Buddhist teaching course with Travel Teachers in our retreat center, KPL– Karma Palsang Ling.

Visit of the travel group and the national sangha in our Retreat Center on October 25th, 26th and 27th 


A group of friends from different countries who travel with Lama Ole on their tour of the Americas will stop in Colombia to visit us at KPL – Karma Palsang Ling. We will live a few days full of meditation, joyful effort, friendship and inspiration. Lama Ole will be in Cancun and Lima but from our Retreat Center we will be supporting the activity of the Diamond Way and inspiring the friends of the national and international sangha.

The Course

Friday, October 25th 

6:00 a 8:00 pm Registration and dinner

8:00 a 10:00 p.m.Teachings and meditations

Saturday, October 26th

7:00 a 8:00 a.m. Personal practice

8:00 a 9:30 a.m. Register and breakfast

10:00 a.m. a 1:00 p.m. Teachings and meditation.

1:00 a 3:00 p.m.Lunch and registrations.

3:00 a 6:00 p.m. Teachings and meditation.

6:00 a 8:00 p.m. Dinner

8:00 a 10:00 p.m. Teachings and meditation

Sunday October 27th

7:00 a 8:00 a.m. Personal practice

8:00 a 9:30 a.m. Breakfast

10:00 a.m. a 1:00 p.m. Teachings and meditation

1:00 a 2:00 p.m. Lunch

2:00 a 4:00 p.m. Collective course disassembly. End of the course

* Programming maybe subject to modifications.


2 Recomendaciones Camping

Registration is until October 16.

Bring seat cushions and mats to insulate the cold and hardness of the floor.

Bring a coat, raincoat and rain boots.

Secure your tent against adverse conditions (wind, rain).

Take care of the place and avoid environmental impacts (unsafe fires, waste-residues, pollution).

Keep and leave the campsite clean and pleasant.

Worry about supporting other friends to make your stay comfortable.

Do not store any type of food in the tent, because the dogs in the region tear them out. The Association is not responsible for tents that have been damaged during the event.


  • Tent with cover.
  • Sleeping bag or blankets for low temperatures.
  • Insulation for the floor or small mat
  • Jacket for low temperatures.
  • Shoe (boots / outdoor shoes) for outdoors.
  • Hat or sun hat.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Lantern.
  • Water bottle.
  • Towel and personal care items.
  • Required medicines.
  1. Raincoat.
  2. Rain boots.
  3. Utility knife.
  4. Mosquito repellent.
  5. Lighter.
  6. Plastic bags.
  7. Flip flops, sandals, crocs.


It is offered in camping, each person can bring their camping equipment or request in KPL the tent, f you’re interested to requesting a tent, please send an e – mail to:


Se ofrece alimentación Vegetariana y No vegetariana, en el formulario de inscripción  debe especificar su elección.

Se incluye la cena del viernes, tres comidas del sábado, y desayuno y almuerzo del domingo.

Shuttle Service

To offer the transport service a minimum of 20 people is required, therefore, the provision of this service will only be defined once the requirement of the interested parties is known, report on the registration form if you need this service.The possibility of the Bogotá – KPL routes will be evaluated leaving on Friday, October 25 at 7:00 p.m. and KPL – Bogotá, Sunday 27 at 4:30 p.m.  This is an optional service and is not covered by the registration donation.

Public transport for people traveling on their own

From the airport to Villa de Leyva: 

Take a taxi or Uber to the El Salitre bus terminal. The taxi takes between 20 to 40 minutes and costs between $ 20,000 to $ 25,000. Once at the bus terminal, go to door number 3, and there you can find these options for buses. Please check the websites to see the schedules. It is not possible to buy the ticket in advance, you simply pay when you arrive at the counter.

● Valle de Tenza bus service $ 25.000

● Autobuses Omega $ 25.000

● Los Libertadores bus service (Coflonorte) $ 25.000


Once in Villa de Leyva

At the exit of the Bus Terminal, there are several reliable vehicles that can be taken to go to KPL for around $ 30,000 for 4 people. It takes about 30 minutes to reach KPL.

KPL is located in the area of Gachantivá Viejo, 10 kilometers from Villa de Leyva. You will find the Diamond Path logo in two strategic locations for orientation.

Depending on traffic, it may take three to five hours to travel between the KPL Retreat Center and the airport.
Information at



Donation and Registration

The donation for the full course in KPL is $ 190,000 Colombian pesos. Includes Buddhist teachings with travel teachers, six meals and camping accommodation.

Friends from the Travel Group can give the donation upon arrival at the Retreat Center, they will be charged the equivalent in USD or Euros according to the currency buying price of the day on the currency exchange houses. They must also fill out the registration form so that we can organize logistics issues related to food, accommodation and transportation.

Registrations will be received until October 16

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What type of retreat is useful for Western practitioners?

Short retreats of no more than two days or a maximum of one week, where you can combine meditation and work in the different activities of the place, or if you wish, just to meditate.

Keep in mind:

● In short retreats we do 4 daily sessions of meditation, all the space in the house is dedicated exclusively to the retreat.
● Meals are coordinated and prepared by the group of friends who will make short retreat.
● Donation: $ 30,000 per night at home, $ 15,000 per night in tent.
● Check transport options, recommendations and additional information here
● To coordinate your accommodation, write to