Practical information | Karmapa 2023

Before completing the online registration at the bottom of the page, take the time to read the follow-ing information in order to organize your visit to Dhagpo well.


→ See the program here (PDF)

Updated on 23/08/08

A day of live broadcasting…

Monday 14 August will be broadcast live.

Zoom connection codes (other languages)

Only for languages others than English and French.

ID meeting : 886 9300 0124
Password : 230814

N’oublie rien avant de partir pour Dhagpo !

Don’t forget anything before leaving home for Dhagpo 

(little reminders for a pleasant stay)

N'oublie pas tes billets Don’t forget your tickets (paper or digital)!

You’ll find that you can download them from the mail you received when you bought your tickets online.

• A bracelet is required for access to the teachings! It will be given to you on presentation of your ticket (printed or digital), directly in the queue for access to the tent, or at the General Information Point.

Please note : to facilitate access, wristbands can be collected from the Info Point from Thursday August 10, between 2 and 6 pm.

• Keep your ticket to access pre-booked meals!

GourdeRemember to bring your own bottle!
Several sources of water will be available on site to refill them.

The distribution of plastic water bottles has been replaced by the use of individual bottles.
→ Learn more about it


Livrets de prières

Download the auspicious prayer booklet.

It is a collection of texts that will be recited at different moments of this event.

PDFPrayer booklet in French / prayer booklet in English


Apporte ton coussin de méditationBring your meditation cushion!

There will be many people, and Dhagpo can’t provide cushions for everyone. In order to be comfortable at the teaching, bring along your favorite cushion*!
* Don’t bring a chair, there will be many on site.


Un espace est dédié aux parents avec leurs enfantsA space will be set aside for parents with children!

That way, the parents will have access to the teaching all the while remaining with their children and the children will have an area set apart for play.

pense à apporter tout ton matérielCamping friend, remember to bring all your material because Dhagpo can’t provide anything.

The camping is only open for the few days of this event, therefore there is no material available.



There is an early bird price for course fees.
To help with the organization of registration, we offer a discounted fee for all payments prior to July 10th. With the help of early registration, we will be better able to manage the event as a whole.

  • Until July 9th, the early bird course fee: 35€/day
  • Starting July 10th: 42€/day

– Special pricing for teens (13-17) is available: contact the welcome center.
– Children under 13: Teachings are free. To book and pay for their meals, contact the welcome center.
Financial situation should not be an obstacle to your visit; don’t hesitate to contact us.

Meals and Lodging:

Fees for meals and lodging (campground) are on a sliding scale according to your monthly income, which allows us to welcome as many people as possible.
Find the letter that corresponds with your category in the chart below; you will need it to choose the appropriate fees for your registration at the bottom of the page.

● A: less than 950 €        ◘ B: from 950 €to 1500 €        ■ C: more than 1500 €

Income Category ● A ◘ B ■ C
Lunch 4,20 € 7,20 € 8,40 €
Dinner  3,60 € 6 € 7,20 €
Campground (per night, per person) 4,40 € 6,60 € 8,80 €



Teachings will be given in English and translated in French.
There will be translation headsets in the teaching tent for German, Spanish, Italian, Russian. For other languages, write to

Please Note: We have a limited number of headsets. Please only make a reservation if you do not sufficiently understand the teachings in English or French.


Meals reservations can only be made online.
No meals will be sold onsite.
It is therefore, essential that you pre-register before July 19th. (Please note: the number of meals available is limited.)

Hot meals will be served for lunch and dinner:
– Lunch is vegetarian and gluten and lactose free.
– Dinner is vegetarian and may contain gluten and lactose.

During the event, breakfast will not be served at the dining hall. However, there will be coffee and breakfast pastries available for sale onsite.

There will be a snack bar open for lunch and dinner. It will be serving quick meals (sandwiches, etc), notably for those who were unable to reserve their meals.


Onsite camping will be possible solely from Thursday, August 10 (the day before the event) to Wednesday, August 16 (the day after the event, in the morning).
The price is per person, per night (and not per tent).
Please note: space is limited.

– To avoid fire hazards, the use of any type of camp stove etc. for cooking and campfires are strictly prohibited.
– Please bring your own camping gear; Dhagpo will not provide camping gear.
– Please be aware that this is a temporary campground without electricity and with very little shade, but with water access.

If you prefer to stay outside the center, we can provide you with a list of nearby lodgings (hotels, bed and breakfasts, campgrounds, etc). * PDF


For the wellbeing of all visitors, animals are not authorised on the premises.

Note: We set up the following ticketing system using the free platform of an open source site called HelloAsso. When you make your payment, the system offers you the possibility of making a donation to support their work. For more information and a translation of their messages, click on the following images: