Ngari Institute Foundation

About our mission

  • Cultivate compassion

  • Practice loving kindness

  • Preserve and Disseminate Dharma Teachings

  • Fulfill The vision of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of a modernized education for future generations in Buddhist monastic institutions

How It All Started

Valuable lessons and memories from past events and accomplishments

The Story of Kamalashila Initiative

History and Milestones

Formerly known as the UCI-Tibet Initiative (UCI-TI), KI’s Visiting Scholars Program brings Buddhist scholars from monastic institutions in India to the US for an intensive 10-week ESL (English as a Second Language) course, in partnership with the University of California, Irvine.

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The Story of Ngari Institute of Buddhist Dialectics

An Overview of the Institute

Ngari Institute of Buddhist Dialectics is a non-governmental organization based in the Himalayan Kingdom of Ladakh, in a small village called Saboo. The campus is spread over 20 hectares of desert land, which eventually will be turned into an oasis of learning.

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