Centre Bouddhique Drukpa

Historic site and monument ,  Buddhist temple at Plouray
  • The serenity of the place is conducive to relaxation, meditation and stroll.

    After taking care to take off your shoes, you can enter the temple or the Stupa to admire impressive statues. You will be able to rotate the prayer wheel (clockwise). You can also hike in the nearby forest by following one of the 2 marked trails (2 or 5 km). Founded in 1985 and recognized as a religious congregation in 2004 under the name "Pel Drukpay Tcheutsok", the Plouray Buddhist Center is the European headquarters of the Drukpa Lineage, one of the great schools of Tibetan Buddhism. He received the Dalai Lama in 2008 and regularly invites the Gyalwang Drukpa to come and teach there. It is located in a peaceful setting conducive to recollection. The center is open to the public every day of the year with a reception from 14:30 to 17:30 (18:30 in summer). The center is run by Drubpön Nawang Tenzin, the superior of the congregation, who guides group retreats throughout the year. At present, about 15 people live in the center, among them 3 monks and 3 nuns. The study of the teaching of the Buddha and its application are the vocation of the center. Outside the periods of retreats and teachings, meditation and prayer practices are provided every day at 7am and 6pm. Shop: books on Buddhism, Himalayan crafts: incense, singing bowls, clothes.
  • Spoken languages
    • English
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
    • Groups
Services
  • Equipment
    • Car park
    • bus parking
    • Disabled toilets
    • Public toilets
  • Services
    • Boutique
    • Non-guided tour
    • Guided visits (groups only)
  • Activities
    • Lectures
    • Hiking trail
Rates
Payments methods
  • Bank card
  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Rates
  • Guided visit group (per adult)
    2 €
Openings
Openings
  • All year