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Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism

‘Without knowing anything, there can be no practice. Our study and practice will be like a lamp which illuminates the darkness, like the sun rising to light the morning.’ – Sang-ngag Rinpoche

The institute offers a rare opportunity for theoretical and meditation training in all levels of the Buddhist tradition.

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Online Classes

A community and collection of classes you can access anytime, anywhere.

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2020 Schedule

Learn timeless methods that are perfect for our modern lives.


Summer Programs

A month-long program into the heart and meaning of the buddhist path.

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2020 Schedule of Retreats and Classes

The 2019 schedule at the Garden of One Thousand Buddhas in Montana, a half an hour from Missoula and affiliated events in Santa Fe New Mexico. The institute offers some of the most unprecedented opportunities for training in the entire path of meditation and Buddhism in the west.

Join us for our many landmark programs in some of the most inspiring locations in the world.

Summer Buddhist Studies

This year our summer Buddhist studies program will have two tracks, year one on the foundational teachings of Buddhism and year two on the Vajrayana. Additionally there will be weekend programs throughout the month of July.

Students come from all over the world for this unforgettable experience, held at our beautiful Montana campus at the Garden of Thousand Buddhas.

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Interview with Jetsunma Palmo on the Summer Buddhist program. July 1 - 31, 2020.