To help you plan your trip, here are links to the websites and calendars of some of the great masters who often teach in India and Nepal, as well as institutes and monasteries that offer theoretical and practical courses on Buddhism:


HH Dalai Lama
Website: www.dalailama.com
Schedule: www.dalailama.com/schedule
Main regions: Dharamsala, Bodhgaya and Sarnath (Varanasi)

HH Gyalwang Drukpa
Website: www.drukpa.org
Schedule: www.drukpa.org/index.php/en/public-schedule
Main regions: Kathmandu and Ladakh

HH Karmapa
Website: www.kagyuoffice.org
Schedule: kagyuoffice.org/schedule
Main regions: Dharamsala and Bodhgaya

HH Sakya Trizin
Website:  www.hhthesakyatrizin.org
Schedule: www.hhthesakyatrizin.org/schedule
Main regions: Dehradun (Rishikesh) and Lumbini

Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche
Website: www.shedrub.org
Schedule: www.shedrub.org/calendar
Main regions: Kathmandu and Bodhgaya

Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
Website and schedule: www.shechen.org
Main regions: Kathmandu

Dudjom Rinpoche
Website: www.dudjomspz.org
Main regions: Kathmandu

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche
Website: www.siddharthasintent.org
Schedule: www.siddharthasintent.org/teachings-2/teaching-schedule-of-dzongsar-khyentse-rinpoche
Main regions: Bir (Dharamsala), Bodhgaya and Kathmandu

Khandro Thrinlay Chodon
Website: www.khachodling.org
Schedule: www.khachodling.org/teachings.html
Main regions: Delhi

Khenpo Chamtrul Rinpoche
Website: www.chamtrul-rinpoche.com
Schedule: www.chamtrul-rinpoche.com/index.php/10-teaching-schedule/3-2018-teaching-tour
Main regions: Dharamsala

Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche
Website: www.fpmt.org
Schedule: www.fpmt.org/teachers/zopa/schedule.asp
Main regions: Kathmandu and Dharamsala

Mingyur Rinpoche
Website: www.tergar.org
Schedule: tergar.org/mingyur-rinpoches-schedule
Main regions: Kathmandu and Bir (Dharamsala)

Phakchok Rinpoche
Website: phakchokrinpoche.org
Schedule: phakchokrinpoche.org
Main regions: Kathmandu

Thrango Rinpoche
Website: www.rinpoche.com
Schedule: www.rinpoche.com/schedule.html
Main regions: Kathmandu and Sarnath (Varanasi)

Tsikey Chokling Rinpoche
Website: www.cglf.org
Schedule: www.cglf.org/teaching-schedules
Main regions: Kathmandu

Tsoknyi Rinpoche
Website: tsoknyirinpoche.org
Schedule: tsoknyirinpoche.org/programs
Main regions: Kathmandu

Institutes and Monasteries

In Bodhgaya, India


Root Institute
Calendar: www.rootinstitute.ngo/spiritual-programme


Tergar Monastery
Website: tergar.org/location/tergar-monastery

In Dharamsala and Bir, India


Tibetan Works Library and Archives
Website: tibetanlibrary.org


Deer Park
Course calendar: deerpark.in/programs/schedule


Institute of Buddhist Dialects
Also for Westerners in McLeod Ganj
Longer course is daily and classes open on Fridays
Website: ibd.instituteofbuddhistdialectics.org


Website: www.thosamling.com


Tushita Meditation Center
Calendar: tushita.info/programs/calendar

In Kathmandu, Nepal


IBA International Buddhist Academy
Website: internationalbuddhistcademy.org


Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery
Calendar: shedrub.org/calendar


Kopan Monastery
Calendar: kopanmonastery.com/courses-retreats/courses


Rangjung Yeshe Institute
Website: www.ryi.org


Shechen Monastery
Website: www.shechen.org

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