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Please note Rangjung Yeshe Gomde Pyrénées is currently closed to visitors as there is a two month retreat in progress until the 24th of April 2024.

Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche

sends us a message from Bodhgaya in which he encourages all his students to practice in retreat! Rinpoche talks about Gomde Pyrénées as a beautiful and remote place where you can practice in groups under the guidance of Drubpön Lama Tenzin and individually. 

Rinpoche also mentions the annual Sphere of Refined Gold retreat as a wonderful opportunity for profound practice. In 2024, this retreat will be held from February 24 - April 23. Please follow Rinpoche’s advice and join your Dharma sisters and brothers in practice! You can register here.

The Sphere of Refined Gold retreat

24 February 2024 -23 April


"When we are suffused with compassion in what we do, then definitely we are perfect practitioners."

- Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche

Rangjung Yeshe Gomde Pyrénées

is a Buddhist retreat center founded by Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche, located in the Pyrenees mountains in the south of France. Gomde is both remote and easily accessible, and graced with silence and stunning natural beauty. We offer opportunities for self-guided individual retreat as well as organized group retreats and seminars. A combination of retreat and volunteering is also possible.

Online meditation


If you wish to visit us for a day, please read the information here. We have a daily morning and afternoon group practice that visitors are welcome to join, as well as various online practice opportunities


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