Shenten Dargye Ling

Yungdrung Bön

Practice retreat on Dzogchen meditation

August 20th until 25th, 2017
Teachings with Yongdzin Rinpoche and Khenpo Tenpa Yungdrung Rinpoche

Registration

The retreat will be practice oriented with four meditation sessions a day supported by one hour teaching per day. The teaching will be from various sources with emphasis on the Zhang Zhung Nyen Gyud. There will be two groups: one group will start with meditation with an object evolving into meditation without an object. The other group of more advanced practioners will meditate without object from the start.

Open for all students.


Read more: general Retreat Information


Retreat Tariffs

Retreat fees

3 types of tariffs are given according to your income:

  • T 1: normal (income over 1500€/month)
  • T 2: for persons with limited income (From 950 to 1500€/month)
  • T 3 *: for persons with very low income or in difficult situation (less than 950€/month, it is necessary to provide the required documents)

* As it is important that everyone should be able to attend the teachings without depending on their income, reduced rates are offered to those who are unable to pay normal rate, provided they fulfill the required objective criteria.


Pay attention

The financial participation for teachings and for meals and accommodation are to be paid to two different entities:

  • Fees related to the teachings are to be paid to: "Congregation Shenten Dargye Ling"
  • The membership fee, as well as the payment for accommodation and meals are to be paid to:
    "Association Shenten Dargye Ling"


Teaching

Fee for one day of teachings


T 1T 2T 3
Teachings 35 € 26 € 17 €


Membership Fee for association

Shenten Dargye Ling is an association according to the (French) 1905 Law. It is legally necessary to be a member in order to take part in the activities, such as teaching retreats. Membership covers one year and included "Speech of Delight", the Shenten Dargye Ling newsletter.The membership fees are used to cover the administrative costs (mails, data-processing equipment, etc.)


Normal feeReduced fee
Single 30 € 20 €
Couple 50 € 35

The reduced fee is applied to students, people with limited income and people taking part in the activities of the center for the first time.


Accomodation

Accommodation fee for one person


T 1 €1500 nett
per month per adult
T 2

T 3

Single room ( 1 bed) 30 € _ _
Double room - (per person) 18 € 16 € 13 €
Normal room with 3 beds -
(per person)
13 € 11 € 10 €
Normal room with 4 beds -
(per person)
10 € 9 € 8 €
dormitory (8 mattress) -
(per person)
7 € 5 € 4 €
Camping (only 10 tents available) - (per person) 10 € 8 € 7 €

Accommodation is free for children under 5, and half-price from 5 - 16 years old


Meals

Price for meals


T 1T 2T 3
Full pension
3 meals/ day 19 €
16 €
14 €
Meals separately
breakfast 4 €
3 €
2 €
lunch 10 €
9 €
8 €
dinner 7 €
6 €
5 €

. Do not forget to let us know us in advance if you are a vegetarian or if you need to have a special diet: our cook will try to give you the most appropriate food.
. Children from 6 to 16 have to pay half price


Calculations

Here's the way to calculate the total amount for the teaching retreat:

Teaching fee (multiplied by the number of Teaching days)

+ annual membership fee

+ accommodation fee (multiplied by the number of nights spent on site)

+ meal tariff (multiplied by the number of meals)

Schedule

The teaching starts on Sunday at 10 am but it is better if you can arrive the day before at 3 pm.

Weekly schedule - from Sunday to Friday:

6h30
7h
8h
9h
10h
12h
12h30
15h
17h
17h15
18h30
20h
21h

- Sangchöd smoke offering
- Meditation
- Breakfast
- Personal study and meditation
- Yongdzin Rinpoche teaching
- Water offering
- Lunch
- Tenpa Yungdrung Rinpoche teaching
- Food offering
- Personal study and meditation
- Dinner
- Meditation
- Evening offering

There are no teachings on Saturday

Accommodation outside

Accommodation outside

Please contact the Tourist Office in Longué for a list of possible accommodations around the center. (bed and breakfast, hotels, camping)

• OFFICE DE TOURISME LONGUE phone : +33 2 41 51 09 10 (english speaking)

• Tourism office in Saumur: http://www.ot-saumur.fr/

• List of accommodations around Shenten :
http://www.pour-les-vacances.com/en/Blou-bed-breakfast.html

• List of accommodations around Shenten :
http://www.villedelonguejumelles.fr/annuaire.html#result

• nice bed&breakfast 4km from Shenten with 2 rooms :
MAISON D HOTES LA CLOSERIE
49160 St Philbert Du Peuple
+33 2 41 52 62 69
(english speaking)









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Visitas a Shenten Dargye Ling

Aparte de asistir a los retiros organizados, los miembros de la congregación pueden realizar retiros individuales en Shenten (máximo 3 semanas), o unirse al grupo de voluntarios ayudando en el mantenimiento del centro (jardinería, pintura, bricolaje, etc.).

Para obtener información sobre los actuales proyectos o sobre cómo puede colaborar, puede escribir un email a: contact@shenten.org (los correos deberán estar escritos en inglés o francés).

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