Projects

Projects

Projects

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...

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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...

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The Alphabet Course

The Alphabet Course

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

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Advanced Classical Tibetan

Advanced Classical Tibetan

Advanced Classical Tibetan builds on the grammar, vocabulary, and reading skills learned in the Beginning- and Intermediate Tibetan Classical Grammar course.

The course is designed for students who wish to continue learning to read and translate classical Tibetan texts with respect to both writing style and content.

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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...

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Four Noble Truths Seminar and Pilgrimage

Four Noble Truths Seminar and Pilgrimage

  Upcoming In Person Program: January 5 - 19, 2024 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 deeply into...

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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...

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