Programs

Khen Lop Chos Sum

Khen Lop Chos Sum

At the Institute, we seek to preserve the roots of the Nyingma lineage. The founding fathers, known as the Khen Lop Chos Sum, of this rich lineage of Tibetan Buddhism are: Khenpo Shantarakshita; Lopon Pema Jungney (also known as the Lotus-Born, Padmasambhava, and Guru...

English for Dharma Purposes

English for Dharma Purposes

Vision The English for Dharma Purposes program empowers monastics by providing English-language education in language, literature, science, arts, and new fields of knowledge. Khenpos, lopons, and qualified lay practitioners learn English through modern teaching...

The Alphabet Course

The Alphabet Course

The Alphabet Course is for the students to learn how to read and pronounce the Tibetan script fluently

SINI Workshops and Seminars

SINI Workshops and Seminars

SINI workshops and seminars may last a weekend, ten days, or even longer. The monks meet with scholars and guest lecturers to explore new and important subjects. Topics may include modern art, film, science or accounting. During SINI workshops, students discover...

The Four Noble Truths Seminar and Pilgrimage

The Four Noble Truths Seminar and Pilgrimage

  Upcoming In-Person Program: January 23 - February 6, 2025 SINI’s signature annual program revolves around a sacred journey. This is an opportunity in which monastics and lay people from different cultures converge for a two-week intensive. Participants delve...

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, SINI offered accommodation and meals to 100 monks from Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, and Nepal. Having...

Programs

Khen Lop Chos Sum

Khen Lop Chos Sum

At the Institute, we seek to preserve the roots of the Nyingma lineage. The founding fathers, known as the Khen Lop Chos Sum, of this rich lineage of Tibetan Buddhism are: Khenpo Shantarakshita; Lopon Pema Jungney (also known as the Lotus-Born, Padmasambhava, and Guru...

English for Dharma Purposes

English for Dharma Purposes

Vision The English for Dharma Purposes program empowers monastics by providing English-language education in language, literature, science, arts, and new fields of knowledge. Khenpos, lopons, and qualified lay practitioners learn English through modern teaching...

The Alphabet Course

The Alphabet Course

The Alphabet Course is for the students to learn how to read and pronounce the Tibetan script fluently

SINI Workshops and Seminars

SINI Workshops and Seminars

SINI workshops and seminars may last a weekend, ten days, or even longer. The monks meet with scholars and guest lecturers to explore new and important subjects. Topics may include modern art, film, science or accounting. During SINI workshops, students discover...

The Four Noble Truths Seminar and Pilgrimage

The Four Noble Truths Seminar and Pilgrimage

  Upcoming In-Person Program: January 23 - February 6, 2025 SINI’s signature annual program revolves around a sacred journey. This is an opportunity in which monastics and lay people from different cultures converge for a two-week intensive. Participants delve...

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, SINI offered accommodation and meals to 100 monks from Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, and Nepal. Having...

Programs

Khen Lop Chos Sum

Khen Lop Chos Sum

At the Institute, we seek to preserve the roots of the Nyingma lineage. The founding fathers, known as the Khen Lop Chos Sum, of this rich lineage of Tibetan Buddhism are: Khenpo Shantarakshita; Lopon Pema Jungney (also known as the Lotus-Born, Padmasambhava, and Guru...

English for Dharma Purposes

English for Dharma Purposes

Vision The English for Dharma Purposes program empowers monastics by providing English-language education in language, literature, science, arts, and new fields of knowledge. Khenpos, lopons, and qualified lay practitioners learn English through modern teaching...

The Alphabet Course

The Alphabet Course

The Alphabet Course is for the students to learn how to read and pronounce the Tibetan script fluently

SINI Workshops and Seminars

SINI Workshops and Seminars

SINI workshops and seminars may last a weekend, ten days, or even longer. The monks meet with scholars and guest lecturers to explore new and important subjects. Topics may include modern art, film, science or accounting. During SINI workshops, students discover...

The Four Noble Truths Seminar and Pilgrimage

The Four Noble Truths Seminar and Pilgrimage

  Upcoming In-Person Program: January 23 - February 6, 2025 SINI’s signature annual program revolves around a sacred journey. This is an opportunity in which monastics and lay people from different cultures converge for a two-week intensive. Participants delve...

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, SINI offered accommodation and meals to 100 monks from Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, and Nepal. Having...

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. SINI hosts the Ceremony, offering food, accommodations, and travel for all participants. This rimed, all-schools ceremony unites the river of...

Manjushri Namasanghiti Sanskrit Chanting Ceremony

Manjushri Namasanghiti Sanskrit Chanting Ceremony

Saturday, February 1, 2025 — 9-11 am / 2-4 pm, IST Sunday, February 2, 2025 — 9-11 am, IST International Manjushri Namasanghiti Sanskrit Chanting Ceremony Bodh Gaya, India The International Manjushri Namasanghiti Chanting Ceremony was established in 2015 by Tarthang...

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