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Centre Paramita de Québec / Quebec Paramita Centre

Centre Paramita de bouddhisme tibétain du Québec
Quebec Paramita Tibetan Buddhist Centre

1156 rue Louis-Armand-Desjardins
District Cap-Rouge, Québec city, QC
G1Y 2B3 Canada
cell: 418-558-5825

Resident teacher:  Geshe Lobsang Samten, ordained monk
Non-resident lay teacher: Hélène Gilbert (418) 682-5890, helene@centreparamita.orgLouise Baller (418) 837-2737,

Louis-Pierre Tessier (418) 997-5584,

Lineage: TsongKhapa, Gelukpa lineage; His Holiness the Dalaï Lama of Tibet. Affiliated with Gaden Jangtse Kongpo Khangtsen in India and Tibet

Practices: Meditation, retreats, classes, Lamrim teachings and study, buddhist philosophy teachings and study, mind training, trainings in the ngeundro (preparation to the Vayrayana), analytical and concentrative meditation, etc.

Meditation: Altruism (tonglen, etc.), calming (shamatha), deity sadhana, insight (vipassana), loving kindness (metta), mudra, visualizations, other

Scheduled public activities: Students are encouraged to do their daily practices at home, including it in their daily routine. Weekly meditation courses, Lamrim courses, in depth study of the Lamrim, Lamrim Supplements, Vajrayana teachings, etc. Public conferences, one day retreats (offered 3-4 times a year), 2 days retreats on concentration (offered 2-4 times a year), 5 days retreats on calm abiding (once a year), 5 days retreat on Lamrim (once a year or so), 5, 10 or 15 days retreat on purification practice (once every 2 years), 3 weeks Vajrayana retreat (occasionally, on request from those who have received the necessary bases).

Other activities and initiatives: Pilgrimages in Buddhist holy sites, Dharma books edition

Affiliated with:
Centre Paramita (Montreal, Ottawa-Gatineau, Montérégie, Sherbrooke, and Rive nord
Centre Paramita at Loretteville (Québec city)

Centre Paramita en Meuse (France)

Centre Paramita du Var (France)

International affiliation: Gaden Jangtse monastery in India and Tibet

Languages: French, English, Tibetan

Charitable Status: 874553704 RR 0001

Updated: February 2022