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Root Institute

PO Bodhgaya, Gaya District, Bihar View Retreats at Root Institute
4.3 Google Ratings

Root Institute offers a unique opportunity to learn about Buddhism from renowned Tibetan and Western teachers in the holy land where the Buddha achieved enlightenment.

They have various beginner, intermediate and advanced courses which are ideal for those who are looking to challenge themselves beyond foundational Buddhist philosophy. Having said that, each course or retreat is open to anyone who may wish to attend.

Yoga + Meditation Programs at Root Institute

Introduction to Buddhism

$100 | ₹6900

Root Institute offers a unique opportunity to learn about Buddhism from renowned Tibetan and Western teachers in the holy land where the Buddha achieved enlightenment. Courses and retreats often include visits to the Mahabodhi Stupa for extra blessings and inspiration.

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Intermediate Buddhism Courses

$100 | ₹6900

Generally, our intermediate and advanced courses and retreats entail practices within the vajrayana (indestructible vehicle), the swift-method aspect of the mahayana (great vehicle) in which practitioners strive for complete enlightenment in order to lead all beings to that state. The pre-requisites for vajrayana practice are to have at least a good intellectual understanding, and sincere motivation aligned with, the three principal aspects of the path to enlightenment: renunciation, bodhicitta and right view.

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What makes this retreat special
They are located in Bodhgaya where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment
HH Dalai Lama visits and teaches at the institute
They have various beginner, intermediate and advanced courses open for all
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“Stayed here while visiting Bodhgaya. It is a serene campus, with lovely gardens, clean guest rooms, wholesome dining options, and friendly, professional staff and volunteers.”

RJ Koch
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“I really enjoyed my days at Root Institute. I was outside of the Season, beginning to mid of September as guest there. I highly recommend this to anyone looking to explore.”

Andre Moeller
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“Attended a short meditation session here, was nice. Seems like this place is more popular with for westerners interested in going deeper into Tibetian Buddhism.”

Jonathan Cross