ལོ་གསར་བཀྲ་ཤིས་བདེ་ལེགས

Happy Losar 2148 & Lunar New Year!

May the new year bring you much joy & success. May all sentient beings attain abundance of health, happiness, and prosperity!

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Ngari Institute Foundation

NIF Presents

Educational Sponsorship Program for Ngari Students

Help us Ensure a Brighter Future for the Underprivileged Children at Ngari
Institute of Buddhist Dialectics in Saboo Village, Ladakh.

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This Event Has Been Postponed until Further Notice!

Grand Opening ceremony of Ngari jamgon shedrup thekchog ling monastery

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Ngari Institute of Buddhist Dialectics is saddened to announce that the Grand Opening Ceremony is postponed to the Summer of 2021 or the following Summer 2022. Please read the official announcement in its entirety by clicking on "Learn More".

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nif supports ngari children!

“You say that your mother, who bore you
In her womb in this life, was kind.
‍But why, then, do you not consider even once
The kindness of other beings who helped you,
Your parents from countless lives in the past?”
Shabkar (1781-1851) – Translated by Adam Pearcey (Lotsawa House)

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From East to West

Our Projects in ladakh and California

"My native lands is all lands,
In no particular direction.
My monastery is the solitary mountains,
In no particular place.
My family is all the beings of the six realms.”
Shabkar (1781-1851) – Translated by Matthieu Ricard

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Lunar New Year Butter Lamp Offering
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UCI-Tibet Initiative's Spring 2021 Announcement

In early 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic broke out and has since become a public health crisis for the entire world. Consequently, we were unable to invite any Tibetan Buddhist scholars to the UCI campus this past year. UCI still remains closed while continuing to offer online classes for Winter and Spring 2021.

With the projection of UCI staff, faculty and students to be vaccinated by the end of Summer 2021, the campus is anticipated to reopen and allow in-person classes in Fall 2021. We are hopeful that UCI-Tibet Initiative will be able to invite Tibetan Buddhist scholars to the program in Spring 2022. We look forward to welcoming the scholars back to the UCI campus once again, to learn and exchange knowledge with the UCI community. Please continue staying safe and healthy during this time.

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"All the suffering there is in this world arises from wishing ourself to be happy.
All the happiness there is in this world arises from wishing others to be happy."

                        - Shantideva

Our philosophy

Based on the teachings and guidance of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, the Foundation is composed of Mahayana Buddhist practitioners who share the commitment in promoting a peaceful and harmonious world. Learn more

OUR MISSION

To cultivate compassion and loving-kindness practice through our supported programs.

OUR GOALS

To raise awareness and foreseeable financial support for our projects.

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UCI - Tibet Initiative 2019

"Eight Points of Mind Training” for the Community

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Success!
The Story of Ngari Institute Of Buddhist Dialectics

Under the leadership of its current President, Geshe Tsewang Dorje, the Institute currently provides free education, food, and shelter for 58 children, with the promise to keep educating them until graduation from high school level.

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2 more great successful events!

the foundation humbly shares our accomplishments with the help of your unwavering support. to that, we did it!

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Ngari Institute Foundation
25422 Trabuco Road, Suite 105-297
Lake Forest, CA 92630

501(c)(3) non-profit
EIN 83-1094066

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