Programs

Khen Lop Chos Sum

Khen Lop Chos Sum

At the Institute, we seek to preserve the roots of the Nyingma lineage, known as the Khen Lop Chos Sum, short for Khenpo Shantarakshita, Lopon Pema Jungney (also known as the Lotus-Born, Padmasambhava, or Guru Rinpoche), and King Trisong Deutsan, the founding fathers...

English for Dharma Purposes

English for Dharma Purposes

Vision The English for Dharma Purposes program grows out of the need to empower monastics (khenpos, lopons, and qualified lay practitioners) to learn English while gaining exposure to modern teaching methods, science, art, culture, and new fields of knowledge. This...

Tibetan Language On-line and in Residence

Tibetan Language On-line and in Residence

Teacher: Gen Franziska Oertle Tibetan Language in Residence All Roads lead to Sarnath The most effective and (I think) fun way of learning a foreign language is to immerse oneself into the world of native speakers. In the Fall of 2019, we provided such a special...

SINI Workshops and Seminars

SINI Workshops and Seminars

Over the course of a weekend,  ten days, or even longer, SINI works with scholars and/or guest lecturers from a diversity of fields to explore new and important subjects with the monks. From learning about modern art and film, to conversations with scientists or...

Four Noble Truths Pilgrimage and Seminar

Four Noble Truths Pilgrimage and Seminar

Upcoming Online Program: January 15-18, 2021 SINI’s signature annual program provides an opportunity to delve deeply into the most foundational Buddhist teachings at the very places they were delivered over 2500 years ago. The foundation of the Buddhist path lies in...

Sarnath Dharmachakra Program

Sarnath Dharmachakra Program

Every year since 2016, we host the ever-growing Sarnath Dharmachakra program with the Light of Buddha Dharma Foundation. In October 2019, we offered accommodation and food at SINI to 100 monks from Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, and Nepal....

Tibet Peace Ceremony

Tibet Peace Ceremony

In 2015, Rinpoche initiated the Tibet Peace Ceremony which lasts for five days, following the Bodhgaya World Peace Ceremony. This rimed, or all-schools, ceremony is an opportunity to join in the river of blessings from all lineages, which culminates on the anniversary...

Manjushri Namasanghiti Chanting Program

Manjushri Namasanghiti Chanting Program

International Manjushri Namasanghiti Chanting Program, Bodh Gaya The International Manjushri Namasanghiti Chanting Program was established in 2015 by Tarthang Tulku in order to support the revitalization of the recitation of this most sacred Sanskrit Buddhist text....

Programs

Khen Lop Chos Sum

Khen Lop Chos Sum

At the Institute, we seek to preserve the roots of the Nyingma lineage, known as the Khen Lop Chos Sum, short for Khenpo Shantarakshita, Lopon Pema Jungney (also known as the Lotus-Born, Padmasambhava, or Guru Rinpoche), and King Trisong Deutsan, the founding fathers...

English for Dharma Purposes

English for Dharma Purposes

Vision The English for Dharma Purposes program grows out of the need to empower monastics (khenpos, lopons, and qualified lay practitioners) to learn English while gaining exposure to modern teaching methods, science, art, culture, and new fields of knowledge. This...

Tibetan Language On-line and in Residence

Tibetan Language On-line and in Residence

Teacher: Gen Franziska Oertle Tibetan Language in Residence All Roads lead to Sarnath The most effective and (I think) fun way of learning a foreign language is to immerse oneself into the world of native speakers. In the Fall of 2019, we provided such a special...

SINI Workshops and Seminars

SINI Workshops and Seminars

Over the course of a weekend,  ten days, or even longer, SINI works with scholars and/or guest lecturers from a diversity of fields to explore new and important subjects with the monks. From learning about modern art and film, to conversations with scientists or...

Four Noble Truths Pilgrimage and Seminar

Four Noble Truths Pilgrimage and Seminar

Upcoming Online Program: January 15-18, 2021 SINI’s signature annual program provides an opportunity to delve deeply into the most foundational Buddhist teachings at the very places they were delivered over 2500 years ago. The foundation of the Buddhist path lies in...

Sarnath Dharmachakra Program

Sarnath Dharmachakra Program

Every year since 2016, we host the ever-growing Sarnath Dharmachakra program with the Light of Buddha Dharma Foundation. In October 2019, we offered accommodation and food at SINI to 100 monks from Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, and Nepal....

Tibet Peace Ceremony

Tibet Peace Ceremony

In 2015, Rinpoche initiated the Tibet Peace Ceremony which lasts for five days, following the Bodhgaya World Peace Ceremony. This rimed, or all-schools, ceremony is an opportunity to join in the river of blessings from all lineages, which culminates on the anniversary...

Manjushri Namasanghiti Chanting Program

Manjushri Namasanghiti Chanting Program

International Manjushri Namasanghiti Chanting Program, Bodh Gaya The International Manjushri Namasanghiti Chanting Program was established in 2015 by Tarthang Tulku in order to support the revitalization of the recitation of this most sacred Sanskrit Buddhist text....

Programs

Khen Lop Chos Sum

Khen Lop Chos Sum

At the Institute, we seek to preserve the roots of the Nyingma lineage, known as the Khen Lop Chos Sum, short for Khenpo Shantarakshita, Lopon Pema Jungney (also known as the Lotus-Born, Padmasambhava, or Guru Rinpoche), and King Trisong Deutsan, the founding fathers...

English for Dharma Purposes

English for Dharma Purposes

Vision The English for Dharma Purposes program grows out of the need to empower monastics (khenpos, lopons, and qualified lay practitioners) to learn English while gaining exposure to modern teaching methods, science, art, culture, and new fields of knowledge. This...

Tibetan Language On-line and in Residence

Tibetan Language On-line and in Residence

Teacher: Gen Franziska Oertle Tibetan Language in Residence All Roads lead to Sarnath The most effective and (I think) fun way of learning a foreign language is to immerse oneself into the world of native speakers. In the Fall of 2019, we provided such a special...

SINI Workshops and Seminars

SINI Workshops and Seminars

Over the course of a weekend,  ten days, or even longer, SINI works with scholars and/or guest lecturers from a diversity of fields to explore new and important subjects with the monks. From learning about modern art and film, to conversations with scientists or...

Four Noble Truths Pilgrimage and Seminar

Four Noble Truths Pilgrimage and Seminar

Upcoming Online Program: January 15-18, 2021 SINI’s signature annual program provides an opportunity to delve deeply into the most foundational Buddhist teachings at the very places they were delivered over 2500 years ago. The foundation of the Buddhist path lies in...

Sarnath Dharmachakra Program

Sarnath Dharmachakra Program

Every year since 2016, we host the ever-growing Sarnath Dharmachakra program with the Light of Buddha Dharma Foundation. In October 2019, we offered accommodation and food at SINI to 100 monks from Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, and Nepal....

Tibet Peace Ceremony

Tibet Peace Ceremony

In 2015, Rinpoche initiated the Tibet Peace Ceremony which lasts for five days, following the Bodhgaya World Peace Ceremony. This rimed, or all-schools, ceremony is an opportunity to join in the river of blessings from all lineages, which culminates on the anniversary...

Manjushri Namasanghiti Chanting Program

Manjushri Namasanghiti Chanting Program

International Manjushri Namasanghiti Chanting Program, Bodh Gaya The International Manjushri Namasanghiti Chanting Program was established in 2015 by Tarthang Tulku in order to support the revitalization of the recitation of this most sacred Sanskrit Buddhist text....

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