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Buddhist Centers: France

Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, has spiritual responsibility for more than 900 Buddhist centers, monasteries, nunneries, and institutions around the world. The centers listed here maintain an active profile on karmapa.org. You can search for a center near you by country, city, or center name.

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Agen Dhagpo Buddhist Center

Dhagpo Agen was founded in 1985. Members meet once a week to meditate together, either shiné or meditation in the context of Tibetan Buddhist rituals. Twice a month the members get together in smaller groups to study transcripts of… more

Angers Dhagpo Buddhist Center

Dhagpo Angers was founded in 2002. The center offers 3 types of activities: - Public conferences and teachings run by a lama (4 or 5 times a year) - Study of transcripts or books (meetings of a small group of members approx.… more

Béarn Dhagpo Buddhist Center

Dhagpo Béarn comes from the Dhagpo Kagyu Ling activity in Dordogne, the European headquarters of the Kagyü school, one of the four lineages of Tibetan Buddhism. The center was established in Pau in 1985. The life of Dhagpo Béarn is… more

Belvis Dhagpo Buddhist Center

We are a local branch of Dhagpo Kagyu Ling, which was founded in 1975 by the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa under the spiritual guidance of Lama Gendun Rinpoche and Lama Jigme Rinpoche. As such we are also in the… more

Brest Dhagpo Buddhist Center

Dhagpo Brest is a place for the discovery and study of the values ​​of Buddhism. The simple implementation of this teaching in our daily life is a source of harmony, relaxation, support and well-being. On this basis, we can,… more

Clermont-Ferrand Dhagpo Buddhist Center

Dhagpo Clermont - Ferrand was founded around 1985. Gyalwa Karmapa came in 2008 to bless the place, and many lamas from Dhagpo Kagyu Ling come 5 times a year to give teachings. Since 2012, Khempo Chöchok and others come… more

Côte Basque Dhagpo Buddhist Center

Lama Jigméla gave his first lecture in Bayonne in 1981. It breathed the necessary energy so that KTT Côte basque was created on February 16th, 1982. Between 1981 and 1984 Lama Guendune came five times to Bayonne. Every week we practise… more

Deux-Sèvres Dhagpo Buddhist Center

The center was founded in 2001. Each week, there are three practices of Shinay (Monday at 6 pm, Tuesday at 7 pm, Wednesday at 12 am), 2 practices of Chenrezig each month, and one practice of Green Tara. more

Foix-Ariège Dhagpo Buddhist Center

We are a local branch of Dhagpo Kagyu Ling, which was founded in 1975 by the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa and entrusted by him to the spiritual guidance of Lama Gendun Rinpoche and Lama Jigme Rinpoche. • We practise Shine the first,… more

Gap Dhagpo Buddhist Centre

Every Tuesday we have Shinay meditation, and every Sunday we have Chenrezig meditation. Four lectures and four teachings are scheduled each year. Lamas from Dhagpo Kundreul Ling and Dhagpo Kagyu Ling come to the center. more