This section provides more information on the concept of Buddhism, meditation and the practices of the Centre.
What is Buddhism? (please select subtitles in your language)
What is Dharma? (please select subtitles in your language)
Is Buddhism a religion? (please select subtitles in your language)
How to meditate: the basics of meditation (English – Italian)
NgalSo Tantric Self-Healing Commentary (playlist)
Lama Michel’s SoundCloud Podcasts
Books and digital audio/video available at the center’s Dharma shop ‘Mani Bhadra’
CDs or DVDs with guided meditation in more languages:
- NgalSo Tantric Self-Healing II
- Self-Healing for the Environment
Book: NgalSo Tantric Self-Healing Commentary
D: Do I have to be a Buddhist and is a specific background required to visit the Centre and to practice the NgalSo Tantric Self-Healing or the Self-Healing for the Environment?
R: The Centre is open to people from all backgrounds without religious restriction and no previous experience is needed to join most of our activities.
D: What do you mean by Healing Centre?
R: The Centre is a place where anyone can follow meditation practices (e.g. The NgalSo Tantric Self-Healing) to develop inner peace and boost spiritual healing. Please visit the About Us section for more information. Note that our practices do not intend to replace medical treatments.
D: What kind of activities are available at the Centre?
R: The Centre offers a daily meditation programme plus a diverse programme of teachings, initiations, meditations, retreats and other events guided by our Masters and teachers.
D: How do I organise my first visit at the Centre?
R: The first day visit at the Centre is Pay What You Want and we invite you to contact the reception to receive more information and orientation. Groups are encouraged to book in advance.
Meals at the restaurant must be reserved ahead, while no booking is needed for the bar where you can enjoy snacks, panini and other options.
D: Who are Lama Gangchen Rinpoche, Lama Michel Rinpoche and Lama Caroline?
R: Please visit the Masters and Teachers section for more information. We also recommend you to watch Lama Michel’s YouTube video, where he shares his story (please select subtitles in your language).
D: How can I meet the Masters?
R: At the end of each teaching in the temple (the Gompa), it is possible to meet our Masters for a brief introduction and to receive their blessing. Find out about next scheduled teachings in our programme.
D: Can I sleep at the Centre?
R: Of course, we offer different solutions including rooms with private bathroom and lake view as well as cheaper options like our rooftop dorm.
Daily visitors are also very welcome.
If you would like to step forward as volunteer, please contact us.
Note: The use of alcohol and psychotropic drugs is not allowed in and around our center. Smoking is only allowed in dedicated area.