Come Visit

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Dhagpo’s grounds are open to all: visitors, course participants, meditators… At any time, you can come and take a walk and soak up the tranquility of the gardens and temples. You can discover the center, on your own or in a group, following a self-guided tour or with a tour guide, or during the annual open house.

Self-guided Tours

At various locations around the center’s grounds and buildings, a series of information panels present:

  • The history of the center from 1975 to today ;
  • Our Buddhist monuments: the temple, the various stupas, the prayer flags, the prayer wheels, etc. ;
  • The meditative pathway that leads to Sukhavati Garden ;
  • The journey of Buddhist texts from Tibet to France.


You can access:

  • The temple at any time and attend meditative practices ;
  • The Institute outside the teaching sessions and admire the large Buddha statue;
  •  The Dhagpo Kagyu library and ask the librarians to show you around the library;
  • Dzambala bookstore and find incense, prayer flags, statues, and resources for meditation or study.
Dhagpo Kagyu Ling tours | Outside, several series of information panels


Guided tours are available on Sunday afternoons in the summer and by appointment the rest of the year.

During the tour, the guide will present

  • The history of the center and its activities
  • An introduction to Buddhism
  • The symbolism of Buddhist monuments

You will be able to ask questions and talk with the guide throughout the visit.

Practical information


  • Guided tours are free
  • Duration: The tour lasts about 1 hour
  • Large group visits (businesses, associations, schools, etc) or foreign language visits are available on request. Make an appointment:

Next guided tours

Here are the dates of upcoming guided tours.
Please check the website regularly for dates and times.


  • Sunday 6 at 10.30 am
  • Sunday 20 at 10.30 am
  • Friday 27 at 10.30 am
Dhagpo Kagyu Ling tours | Documentary collection of the library

Open House

Every year, Dhagpo opens its doors to all those who wish to discover the center and its activities. A conference and various discovery workshops are offered to adults and children. During the afternoon, it is possible to meet the volunteers who bring the center to life and to talk with them. Everyone is invited to share a friendly (non-alcoholic) drink together at the end of the day.

Next Open House

Easter Monday

Dhagpo Kagyu Ling tours | Open House

Please Note

Dhagpo’s grounds offer an ideal setting for study and meditation. Please respect the quietness of the place.
The entire center is non-smoking and alcohol-free.
Please take off your shoes before entering places of worship.

Registration Information

Registration Information