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Nitartha Institute courses are modeled on the Tibetan shedra (monastic college/Buddhist Studies) and gomdra (meditation retreat) systems. In addition, Nitartha offers courses in the arts, healing, and language.

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More Space Now Available for Mahamudra Practice Intensive #1—Sign Up For Our Auxiliary Option Now

Although Mahamudra Practice Intensive #1 is currently full, we have received permission to reopen registration to accommodate the demand for participation. There will be an auxiliary shrine room set up with live streaming video from morning to evening. This includes guided meditation sessions with Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen, Mahamudra talks by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, and all practice sessions that occur throughout the day. In this way, the auxiliary shrine room will mirror the Mahamudra program as it happens in the main shrine room. The auxiliary shrine room is located in a different area of the campus in a beautiful old building. This option is available at a reduced cost. For more information, visit our Mahamudra Practice Intensive webpage. If you have any questions, please contact our summer registrar Ben Mikolaj at nitarthasummerregistrar@gmail.com.

2014 Summer Institute Registration Open
Registration Deadline is May 15, 2014

Registration for the 2014 Summer Institute at Western Washington University is open. To see more information about this year's program, visit our 2014 Summer Institute webpage.

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Spring 2014

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Available February 2, 2014

Spring 2014

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Available February 15, 2014

Nitartha Europe Offering Spring Program

Nitartha Europe will be offering two sets of courses from March 14 - March 22 at the training center PGE,,Złote Brzozy in Warsaw, Poland.

  • Mind and Its World I and Clear Thinking
  • Mind and Its World III and Debate I & II
    (For students who have finished Mind and Its World I and Clear Thinking

For more information, click here to view the flyer for the program or visit www.marpa.pl.