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Ripa Awareness Meditation with Geneviève Hamelet


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Ripa Awareness Meditation (RAM) is a simple and effective method to stabilize the mind using SHAMATA, a millenary technique that uses breathing as a support to develop "mental calm". Once the mind is settled, aspects of VIPASSANA meditation, or "penetrating vision", are introduced, facilitating approaches that free the mind from conceptual fabrication.  Attentive presence and mindfulness work together to help us accept life situations as they are and make them the very object of our meditative practice.

The Ripa Awareness Meditation (RAM) method was developed by Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche, authentic master of Tibetan Buddhism of the Ripa lineage.


Geneviève Hamelet has been practicing meditation for over 25 years; a student of Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche, she is the director of RAM programs in charge of development and training. Since 2009, she has also been involved in the development of the Mindfulness and MBSR programmes in French-speaking countries, within the ADM (Association pour le développement de la Mindfulness), of which she is a founding member and President.


Normal: CHF 160.– / € 150.–

Reduced* : CHF 140.– / € 130.–

(*students, seniors, unemployed or members of Ripa and Padma Ling)

Prices excluding accommodation and food 

Please note that the seminar could be cancelled in case of insufficient participants. A full refund will be issued by the organizer.

Teaching in English and/or French with translation into  German upon request.