Centre Bouddhique Drukpa

Historic site and monument ,  Buddhist temple at Plouray

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  • The serenity of the place is conducive to relaxation, meditation and stroll.

    At the Plouray Buddhist center, after taking care of your shoes, you can enter the temple or the Stupa to gather there and admire impressive statues. You will be able to rotate the prayer wheel (clockwise). Soak up the atmosphere of the park which is conducive to mediation and take advantage of this visit to hike in the forest. Founded in 1985 and recognized as a religious congregation in 2004 under the name "Pel Drukpay Tcheutsok", the Buddhist center of Plouray is the European seat 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 meditation. The center is open to the public every day of the year with a reception from 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. (6.30 p.m. in summer). The center is directed by Drubpön Nawang Tenzin, the superior of the congregation, who guides group retreats throughout the year. Currently about fifteen 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 of the retreat and teaching periods, meditation and prayer practices are provided every day at 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Shop: books on Buddhism, Himalayan crafts: incense, singing bowls, clothes.
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • fr*
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
    • Groups
  • Equipment
    • Car park
    • bus parking
    • Disabled toilets
    • Public toilets
  • Services
    • Boutique
    • Non-guided tour
    • Guided visits (groups only)
  • Activities
    • Lectures
    • Hiking trail
Payment methods
  • Bank card
  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Rates
  • Guided visit group (per adult)
    2 €
  • All year