Venerable Charles

After being a resident at VajraYogini Institute, Venerable Charles was ordained in 1989. Then he spent many years in solitary retreat in the Pyrenees and in California. He has been guiding every year the 108 Nyoung-Nés retreats for several years now. He is a fully ordained monk guiding Nyoung Naes 9 months a year and doing solitary retreat the rest of the year.

Events with Venerable Charles

Nyung Nae Retreat
July 5 - 14, 2024

“Nyung naes take such a short time, but brings strong purification. So many eons can be purified in this life; it makes it so easy to have attainments.” – Kyabjé Lama Zopa Rinpoche A “Not To Be Missed” Nyung Nae Retreat with Venerable Charles! Venerable Charles leads Nyung Nae retreats around the world, including an annual month long Nyung Nae retreat in France every year.  We are humbled and honored to have Venerable Charles to lead this precious Nyung Nae retreat, our first since reopening after the pandemic. If you have a wish to purify yourself quickly to develop your…