• 2015 courses

    Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, Geshe Lhakdor, Geshe Dorji Damdul, Dr. Bettina Baumer, Joy of Living Course, Raji Ramanan, Janet Thomas, and many more distinguished teachers, acharyas and scholars.   more »

  • (6th-8th February) (Venue: Pune University)

    "Way of the Boddhisattva"

    Multi-year course

    Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

    6th to 8th February 2015* Bodhicharyavatara by Shantideva* Way of the Bodhisattva, Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche*  more »

  • 1st-7th March

    Yoga Retreat

    a week long course/2hrs classes daily

    Rajni Singh

     * *  more »

  • March 1 - March 7, 2015

    Head to Heart Retreat

    Sahaj Foundation

    *HEAD2HEART RETREAT 4** *  more »

  • 3rd-5th April, 2015

    "An introductory Buddhist retreat" (View, Meditation, Action)

    3 day Study -Practice retreat

    Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

    Easter Retreat, (3rd-5th April)  "An introductory Buddhist retreat" (View, Meditation, Action)  more »

  • Date: April 14-23, 2015

    Madhyamakavatara (Entry into the Middle Way) by Acharya Chandrakirti

    10 day retreat

    Geshe Dorji Damdul

    *TEN-DAY RETREAT*  more »

  • 27th April-1st May, 2015

    Tara chanting Retreat


    Raji Ramanan

    Chanting of   more »

  • 28th-29th April, 2015

    Vimalakirti Sutra

    Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

       more »

  • 3rd-8th May, 2015

    Yogis and Panditas

    Indian Buddhist Pilgrimage

    An Pilgrimage for Indian Sangha -Encounters with "Yogis and Panditas of Indo-Tibetan Buddhism" (3rd - 8th May)  more »

  • 9th May-13th May

    Wisdom Chapter of “Way of the Boddhisattva” based on Mipham Rinpoche’s commentary

    based on Mipham Rinpoche’s commentary

    led by Khenpo Sonam Tsewang

    The "Ketaka Gem" (Tib. Norbu Ketaka, Wyl. nor bu ke ta ka), a commentary on the ninth chapter of the Bodhicharyavatara written by Mipham Rinpoche, based on the teachings of Patrul Rinpoche. It was composed in 1878, when Mipham Rinpoche was 32.  more »

  • 15th May, 2015

    Seminar on "Introduction to Kashmir Shaivism"

    Teacher; Dr. Bettina Sharada Bäumer and Dr. M.H Zafar

    A Retreat-Seminar in the tradition of Nondual Kashmir Śaivism

       more »

  • 16th -21st, May 2015

    "The Vibration of Consciousness": The Spanda Kārikā

    Teacher; Dr. Bettina Sharada Bäumer, Varanasi.

    A Retreat-Seminar in the tradition of Nondual Kashmir Śaivism

    *Deer Park Institute *  more »

  • 24-29 May

    Indian Buddhist Retreat

    8th retreat, in Hindi

    Samdhong Rinpoche, Choengon Rinpoche, Ven Sumati, Raji and Ajeer

    8th Indian Buddhist Retreat (conducted in Hindi)  more »

  • May 23rd-28th

    Mandukya Upanishad, Vedanta

    Roshan Palat


  • 13-18th June 2015

    Himalayan Film School

    a continuing collaboration between Deer Park Institute and Tuning Fork Films

    * *  more »

  • June 8-12, 2015

    Nagarjuna's "Ratnavali"

    Khenpo Choying Dorjee

    Precious Garland (Skt. Ratnāvalī or Ratnamāla; Tib. རིན་ཆེན་ཕྲེང་བ་[], Wyl.[] Rin chen phreng ba) — a shastra[] written by Nagarjuna and belonging to his Collection of Advice[].  more »

  • June 20-23, 2015

    Philosophy and Pragmatics of Yoga

    Led by Raghu Ananthanarayanan

    Raghu Ananthanarayanan (Ritambhara)

    Philosophy and Pragmatics of Yoga  more »

  • 24th July- 30th July, 2015 (Date change)

    Boddhichitta Retreat

    Geshe Dorji Damdul

    *This retreat will focus on practise of "Boddhicitta", the "awakened/altruitic mind", which is ever present as a seed in us, all sentient beings. The path to nurture and awaken this, will be based from the Buddha Shakyamuni's teachings, specifically the Four Seals. *  more »

  • 2nd September- 21st September (2 retreats from 2-9 & 14-21)

    Vipassanā retreats

    Ajarn Kanchana Punyesi & Ajarn Kanya Dhammapalee

    *Upcoming Program of Punyesi Vipassana Retreat on September 2015 at Deer Park Institute *  more »

  • Oct 16-18 : Oct 23-26 : Oct 30-1 Nov

    Writing Workshops at Deer Park

    Janet Thomas

     October 2015 Writing Workshops at Deer Park        more »

  • 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th November 2015

    Insight IV

    Nrupen Madhvani

    *Insight-4: An interactive workshop designed to enhance visualization skills and self-discovery through photography along with presentations, films, and interesting projects.*  more »

  • 4th-9th Nov, 2015

    Twenty-one Homages to Ārya Tārā

    Twenty-one Homages to Ārya Tārā

    Raji Ramanan

    Workshop on   more »

  • Nov 7-8, 2015


    weekend teachings on the songs of earliest female masters of Buddhadharma

    Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

    * * *Weekend  Retreat, Deer Park Institute, Bir.* *Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo will give commentary on the Therigatha - verses from the Elder Nuns*   more »

  • Nov 11-19, 2015

    "Anapanasati" Retreat

    Assisted by Ven Dhammarama

    Ven Dhammadipa

    *This course is to introduce anapanasati, the meditation on breath, as the tool for entering into the practice of the four foundations of mindfulness, being the foundation of all Buddhist practices. We shall explore the intimate link between the process of breathing and the working of emotions and mind which decides the content of our worldly experience. The main emphasis is placed on the practice of mindfulness of the body and on the firmness of bodily posture.*  more »

  • Nov 19th -24th

    Zazen Retreat

    Ven Sudhamacara

    ​Clear Sky Meditation Retreat by Ven. Sudhammcara​     more »

  • Nov 25th-7th Dec

    "Intensive Study retreat on Acharya Dharmakirti's Skt. Pramāṇavārttika; (chp2) from 25th Nov-7th Dec

    Geshe Dorji Damdul

    "Tibet House and Deer Park Institute present an Intensive Study retreat on Acharya Dharmakirti's Skt. Pramāṇavārttika; (chp2) from 25th Nov-7th Dec"  more »