Depuis le mois de juillet, nous commençons ce point-santé devenu habituel dans chaque numéro des Nouvelles de KML avec les mêmes phrases : la santé du Lama reste stable. Les analyses de sang sont bonnes, le traitement de chimiothérapie à doses minimes continue de donner satisfaction face aux cellules cancéreuses de la leucémie. 
Cette situation perdure aujourd’hui, ce qui est une nouvelle réjouissante et les analyses sont mêmes “excellentes” selon les termes du médecin. Lors de la consultation du mois d’octobre, l’hématologue était même assez étonnée et très contente de ces résultats.

Lama reste fidèle à ses deux rendez-vous quotidiens au temple, le matin et le soir, mais éprouve toujours le besoin de se reposer dans la journée.

Comme vous pouvez le constater, ce point-santé est bref… tant mieux ! Souhaitons que la situation reste stable et que cette rubrique devienne inutile !

News of Lama Teunsang’s Health

Since last July, this recurrent news about Lama’s health in every issue of the KML News start with the same sentences: Lama’s health remains stable. The blood tests are good, the chemotherapy treatment with minimal doses continues to give satisfaction in the face of cancerous leukaemia cells.


The fact that this situation endures is good news, and according to the doctor’s words the analyses are even “excellent”. During the October consultation, the haematologist was even quite surprised and very happy with the results.

Lama remains faithful to his two daily visits to the temple, in the morning and in the evening, but still feels the need to rest during the day.

As you can see, this health news is brief… so much the better! Let’s hope that the situation remains stable and that this section of KML News becomes useless!


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.