Root Institute for Wisdom Culture

A Buddhist centre in the Tibetan tradition located in Bodhgaya, India, where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment, offering a tranquil place to stay, to study & practice, or do individual or group retreat, we also serve Bodhgaya and surrounding villages through our social service projects. Currently, we are not open for in-person courses and retreats but are offering our programmes on-line.

 Spiritual programme: December 2020 – August 2021

This season's programme is offered online! Click here to register!

Calendar of events planned so far – Dec | Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | June | Jul | Aug

All pilgrimages and yoga retreats have been postponed to next season 2021/2022

Introductory Courses & Retreats

Intermediate Courses & Retreats

  • The Vajra Cutter Sutra – with Venerable Namjong   12 Feb 2021 – 27 Feb 2021
    Online via Zoom and YouTube live and recorded: 7:30-8:30am on Feb. 12, Losar
    7:30-9:30am on Feb. 13, 14, 20 and 21 (Saturdays and Sundays)
    7:30-9am on Feb. 27, Chotrul Duchen
    Indian Standard Time (GMT+5.5)

Special Events

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