Weekend Teachings – Bardo

Dear friends, The Centre Culturel Tibétain is happy to announce a weekend teaching by Lama Jigmé Namgyal on the Bardo (Tib. བར་དོ་), the Intermediate State between death and rebirth. For more information please visit the page of the event here. CCT Team

Classical Tibetan summer course ABELAO

Dear friends, Some of you may be interested to know that an intensive classical Tibetan summer course will be organized by the ABELAO (Académie Belge pour l’Étude des Langues Anciennes et Orientales) in Louvain-la-Neuve from 1 to 11 August 2017. The course will be given by Dylan Esler, a scholar and translator of Tibetan texts. […]

Upcoming courses – Spring Term 2017

Dear friends, We are pleased to announce that the registrations for the upcoming courses starting in April are open. Please check the information about the courses here. For organisational reasons, please confirm your attendance at the courses by sending us an e-mail. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Upcoming courses – Winter/Spring Term 2017

Dear friends, We are pleased to announce that the registrations for the upcoming courses starting in January are open. Please check the information about the courses here. We are looking forward to seeing you soon.

Courses starting in November

Dear friends, We would like to inform you that registrations are open for the following courses: Introduction to śamatha meditation and the four immeasurables – new course on Tuesday evenings starting on 8 November Beginning the path of meditation – 2nd block of the Sunday course starting on 13 November For more information about the […]

Upcoming courses – Autumn 2016

Registrations are open for the upcoming courses of the Autumn term! For more information about the courses please check our program here.

Summer activities

We are happy to inform you that the Centre Culturel Tibétain will remain open during the summer period. Please find below the Centre’s activities in July and August: Weekend retreat with Lama Jigmé – 30/31 July – The way of meditation: Calm abiding and Insight Meditation course with Lama Jigmé starting on 3 August Weekend […]

Classical Tibetan beginner

The following courses will take place in the Belgian Academy for Ancient and Oriental Language Studies (ABELAO) Classical Tibetan beginner From Sunday, 3 August, to Thursday, 14 August, 2014 Classical Tibetan I: Beginners Level This intensive course aims to introduce students to the basic principles of the classical Tibetan grammar. It is particularly intended for […]

Seminar: Reading Tibetan Buddhist Texts

This seminar, which will be led by Dylan Esler (Institut Orientaliste, Université catholique de Louvain) and will take place in Louvain-la-Neuve from January to May 2014, will be devoted to the reading and translation of Buddhist texts in classical Tibetan. The texts to be studied this year are the rGyal-sras lag-len (“37 Bodhisattva Practices”) of […]

Treasures of Tibetan Literature available at the Université Catholique de Louvain

The Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) has recently acquired an important collection of Tibetan texts from the Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center (TBRC). The TBRC was founded in 1999 by the late E. Gene Smith (1936-2010) with the aim of finding, preserving, organizing and disseminating Tibetan texts in a digital format.