12-Day Residential Course
       Suitable for beginners and experienced students!

Topic: “Fearless Wisdom for Deeper Meaning of Life” based on texts:

1. Bodhisattva Shantideva’s A Bodhisattva’s Way of Life
2. Lama Tsongkhapa: In Praise of Dependent Origination

 Scholarship will be offered to students residing in India  by Tibet House, New Delhi.

Points to be noted:
– The retreat is being organised by Tushita Meditation Centre, Dharamshala
– The students will receive 75% scholarship for the 12-day study retreat.
– Tibet House is providing these scholarships for students, in order to encourage
   them to study the rich Nalanda Tradition.
– The students will be accommodated in Dormitories.
– The scholarship covers all meals and stays during the retreat.
– The scholarship does not cover your travel expenses.

Teacher: Ven. Geshe Dorji Damdul, Director, The Cultural Centre of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, New Delhi

Date: 5th – 16th March, 2024

Registration linkClick here

Last date to submit application: 29th Feb 2024, 5:00pm IST

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Course Requirements

This very popular course requires a non-refundable/ non-transferable deposit. For more information on this, see our FAQs, under Courses General. Please only register if you can make this deposit promptly!

To be clear about conditions of our residential courses, please refer to Programs > Introduction to Buddhism Courses as well as Being Here > The Retreat Environment.


March 5 – 16, 2024
This retreat starts with check-in at 1pm on March 5 and finishes with check-out at 1pm on March 16.
The schedule for the check-in and check-out days will be confirmed on short notice.
Please come on time for check-in, otherwise you will lose your space on the retreat!

05:45 – 08:00amMorning Practice in congregation which will include:Prostrations10 minutes breathing meditationMeditation on the four seals of Buddha’s teachingsMeditation on Bodhicitta and taking the aspirational Bodhisattva vowMeditation on Emptiness
08:00 – 09:00amBreakfast
09:00 – 10:30amTeaching followed by Question and Answer – Session I
10:30 – 11:30amTea break with Group Discussion (among the participants)
11:30 – 12:30pmTeaching followed by Question and Answer – Session II
12:30 – 03:00pmLunch and free time
03:00 – 04:30pmTeaching followed by Question and Answer – Session III
04:30 – 05:30pmTea Break with Group Discussion
05:30 – 07:00pmTeaching followed by Question and Answer – Session IV
07:00 – 08:00pmDinner
08:00 – 09:00pmGroup discussion (optional) / personal practice
Silence till next morning session

Schedule is subject to change on short notice!