The Shang Shung Institute Austria and the international Dzogchen Community Yeselling is located in East-Styria. It is 45 km to east of Graz and about 160 km to the south of Vienna in Gersdorfberg on the top of of a lovely smooth hill, surrounded by vineyards and offering a marvelous view in all directions.
Coming from Vienna: You take the highway A2 (Suedautobahn) until you get to the exit Fuerstenfeld, Ilz. Here you take the road leading to Ilz. You follow the road which brings you to a tiny village called Dorfl, which is right after Ilz. Here you turn right.
You also can see for the first time the road sign TIBET-ZENTRUM - Yeselling & Shang Shung Institut. You always follow this road for about 9 km. Always follow the road signs TIBET-ZENTRUM. You will come to the small village GERSDORFBERG. Just 100m after the end of Gersdorfberg on the top of the hill turn left - you also you can see praying flags on your left side. Here you are.
Coming from Graz: Take the highway A2 (Suedautobahn) until the first exit of Gleisdorf. Follow the road-signs to PISCHELSDORF. In Pischelsdorf opposite of the petrol station turn right and follow the road sign GERDSORF A.D.F.
In the center of Gersdorf you see the road sign TIBET-ZENTRUM - Yeselling & Shang Shung Institut on the right side. Here turn right, follow this road up the hill for about 2 km. Just 100 m after the end of Gersdorfberg on the top of the hill turn left - you already can see praying flags on your left side. Here you are.
Arriving by local transportation:
It is nearly impossible to arrive directly to The Shang Shung Institute with public transportation. This place is in the countryside and there are no public busses for the least 10 kilometer. The nearest airport is Graz.
By bus from Vienna:
You can come by bus from Vienna and you have to get out in Pischelsdorf. In order to pick you up from Pischelsdorf (about 10 km from Yeselling) you should call us in advance (+43 664 8866 2660). It is about 2 1/2 hours drive. Please check here the timetable of the bus company.
You also can come by train and by bus:
Fist you have to go to Graz. From Graz you take a train to Gleisdorf (about 35 km from Graz). In Gleisdorf you take a bus to Pischelsdorf (direction to Hartberg). From here we can pick you up. Call us before you arrive (+43 664 8866 2660).
Coordinates of the Shang Shung Institute Austria: 47.155769 °N, 15.845214 °E