This summer the programme will take place under special circumstances, since the Centre can resume activities provided that sanitary measures are strictly observed.

Whether you are vaccinated or not, whether you have a negative PCR test or not, does not change the need to respect sanitary measures.

Your presence in Montchardon implies that you strictly respect sanitary measures in all circumstances.

We are now used to these measures:

  1. Wear a protective mask in the temple during the whole teaching or practice period, in the refectory until you start eating, and in all situations where it is difficult to maintain a 1m distance with others.
  2. Hand wash with hydro-alcoholic gel when entering and leaving the temple and refectory, whenever accessing the self-service area and on all occasions when touching a collective object.
  3. Maintain a distance of 1m around yourself, in the temple, in the refectory and when moving around in the Centre.

Access to the temple will be limited to 70/80 people to respect sanitary distances.

For accommodation, the rooms that accommodate several people will become individual rooms, except for couples or families. The number of places in the dormitory will be reduced to space out the beds. This will allow us to accommodate about 80 people.

The campsite area will be open, and the layout of the tents should follow the same guidelines. Disinfectant will be available in all places where necessary.

These rules must be maintained in Montchardon at all times.


We have a moral obligation to protect ourselves and others from disease, especially as we live in collective premises.

It is important to continue to protect Lama Teunsang, whose immunity is greatly diminished, even though he has been vaccinated.

For these reasons, we are asking all those who come this summer to commit to respecting sanitary measures. This commitment will take the official form of a box to be ticked on the registration form, which will allow everyone to come to the Centre with complete peace of mind.

If you cannot or do not wish to follow these guidelines, we ask you not to come to the Centre while these rules are in effect.

The same applies, of course, if you are ill or have symptoms of the virus.

When you leave, if you need to have a PCR test, this can be done in the cities in the area. However, it will be up to you to organise (making an appointment, travelling to and from the test site), because the Centre cannot manage these procedures.

Cotisation d’adhésion pour 2022

Comme chaque début d’année, nous faisons l’appel des cotisations d’adhésion.

Montchardon est géré par une association Loi de 1901 à but non lucratif : le Centre d’Études Tibétaines. Toutes les personnes qui participent aux activités du Centre doivent être membres de l’association. L’adhésion porte sur une année civile et se renouvelle en début de chaque année. Quatre formules d’adhésion vous sont proposées :

1 – membre adhérent : 23 €/an
2 – adhésion couple : 31 €/an
3 – membre de soutien : à partir de 60 €/an
4 – membre donateur : à partir de 15 €/mois sur 1 an


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Montchardon 2022 Membership 

As we do at the beginning of each year, we call for membership dues.
However, this year we propose a new way to pay your membership fee.

Montchardon is managed by a non-profit association: the Center for Tibetan Studies. All persons who participate in the activities of the Center must be members of the association. Membership is for one calendar year and is renewed at the beginning of each year.
Four membership options are available:

1 – adherent member: 23 €/year
2 – couple membership : 31 €/year
3 – supporting member: from 60 €/year
4 – donor member: from 15 €/month over 1 yeat

Please use the french Form :

  • – Click on « Payer la cotisation » (Pay the membership)
  • – Select your membership (see the 4 options mentionned before)
  • – Review your selection and leave a Comment if you like
  • – Complete the Payment « Effectuer le paiement » introducing your cards details.

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