / Salon de Provence) – Saturday, October 21: Teachings, Tibetan yoga and meditation.

MONTPELLIER – Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15: Teachings.

CARCASSONNE – Saturday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8 : Teachings, Tibetan yoga and meditation, from 2 pm to 6 pm and from 10 am to 6 pm.

 

MONTPELLIER – Saturday, September 9: Tibetan course and meditation from 10 am to 6 pm. Sunday, September 10: Day of the associations. Monday, September 11: Free trial courses from 6.15 pm to 9 pm. Friday, September 15: Conference on yoga and meditation for children at 8 pm.

ROGUES – Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 September: Resumption of classes. Tibetan yoga and meditation from 2 pm to 6.45 pm and from 10 am to 6 pm

ANZEX – August 18th and 19th 2017: Yoga teachings of the 5 elements, yoga for health and meditation. See the Facebook event page. For further information, please contact Pauline Armellini at 07 82 56 72 88 or by email at pauline.armellini@gmail.com  /  carlalagassan@yahoo.fr  or at 05 53 93 11 81, Le Bourg, 47700 Anzex.

MONTPELLIER –  July-August 2017 – Lama Samten Yeshe Rinpoche is pleased to announce that he will continue to teach in Montpellier in July and August: Mondays from 6:15 pm to 7:40 pm, Tibetan yoga and 7:45 pm At 9 pm, meditation for the advanced, and Thursdays from 6:15 pm to 7:40 pm, Tibetan yoga and from 7:45 to 9 pm, meditation for beginners.

JUILLET – AUGUST 2017: WARNING: There will be no course:

– from Thursday, July 6 to Sunday, July 9, due to the retreat at Rogues;

– during the first two weeks of August when Lama Samten Yeshé Rinpoche teaches in Poland.

ARLES –  Sunday, June 25 from 10 am to 6 pm: Teachings, Tibetan yoga and meditation.

MONTPELLIER –  Saturday, June 17 for beginners from 10 am to 6 pm: Teachings, Tibetan yoga and meditation.

MONTPELLIER –   Sunday, June 18 from 10 am to 6 pm: Teachings Dzogchen for the advanced.

CARCASSONNE –   Saturday 10 June for beginners from 2 pm to 6 pm: Teachings, Tibetan yoga and meditation.

CARCASSONNE –  Sunday, June 11 from 10 am to 6 pm: Teachings for advanced students.

ROGUES –  Saturday 3 June for beginners from 2 pm to 6.45 pm: Teachings, Tibetan yoga and meditation.

ROGUES – Sunday, June 4 from 10 am to 6 pm: Teachings for advanced students.

ARLES – May 28:  new! The courses in Arles will be held on the 4th Sunday of each month.

MONTPELLIER – Saturday, May 20 from 10 am to 6 pm: Teachings for beginners, yoga and meditation

MONTPELLIER – Sunday, May 21 from 10 am to 6 pm: Teachings Dzogchen for advanced students.

CARCASSONNE –  Saturday, May 13 from 10 am to 6 pm: Teachings for beginners, yoga and meditation.

CARCASSONNE –  Sunday, May 14 from 10 am to 6 pm: Teachings for advanced students.

ROGUES –  Saturday May 6 from 2 to 6:45 pm: Teachings for beginners, Tibetan yoga and meditation.

ROGUES –  Sunday, May 7 from 10 am to 6 pm: Teachings for advanced students.

MONTPELLIER – Saturday, April 22, 2017: teaching Tibetan yoga for health and meditation.

MONTPELLIER –  Sunday, April 23: Teaching Dzogchen.

MONTPELLIER – May 21: Teachings.

CARCASSONNE – May 14: Teachings.

ROGUES –  Sunday, May 7: Teachings.

MONTPELLIER   Sunday, April 23 from 10 am to 6 pm: Teachings Dzogchen.

CARCASSONNE –  Sunday, April 9th ​​from 10 am to 6 pm: Teachings.

ROGUES –  Sunday, April 2, 2017: Teachings.

MONTPELLIER –  Sunday 19 March: Teaching Dzogchen.

MONTPELLIER –  Saturday 18 March: Teaching and practice of Tibetan yoga for health. Lama Samten Yeshe Rinpoche continues his information on the different techniques to be used to cure the various physical or psychic ailments.

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CARCASSONNE – Weekend of 25 and 26 February: Celebration of Dzambala, “The Buddha of wealth and prosperity”.

CARCASSONNE –  Saturday, January 14 and Sunday, January 15, 217, special weekend: “How to master our mind by practicing in the dark”.

ROGUES –  Sunday 8 January from 10 am to 6 pm for advanced students: Teaching Dzogchen

ROGUES –  Saturday, January 7, 2017: teaching of the 3 mantras, revision of the 1st and 2nd mantras, study of the 3rd mantra.

* * * YEAR 2016 * * *

MONTPELLIER –  Sunday, December 18, 2016: Teachings Dzogchen and meditation.

MONTPELLIER –  Saturday, December 17, 2016: Teaching the “Mantra of 100 syllables” to purify our negative karma. Lama Samten Yeshé Rinpoche decided to dedicate the day of Saturday, December 17th to a teaching and practice of Tibetan yoga for health. In this teaching, he explains us and shows us through specific exercises how to cure physical ailments, back pain, joint problems, as well as disorders related to various diseases of the liver, lungs and stomach. He also addresses issues related to diabetes and tension. We practice together this yoga to improve our health and we can ask Lama Samten Yeshé Rinpoche all the questions that concern us.

CARCASSONNE –  Sunday, December 11, 2016: Teaching “Search the Spirit”.

ROGUES –  Sunday, December 4, 2016: Teaching “Seeking the Spirit”.

ROGUES – Saturday, December 3, 2016: Teaching of the 3 mantras, “Study of the 1st and 2nd mantras”.

MONTPELLIER – Sunday, November 20, 2016: Teachings Dzogchen and meditation.

MONTPELLIER – Saturday, November 19, 2016: Teaching the “Mantra of the 100 syllables” to purify our negative karma.

MILAN – 2 October 2016: Meditazione con il Lama Samten Yeshé Rinpoche. Giornata di meditazione . Argelab .

PARIS –  Sunday, June 26, 2016: Teaching “Third Mantra”, the mantra of the purification of karmic fingerprints and negative emotions.

MONTPELLIER –  Sunday, June 20, 2016: Teaching Dzogchen, stabilize the Spirit.

MONTPELLIER –  Saturday, June 18, 2016: Teaching “The Offering of the Mandala”.

CARCASSONNE –  Sunday, June 12, 2016: Teaching “The View of the Tantra”.

ROGUES –  Sunday, June 5, 2016: Teaching and Practice «The View of Tantra».

ROGUES –  Saturday, June 4, 2016: Teaching “The Bodhicitta or Spirit of Awakening”, the aspiration and commitment to reach enlightenment or Buddhahood, in order to bring all sentient beings and thus free them from the inherent suffering to the cyclic existence (samsara).

PARIS –  Sunday May 29, 2016: Teaching of the second Mantra: “Mantra of the perfect Body”, the liberation of the depths of samsara.

MONTPELLIER – Sunday, May 22, 2016: Teaching Dzogchen, “Stabilizing the Spirit” (noises, light).

MONTPELLIER –  Saturday May 21st 2016: Teaching “La bodhicitta or Spirit of Awakening”.

CARCASSONNE – Sunday May 15, 2016: Teaching “The view of the Sutra”.

NANCY –  May 9 to 11, 2016 – Teachings.

MONTPELLIER –  Saturday, April 16, 2016: Teaching “Bodhicitta”, synonymous with compassion for others.

PARIS –  Sunday, March 27, 2016: Teaching of the first Mantra “The nine syllables of clarity of the body of Truth”.

MONTPELLIER –  Sunday 20 March 2016: Teaching Dzogchen “Stabilize the Spirit”.

MONTPELLIER –  Saturday, March 19, 2016: Teaching “Refuge”, a very important step if we wish to commit ourselves seriously to the Spiritual Path.

CARCASSONNE –  Sunday, March 13, 2016: Teaching “Second and Third Mantras”. Mantra of the Perfect Body: The Release of the Depths of Samsara and Mantra of the Body of Emanation: The Mantra of the Purification of Karmic Footprints and Negative Emotions.

ROGUES –  Sunday, March 6, 2016: Teaching and Practice «The View of the Sutra».

ROGUES – Saturday 5 March 2016: Teaching of “Lami Naljor” or “Guru Yoga”, first of the nine preliminaries of Ngöndro.

MONTPELLIER – Tuesday 1st March 2016: Anniversary of the Buddha Tonpa Shérab. Offerings of candles, flowers, incense, katas and silver will be welcome.

MONTPELLIER – Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th of February 2016, retreat “Les Quatre Generosités”

– Sangchö, ritual of purification by the element Fire “Offering of smoke and incense”;

– Offering of water, tormas, flowers to clear karmic debts;

– Practice of “Tcheu”, visualization, offering of the body to cut negative emotions, to remove obstacles and to help beings in the Six Kingdoms;

– Recitation of mantras and accompaniment of the ritual with bells and damarus.

MONTPELLIER – Sunday, February 21, 2016: Teaching Dzogchen “Stabilize the Spirit”.

MONTPELLIER – Saturday, February 20, 2016: Teaching of Lami Naljor or Gurou Yoga, first of the nine preliminaries of Ngöndro.

CARCASSONNE – Sunday, February 14, 2016: Teachings of the first and second Mantras.

CARCASSONNE – Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Practice of the Buddha of Medicine.

ROGUES – Sunday, February 7, 2016: Teaching and Practice “The Four Noble Truths”.

ROGUES – Saturday, February 6, 2016: Teaching “The faults of Samsara”.

PARIS – Sunday, January 31, 2016: Teaching “The Mandala”.

MONTPELLIER –  Sunday, January 24, 2016: Teaching: «Identifying the Spirit», meditation on the «A» and personal interview with Lama Samten Yeshé Rinpoche.

MONTPELLIER – Saturday, January 23, 2016: Teaching “Recognizing the faults of Samsara”.

Carcassonne – Sunday, January 17, 2016: Teaching “Practice of 100 syllables” and first of the three mantras.

ROGUES – Sunday, January 10, 2016: Practice the “10 perfections,” a way to cross the suffering to find enlightenment.

ROGUES – Saturday, January 9, 2016: Teaching “Causes and karmic consequences”.

AUSTRIA and POLAND – December 21, 2015 January 5, 2016  lessons in  Austria and Poland: Krakow, Poznan, Sopot and Warsaw.

* * * YEAR 2015 * * * 

MONTPELLIER –  Sunday 20 December 2015 – Teaching Dzogchen and meditation on the “A”, debate on the search for the Nature of our Spirit.

MONTPELLIER –  Saturday, December 19, 2015 – Tsa Lung Trul Kor, Tibetan Yoga, meditation and teaching on Karma.

CARCASSONNE – Sunday, December 13 – Practice Mandala and teach 100 syllables (main mantra to purify negative karma, past and present).

ROGUES – Sunday, December 6 – Practice of the 10 paramitas, a way to go through the sufferings in order to get to the Awakening.

MONTPELLIER – Sunday, November 15, 2015 – Meditation on the “A”, practice and teaching.

MONTPELLIER – Saturday, November 14, 2015 – Tsa Lung Trul Kor, Tibetan yoga and meditation and teachings on impermanence.

ROGUES – October 22 to 25, 2015: Practice and deepening of long life and Chamma, the great mother of love or Great Mother of Compassion.

MONTPELLIER – Saturday, October 17, 2015 – Tsa-Lung Trul-Kor, Tibetan yoga and meditation. Teaching on “The precious human existence”.

MONTPELLIER –   Sunday, October 18 – Deepening of the practice of “A”.

MONTPELLIER –   Saturday, October 10, 2015 – Zhambala Practice Day, “The Buddha of Wealth and Prosperity”, for prosperity in our material and spiritual life. This event takes place once a year. Those who have already participated in this practice will bring back their Pumba (vase) and their Dhada (prayer flag) in order to receive the new blessings.

ROGUES – August 29 to 30, 2015 – Practice of Sipai Gyalmo, the main divinity of protection. “The Queen of the World” is the wrathful manifestation of the peaceful deity Sherab Chamma, “Loving Mother of Wisdom”. It is a practice with visualization and recitation of mantras in order to remove obstacles encountered in everyday life (family, work, diseases …)

AUSTRIA – July 2015 – Teachings in Austria .

POLAND –  From 12 July 2015 to 2 August 2015 – Teachings in Poland

ROGUES – July 5, 2015 – Practice Day – The Bodhicitta and Practice of the Mandala.

PARIS – Sunday, June 28, 2015 – Teaching “First of the nine preliminary practices of Guru Yoga” (“r” in Tibetan) and practice of the refuge (consisting of three jewels to protect themselves from suffering) and Bodhicitta. The goal is to connect with one’s own nature and receive the profound teachings transmitted by the masters to develop one’s inner wisdom.

MONTPELLIER –  Sunday, June 21, 2015 – History of the main masters of Dzogchen, teaching of the bases of Dzogchen and meditation.

MONTPELLIER –  Saturday, June 20, 2015 – Practice of the recognition of the precious human life.

Carcassonne – Sunday, June 14, 2015 – Practice refug e and Bodhicitta.

MONTPELLIER – February 27th and 28th – Practice «The 4 generosities», practice of «Sangchö» and «Chöd». Offerings, rituals, mantras.

MONTPELLIER – May 30, 2015 – Teaching of the Practice of the Buddha Medicine (Sangye Menla).

MONTPELLIER – May 23, 2015 – Tibetan Yoga and Meditation. Teaching the Tsa Lung Trul Kor, Tibetan yoga and basic principles of meditation.

MONTPELLIER –  May 17, 2015 – Teachings “sutra, tantra and Dzogchen”. The first teaching Sutra view consists of four vehicles to develop wisdom, antidote to negative emotions.

MONTPELLIER – April 19, 2015 – Day of study and practice of Ngöndro. Teaching “The 4 noble truths”, “Denpachi” in Tibetan. This practice purifies negative karmas, recognizes the suffering of Samsara and finds the path of wisdom to surpass it. This day is open to all, but especially for those who wish to engage concretely in practice and the Bön path, under the guidance of Samten Yeshe Rinpoche.

MONTPELLIER – Sunday, March 15, 2015 – Study and teaching «The ten Paramitas».

PARIS – 22 February 2015 – Teaching day “Causes and karmic consequences”

MONTPELLIER – Week of 09 to 13 February 2015: Teachings

– February 09 “Lami Naldjor”

– 10 February “the Refuge”

– February 11 “the Bodhicitta”

– February 12 “the Mandala offering”

– February 13 “the purification by the mantra of 100 syllables”

Reminder of important points relating to each of these practices and practice.

CARCASSONNE –  Sunday, February 8 from 10 am to 6 pm, at the Château de Malves “Causes and karmic consequences”. 

* * * YEAR 2014 * * *

In progress

NIMES – June 22, 2014 – Study and contemplation of karma.

NIMES – April 20, 2014 – Third day of study and initiation and Tibetan Yoga.

MONTPELLIER – May 11, 2014 – Practices of the Vase of Treasure (“Yangbum”) with the exceptional presence of Geshe Chapur Rinponché.

The practice of Namgyal Yangdrub was taught by Buddha Tonpa Shenrab to its students to acquire a long life, good health and prosperity. Filled with pieces of precious materials, as well as sacred ground of holy places, the vase is blessed by the ritual of Namgyal Yangdrub. Once the vase is consecrated, it must be kept in a clean and healthy place. The Yangbum creates a positive atmosphere and promotes good health, material wealth, spiritual well-being and success in our projects.

Outstanding Lecture on Breath Yoga (Tsa-lung)

The first of the six methods of the “Tantra Mother” of Tibetan Bön Buddhism is called “the Path of the Method”. This path contains the teachings of the elements, winds, spheres and canals of the body. This teaching will focus on the general framework of the Mother Tantra, which allows the passage from coarse bodies to subtle bodies. The practices of the five elements, the “Tsa Lung”, find their foundation in this part of the Tantra Mother.

Gueshé Rinpoche Chaphur

Geshe Chaphur was born in the Amdo Ngaba in eastern Tibet. It was recognized as the reincarnation of a great Master Chaphur Phuntsok Wangyal Rinpoche by His Eminence the Good-Gya Rinpoche and other great lamas. He received his diploma from Guéshé in 2008 at the monastery of Menri, the main monastery of the Bön tradition, under the guidance of His Holiness of Menri Trizin Rinpoche, holder of the Bön line and Menri Lopon Rinpoche.

He teaches today in his center in San Francisco and around the world. Geshe Chaphur is interested in research and is currently focusing on the poems and songs of realization of the masters of the oral tradition of Zhang Zhung.

NÎMES –  Sunday, March 16, 2014 – Teaching “To find happiness at the heart of our being”. To find happiness in the heart of our being through the practice of Tibetan meditation and yoga. ”  We often seek happiness outside ourselves. However, lasting happiness lies at the heart of our being, in the true nature of our mind, which is revealed in particular by the practice of meditation and compassion. Then there is peace, joy, and bliss inward, unchanging.  Lama Samten Yeshe Rinpoche.

* * * PREVIOUS YEARS * * *

Agenda of practices not reported for previous years.

 

Weekly courses

Information, schedules, locations and prices of weekly practices

Lama Samten Yeshé Rinpoche teaches regularly in the cities of Arles, Carcassonne, Montpellier, Nîmes and Rogues.

For the other one-off locations, please refer to the Agenda – Practice Days section.

 

MONTPELLIER

In Montpellier, yoga and meditation sessions are held weekly, in addition to lessons that take place on 3rd weekend of each month.

Location:  Center Tazig Samten Ling – 22, rue de la République, Montpellier (in front of St Roch train station, between Boulangerie and Le Magasin RedK). Information by phone at 07.83.38.96.89 or by email at  takzigsamtenling@gmail.com .

The MONTPELLIER center will be closed from Sunday, December 24 to Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Resumption of Tibetan yoga and meditation classes on Monday, January 8th.

Rinpoche plans to give Tibetan yoga and meditation classes in Montpellier on Thursday from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Interested persons are invited to contact the Tazig secretariat on 07 83 38 96 89 or by email at takzigsamtenling@gmail.com Do not hesitate to share the information. Thank you.

Schedule of weekly classes

Mondays:
– 6:15 to 7:40 pm Tibetan Yoga (advanced level)
– 7:45 pm to 9 pm Meditation (advanced level)

Wednesdays  :
– 3 to 4 pm Yoga and Meditation for children 6 to 11 years old
– 4:15 to 5:15 pm Yoga and Meditation for children aged 12 to 18

Thursdays  :
– 6:15 to 7:40 pm Tibetan Yoga (beginner level)
– 7:45 pm to 9 pm Meditation (beginner level)

ARLES

In Arles, lessons are held on the 4 th  Sunday of each month. Information: 06 85 96 40 61 or by mail:  lanya.gc@gmail.com.

CARCASSONNE

In Carcassonne, lessons are held on the 2nd weekend. of each month. Saturday from 2 pm to 6.45 pm: lessons for beginners, yoga and meditation. Sundays from 10 am to 6 pm: lessons for advanced students. Information on 06 87 01 21 91 or by email:  martine.rambeau123@orange.fr .

LAURIS

In Lauris, lessons are held on the 4 th  Saturday of each month. Information: 06 61 21 89 97.

NIMES

In Nîmes, Tibetan Yoga and meditation classes will take place on Wednesdays at the end of the day. – Information to come.

PEROLS

In Pérols, Tibetan Yoga and meditation classes will take place every first Tuesday of the month from 12 September 2017, from 6 to 8 PM. Salle Kuyten (near the cooperative cellar). For more information, call Agnes : 06 16 63 94 71.

ROGUES

In Rogues, lessons are held on the 1st Sunday of each month. Information: 06 95 05 66 45 or by email:  info-rogues@tazigsamtenling.org

Annual Membership

15 € per person – 20 € for a couple.

Online membership, via PayPal (see the ”  Shop  “), or payment by check payable to: Association Tazig Samten Ling to be returned to Association Samten Ling – 22, rue de la République – 34000 Montpellier.

  • Yoga or meditation classes (adults)

– With subscription:
1 per week: 12 classes for 100 euros (or 8.30 € per course)
2 courses per week: 24 classes for 168 euros (€ 7.00 each)
3 classes per week: 36 courses 234 euros (€ 6.50 per course)

Subscriptions are valid from the date of purchase.
They are payable in 2 or 3 checks cashed in 3 months maximum.

Any subscription implies membership to the Tazig Samten Ling association, the same applies to any participation in teaching or retreats.

IMPORTANT: For the practice of yoga, it will be necessary to bring a medical certificate with the mention “Able to practice yoga“.

– Without subscription: 10 € the course.

– Trial course, yoga + meditation in the same evening: 15 €.

  • Yoga and meditation classes (children)

– 75 € per quarter (ie 10 lessons outside school holidays)

  • Tibetan Course

– 10 € the course of 1 h 30

Conferences

Friday, November 17, 2017 – ARLES – Conference “The Tibetan yoga of health”. From 8 pm to 10.30 pm Admission: 10 €. Places: see the indications on the website of the association  The paths of knowledge. Contact: Myriam. Phone number : 06 80 96 57 86.

Wednesday, Octobre 11, 2017 – MONTPELLIER – Conference “Yoga and meditation for children”. 20 h. Further information to come. Lama Samten Yeshé Rinpoche will tell you to all the benefits of these practices for children: better concentration, appeasement of the mind, better management of emotions, psycho-corporal balance. – €8 – registrations : 07 83 38 96 89. Children’s classes will be held on Wednesdays from 3 to 4 p.m. for children aged 6 to 11 and from 16:15 to 17:15 for teens 12 to 18 – €75 per quarter.

Tuesday 20 June 2017 – PEROLS – Conferences “Discovery of meditation according to Tibetan tradition”. First conference from 4 pm to 5.30 pm, second conference from 6.30 pm to 8 pm Médiathèque Jean Giono, 30 rue Gaston Bazille, Pérols.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 – MONTPELLIER – Conference ”  The accompaniment of people at the end of life”.

* * * Previous Years * * * 

LE VIGAN – April 30th 2016 – Conference ”  The accompaniment of people at the end of life”. At 8:30 pm, the Cantou Room.

ARLES – 21 April 2016 – Conference “The ways of knowledge”.

MONTPELLIER – Tuesday, March 15, 2016 – Conference.

MONTPELLIER – Tuesday, 16th February 2016 – Conference “Health”.

– What are the principles to keep a healthy body?
– Does food affect health?
– Can our mental health concerns affect our health?
– How to maintain or restore a balance disturbed by the hectic life we ​​live?
– Can our mind help us to heal?

Lama Samten Yeshé Rinpoche enlightens us on all these questions and on those that you wish to ask him, with respect to the Tibetan traditional medicine of several millennia.

MONTPELLIER – Conference Tuesday, January 19, 2016 – “Maintaining a love pure and lasting”.
How can it accompany us throughout the day, in each of our gestures, in each of our words and thoughts? How can it be pure and lasting?

MONTPELLIER – December 15, 2015 – Conference “Happiness in everyday life”.

MONTPELLIER – Tuesday, November 17, 2015 – Conference “The accompaniment of people at the end of life”.

MONTPELLIER – Tuesday, October 13, 2015 – Conference “How to transform negative karma”.

MONTPELLIER – Tuesday, September 15, 2015 – Conference “The benefits of meditation and yoga for children in education and everyday life”. Lama Samten Yeshé Rinpoche explains how this practice helps the child to find inner calm and develop his capacity for concentration, how Tibetan yoga and meditation can be useful to your children.
Meditation calms the mind, helps concentration and gives confidence in the various activities of daily life. Tibetan yoga develops breath and attention, helps to circulate energy and teaches to know one another better.

Courses will be given from 3 pm to 4 pm for children from 6 to 11 years and from 4:15 to 5:15 pm for teenagers aged 12 to 18 from Wednesday 30 September 2015.

MONTPELLIER – May 26, 2015 – Conference “The contribution of traditional Tibetan medicine to the evils of our time”.

MONTPELLIER – May 29, 2015 – Lecture: “The Yoga of the breath” (Tsa Lung).

MAUGUIO – March 27, 2015 – Conference: “Buddhism: religion or philosophy? » See the site of the multimedia library .

Conference “Buddhism: philosophy or religion? “By Lama Samten Rinpoche. Mauguio 2015.

 

Retreats timetable

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Several retreats are already scheduled for year 2018. Further information will be communicated to you as soon as the practice sites are definitively confirmed.

1 – Retreat “The 9 Preliminaries” or “Ngöndro” (1st part), from Thursday, March 1st to Sunday, March 4th, 2018.

2 – Retreat “The 9 Preliminaries” or “Ngöndro” (2nd part) from Saturday, April 14 to Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

This retreat will be very helpful to those who wish to embark on the spiritual journey and will help them participate in the P’owa retreat that will take place from Monday, October 22nd to Sunday, October 28th. It will also allow practitioners to deepen their knowledge and accumulate their practice.

3 – P’owa Retreat, from Tuesday, May 8th to Thursday, May 10th is planned for those who participated in the retreat in October 2017 to practice together and make progress.

4 – Retreat “The 5 elements”, from Wednesday, July 4 to Sunday, July 8, 2018.

5 – “P’owa” Retreat, from Monday, October 22 to Sunday, October 28, 2018.

5 – Location to be confirmed – Practice of “P’owa”. From Monday, October 22, 2018 at 10 am to Sunday, October 28, 2018 5 pm: Retreat of 7 days on the practice of “P’owa” or transfer of consciousness at the moment of death.

Lama Samten Yeshe Rinpoche will teach how to awaken the mind and stay on the natural state to guide our conscience without fear at the moment of death. It is a very intense sacred practice that must be maintained during these 7 days. In Tibet, it lasts 49 days. You will not be able to participate in this retreat if you do not make yourself available from Monday to Sunday.

Limited places – Further information and registration by reservation at retraites@tazig.fr or by tel. at 07 83 38 96 89.

4 – Thézan des Corbières – From July 4, 2017 10 am to July 8, 2018, from 10 am to 6 pm – “Retreat The 5 elements”.

For the fourth year in a row, Lama Samten Yeshe Rinpoche will teach us about the relationship between the five elements (space, wind, fire, water and earth) and our five senses, our emotions and our organs. We will purify our body, our word and our spirit of karmic traces by practicing very powerful mudras and mantras. All this will be accompanied by meditation and Tibetan yoga at sunrise and sunset and beautiful walks in nature.

Shared vegetarian meals. Price: 5 days 125 euros (100 euros for people in financial difficulty). * * * MANDATORY REGISTRATION * * * by mail to: retraites@tazig.fr or by tel. at 07 83 38 96 89.

3 – Thézan des Corbières – Deepening and practice P’OWA (reserved for people who took part in the October retreat 2017), from Tuesday, May 8 to Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 10am to 18h in Thézan-des-Corbières.

Shared vegetarian meals. Price: 75 euros for 3 days * * * MANDATORY REGISTRATION * * * by mail to: retraites@tazig.fr or by tel. at 07 83 38 96 89.

2 – Retreat “The 9 Preliminaries” or “Ngöndro” (2nd part), from Saturday, April 14 to Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Location: Tazig Center of Montpellier, 22 rue de la République (near St-Roch station) from 10 am at 18 o’clock.

This retreat is for people who wish to embark on the spiritual path. It is the basis for discovering the nature of the spirit and receiving the blessing of the masters of the lineage.

Lama Samten Yeshe Rinpoche will convey to us the meaning of these practices according to the Bön teachings that are at the origin of Tibetan culture and spiritual practice.

In this second step, we will study:

– the purification mantra of 100 syllables;
– the three Bön mantras-gasoline:
– The nine syllables of clarity of the Body of Truth,
– The Perfect Body Mantra – The liberation from the depths of samsara
– The Emanation Corps Mantra – The mantra of purification of karmic imprints and negative emotions.

We will be able to accumulate these mantras by singing and reciting on our mala.

Rinpoche will recall the essence of the practice of the first part of the Ngöndro and we will be able to continue to memorize these different prayers in order to immerse ourselves in them and to understand the meaning and the importance of these practices in our daily life.

This retreat is open to all those who wish to embark on the spiritual journey and who already have a connection with the teachings of the Bön tradition.
Each sequence will be accompanied by Tibetan meditation and yoga.

Shared vegetarian meal. Price: 35 euros a day, 60 euros 2 days, 100 euros 4 days. It will be granted a reduction of 20 € to the persons who will have participated in 2 parts of the retirement.

* * * MANDATORY REGISTRATION * * * by mail to: retraites@tazig.fr or by tel. to the 07 83 38 96 89. Any inscription is to be confirmed by the payment, by check payable to Tazig, of 20 € to send to the following address:

Mme Josette Pujol,
4 lotissement La Pléiade,
506, route de Grézac
34700 LODEVE

1 – Retreat “The 9 Preliminaries” or “Ngöndro” (1st part), from Thursday, March 1 to Sunday, March 4, 2018. Location: Tazig Center of Montpellier, 22 rue de la République (near St-Roch station) from 10 am at 18 o’clock.

This retreat is for people who wish to embark on the spiritual path. It is the basis for discovering the nature of the spirit and receiving the blessing of the masters of the lineage.

Lama Samten Yeshe Rinpoche will convey to us the meaning of these practices according to the Bön teachings that are at the origin of Tibetan culture and spiritual practice.

In this first step, we will study:

– The prayer to Nyame Sherab Gyaltsen recognized as the second Buddha. He founded the Menri Monastery in Tibet. He lived in the fourteenth century.

– The practice of Guru-yoga that allows our mind to open to the blessing of the master and to receive all the spiritual influence.

– Taking refuge and prostrations. Taking refuge in the Three Jewels is an act of devotion that brings peace of mind and strengthens our confidence.

– Bodhicitta, to develop the spirit of awakening to oneself and all sentient beings.

Understanding these teachings is about developing our devotion and the true nature of our mind. Lama Samten will lead us to memorize these different prayers through singing and repetition in the silence of our mind.

Advanced practitioners will be able to accumulate their practice on their mala. These moments of practice will be accompanied by yoga and meditation to internalize and discover our inner peace.

Thézan des Corbières – From Monday, October 23, 2017 at 10 am to Sunday, October 29, 2017 5 pm: 7-day retreat on the practice of “P’owa” or transfer of consciousness at the moment of death.

Lama Samten Yeshe Rinpoche will teach how to awaken the mind and stay on the natural state to guide our fearless conscience at the moment of death. It is a very intense sacred practice that must be maintained during these 7 days. In Tibet, it lasts 49 days. You will not be able to participate in this retreat if you are not available from Monday to Sunday.

Limited places – Registration by reservation at  takzigsamtenling@gmail.com.

 

ROGUES – July 6, 2017 10 am to July 9 5 pm – Retreat “The 5 elements”

All that exists in this universe is composed of the five elements: space, wind, fire, water and earth, at the origin of each cell. Trul Khor exercises (Tibetan yoga) are used to overcome the obstacles caused by illness or negative emotions and to erase, balance and harmonize our energy field.

Lama Samten Yeshé Rinpoche will teach the practice, mudras and mantras of the 5 elements as well as yoga and meditation.

This retreat is practiced every year in Tibet. Those who have already participated in this retreat last summer will be able to deepen their teaching and enjoy the wonderful environment in the evening.

Information: 06 95 05 66 45 or info-rogues@tazigsamtenling.org

 

MONTPELLIER – April 27, 2017 10 am to April 30 5 pm – Retreat  “The Four Generosities”

Offerings of smoke, water and fire to purify karmic debts and attract the luck, power and protection of the various deities. Practice of Tchöd and recitation of mantras to free us from the sufferings of Samsara, as well as all the beings of the six Kingdoms.

 

MONTPELLIER – Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th of February 2016, retreat “The Four Generosities”

– Sangchö, ritual of purification by the element Fire “Offering of smoke and incense”;

– Offering of water, tormas, flowers to clear karmic debts;

– Practice of Tchöd, visualization, offering of the body to cut negative emotions, to remove obstacles and to help beings in the Six Kingdoms;

– Recitation of mantras and accompaniment of the ritual with bells and damarus.

 

ROGUES – From Thursday, July 7 to Sunday, July 10, 2016: Retreat “The Five Elements”

All that exists in this universe is composed of the five elements: space, wind, fire, water and earth, at the origin of each cell. Trul Khor exercises (Tibetan yoga) are used to overcome the obstacles caused by illness or negative emotions and to erase, balance and harmonize our energy field.

On the first day of retirement, Lama Samten Yeshé Rinpoche will teach the practice by the 5 elements. In the following days, he will teach the mudras and mantra songs of the 5 elements as well as yoga and meditation.

This retreat is practiced every year in Tibet. Those who have already participated in this retreat last summer will be able to deepen their teaching and enjoy the wonderful environment in the evening.

 

ROGUES – April 21st to 24th 2016: Retreat on “The 4 generosities”.

 

ROGUES – July 9-12, 2015: Retreat on the “Five Elements”

 

MONTPELLIER – February 27th and 28th 2015: Retreat on “the 4 generosities”.

Practice of the 4 generosities, Practice of Sangchö and Chöd. Offerings, rituals, mantras.

 

MONTPELLIER – From the 27th to the 30th of April 2015: Retreat on «the 4 generosities».

Other events

MONTPELLIER – Wednesday, November the 1st, 2017 – Great ritual in honor of His Holiness the 33rd Menri Trizin passed away 49 days ago. Location: Montpellier Tazig Center, from 6 pm.

Active participation of Tazig practitioners is strongly recommended. All offerings of flowers, candles, incense and food or in kind will be much appreciated.

At the end of this ceremony, Rinpoche, Stephanie, Pancho and Josette will share with you all the precious and moving moments lived at Menri Monastery in India.

Some photos and videos will be presented to you.

MONTPELLIER –  Sunday 10 September 2017: The Tazig Samten Rinpoche association will be present at the 37th edition of the Antigone des Associations. We will be delighted to meet you! More information on this event here .

MONTPELLIER –  Sunday 2 July 2017: General Assembly 2017 of the association Tazig Samten Ling.

TIBET –  Lama Samten Yeshe Rinpoche in Tibet from 28 January to 22 February 2017.

MONTPELLIER –   Friday, December 30, 2016 – Purification ritual to eliminate all the traces of negative karma that we would have accumulated during the year and to approach the new year under the best auspices.

MONTPELLIER –   Saturday 10 December 2016 – Exhibition of Tibetan art and cult objects: Malas, incense, prayer flags, embroidered pouches, CD, tangkas and calligraphy by Lama Samten Yeshé Rinpoche.

SAUMUR –  23rd to 25th November 2016 – Participation in the 4th big meeting of the Masters Bön: Fourth annual “Chiling Bön-Tshog” meeting 2016, Shenten Dargye Ling .

MONTPELLIER –  Wednesday 5 October 2016 from 6.30 pm evening: souvenirs of travel to Tibet.

TIBET   August – September 2016: Journey of Lama Samten Yeshé Rinpoche in Tibet.

MONTPELLIER –  Tuesday, February 23, 2016: Anniversary of the Buddha Tonpa Shenrab, born 18,000 years ago and come to bring us the precious teachings of the Bön tradition. The whole local Sangha participates warmly in these practices by making offerings of flowers or money.

MONTPELLIER –  Friday, February 12, 2016: Anniversary of Nyamé Shérab Gyalsten. This celebration allows us to witness our devotion and to address our prayers to this great master of the Bön tradition.

MONTPELLIER –  Tuesday 9th February 2016: Celebration of the Losar, the Tibetan New Year which is a very important festival in Tibet.

LE VIGAN – Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 January 2016  : First birthday of Tazig Samten Ling Rogues. A moment of sharing open to all.

MONTPELLIER –  Sunday, September 13, 2015: Fair of Associations of Montpellier in Antigone.

MONTPELLIER – From May 26th to 31st 2015: Tibetan medicine conference cycle with the exceptional presence in Montpellier of an eminent Tibetan doctor, Doctor of philosophy in the original Tibetan tradition, Superior of Gangru Monastery Dhargye Gon (Tibet) Geshe Kalsang Norbu Rinpoche.

MONTPELLIER – February 18, 2015: Ritual practice of purification Gutor which allows to end the year of the Tibetan calendar of the wooden horse.

MONTPELLIER  February 19, 2015: Practice of Blood Chöd and celebration of the Losar, first day of the year of the sheep wood.

MAUGUIO  March 2015 – Exhibition of Tibetan Calligraphy by Lama Samten Yeshi Rinpoche as part of the month “Paths to Spirituality” at the Mauguio Mediatheque – Tibetan calligraphy, much less well known than Islamic, Persian or Chinese calligraphy, is today close to extinction. Combining tradition and modernity in his calligraphic work with Indian ink, Lama Samten is inspired both by the values ​​of the millenial Tibetan wisdom and those of Western spiritual culture. He thus created calligraphies symbolizing “Compassion” or “Clarity of the Spirit” as well as some representing the name of Jesus or Mary in Tibetan.

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CASTELNAU LE LEZ – January 2015 – Program Himalaya: Exhibitions, photographs and paintings. Evening on Himalayan knowledge and sharing.
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LE VIGAN   12 October 2013 – Day “Getting to know the Tibetan people”, Lama Samten Yeshé Rinpoche, guest of honor.