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Near Toulouse and a few kilometers away from Lavaur in Occitania, South of France, the Institute is boarded by a vast park with trees & fields, which enables relaxation and concentration.

On site, you will discover our store, our restaurant, and our accommodation in single or family rooms, dormitories, and shared bathrooms.

Some periods of the year are allocated to specific retreats.

It is also possible to make individual retreats or personal stays.





Coffee and tea are available at all hours in the dining hall.

The vegetarian menus are composed according to the seasons. All dishes are cooked daily by in our kitchen by our chefs, using mainly organic and local products.

You will be able to enjoys meals indoors in one of the dining halls or outside under the awnings outside (heated in winter), or under our summer pergola.

It is necessary to book your meals in advance in order to facilitate the stewardship’s organization.

A person eats at the Vajra Yogini Institute
A vegetarian buffet at the Buddhist center of Marzens
Lots of fresh vegetables



NB: Prices shown are valid until 31/08/2024. They will change from 01/09/2024

Price per person
Not a member
Member basic or support
6 €
5 €
13,50 €
11 €
Evening meal
9,50 €
7,50 €
Room for 2
27 €
21,50 €
Room with 3/4
21 €
17 €
Dormitory *
11 €
9 €
6 €
5 €
* in a dormitory, bring a sleeping bag or your own bed sheets
Single room
+22 € / night **
** in addition to the "double room" rate
-50% off member rate
Children 0-3
Children 4-12
-50% off member rate

Member/support card discount: -20% on non-member rate

Benefactor member card discount: -75% on non-member rate (conditions: one month maximum, excluding single room and special events, and only for stays related to our activities.

Tourist tax : In addition to the above rates, there are 0.29cts per night for camping and 0.92cts per night for rooms/dormitories.

The cost of accommodation and meals should not be an obstacle to your coming to the center. For retreats lasting more than one month, or if you have financial difficulties, please do not hesitate to consult us.



In order to support the heart & core operations of the Institute and ensure its continuity, you may want to subscribe to a membership card.

We offer three types of subscriptions, allowing everyone to support according to their means, also giving access to different advantages and discounts on accommodation and meals.

BASIC membership card

(20% discount on the center’s rates)

SUPPORT membership card

(20% discount on rates + 1 gift)

BENEFACTOR membership card

(-75% discount on rates + 2 gifts)



In our bookshop, you will discover a great selection of books on Buddhism, Tibetan medicine, psychology, and symbolism etc. and available in French and English books.

You will also discover “spiritual” tales for both youngsters and older generations, as well as a large selection of posters, calendars, postcards, and pictures.

Also are available beautiful thangka, calendars, mantras, jewelry, incense, ritual objects, handicrafts, shawls and cushions…

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Institut Vajra Yogini

3400 Route de Bertre
Château d’en Clauzade



Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 2pm to 6:30pm

*Winter (November to March): Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1:30 pm to 6 pm.

*Summer (July and August):
Open every day from 2pm to 7pm except Monday and Thursday.


We provide shuttles (only on request and at least 24h in advance) between the train station of Lavaur and the Institute at the following times:

    • Monday to Thursday: 2:30 pm
    • Friday: 2:30 pm and 6:00 pm
    • Saturday : 8:30 am
    • Sunday : 6:00 pm