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6 Days
Availability : Jan 03’ - Jan 09’
New Delhi
Bodhgaya
Min Age : 12
Max People : 15

Retreat Tour Bodhgaya Dalai Lama Teachings & Introduction to Buddhism

Retreat Tour Bodhgaya - A 06-day tour featuring Dalai Lama’s teachings and introduction to Tibetan Buddhism.

(03rd JAN 2018 To 8TH JAN 2018)

BRIEFING:

Welcome to inner voyage into the realms of spirituality, an inward journey that will awaken the seed of Bodhichitta, the Buddha nature: an inherent quality in every sentient being, realization of which will led you to the ultimate liberation of yourself.

This divine tour is a window into the esoteric world of Tibetan Buddhism: a lifetime opportunity to receive blessings and teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama; guided pilgrimage with experienced Buddhist masters to the sacred Buddhist sites in and around Bodhgaya; introduction on mindful meditation; partaking in Green Tara Puja for removing any obstacle in your life; participation in Chod prayer session, a tantric ritual for cutting through one’s ego and we assist you in your search for inner peace, expand your mental horizon and its well being.

 

YOUR DAILY ROUTINE

We will keep our schedule relatively flexible to accommodate your immediate needs. However, we will still follow a lenient program as detailed below:

DAWN:

  • Waking up to the hot steaming cup of cleansing Tibetan herbal tea will invigorate your mind and generate positive energy..
  • Sitting Meditation at dawn to revitalize your mind and body throughout the day and calm down your chattering mind. You also have an option to combine the practice with daily morning puja if you wish.
  • Walking meditation around the Mahabodhi Tree & Temple: where the Buddha achieved enlightenment. The circumambulation or kora is an age-old religious tradition followed by the Tibetan. Circumambulation is done to cleanse the bodily defilement. It is also to pay your reverence to the sacred place.

MORNING:

  • Introduction to Buddhism by Geshe or scholar on Tibetan Buddhism
  • To Attend the Dalai Lama’s teachings on Dharmachakra Parivaretan Sutra on The Four Noble Truths (chokyi khorlo korwe do) & Sutra on Dependent Origination (tendrel chi do)
  • Pilgrimage to Bodhi tree and Mahabodhi temple

EVENING:

  • Recapitulation of daytime teachings, penal discussion and Q&A sessions
  • Green Tara Puja: This prayer is done to remove any obstacles in your life, be it spiritual or mundane. Participation in these rituals may benefit you from clearing the obstacles that deters you from achieving success.
  • Chod ritual is an esoteric tantric practice aiming at cutting your ego or attachment to your body by mental visualizing the offering of your body to all sentient being especially to the restless hungry creatures of the spirit world. Highly realized tantric masters perform this ritual.

HOLY SITES TO BE VISITED:

  • Mahabodhi Tree & Temple: where the Buddha achieved enlightenment

Also read: Retreat Tour India & Dalai Lama’s Teachings Bodhgaya

 

Your tour guide :

Geshe Champa Tonyot
Soulful Tours Guide & Expert for Retreat Tour Bodhgaya

 

Transportation, Departure & Return Location

New Delhi International Airport (Google Map)

  • Return airport and round trip transfers.
  • By flight from Delhi – Bodhgaya and Bodhgaya to Delhi.
  • All ground transport are provided by car.
Hotel in Bodhgaya: Hotel Om International, Behind the teaching ground. 

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

What to Expect : Retreat Tour Bodhgaya

Retreat Tour Bodhgaya, India will be a treat to mind-body-soul reunion with so much joy.  It is an honor to be co-creating this journey into mindfulness with love and spiritual awakening given by His Holiness The Dalai Lama. So what are you waiting for? Sign up now!

  • The Spiritual Learning
  • Mindfulness
  • Being with your purest innerself
  • Experiencing the divinity around you
  • Meditation
Itinerary

Day 1Arrival at Bodhgaya (03rd Jan 2018) (D)

• Evening meeting with fellow pilgrimages
• Dinner provided

Day 2BODHGAYA (04th Jan 2018) (B+D)

• Morning begins at 6:30am with steaming a cup of cleansing Tibetan medicinal herbal tea, followed by guided breathing meditation for 45 min
• After breakfast registration for teaching
• Visit to Mahabodhi Temple and Walking tour or circumambulation (Kora) of Mahabodhi Temple.
• Evening Introduction of His Holiness teaching and panel discussion with tour Teacher
• Overnight stay at Hotel in Bodhgaya
• Breakfast and Dinner provided (B+D)

Day 3BODHGAYA (05th Jan 2018) (B+D)

• Morning begins at 6:00am
• Teaching by His Holiness Dalai Lama’s teachings on Dharmachakra Parivaretan Sutra on The Four Noble Truths (chokyi khorlo korwe do) & Sutra on Dependent Origination (tendrel chi do)
• Free for lunch
• If H.H the 17th Karmapa is available at monastery at time of your visit, we will request for special audience
• Evening teaching review and panel discussion with tour Teacher
• Overnight at Hotel in Bodhgaya
• Breakfast and Dinner provided (B+D)

Day 4BODHGAYA (06th Jan 2018) (B+D)

• Guided Breathing Meditation 45 min beginning at 6:00am
• Breakfast
• Continues teachings by His Holiness on Dharmachakra Parivaretan Sutra on The Four Noble Truths (chokyi khorlo korwe do) & Sutra on Dependent Origination (tendrel chi do)
• Free for Lunch
• After noon to attend private Green Tara puja at noon held especially for the group.
• Recapitulation of daytime teachings and panel discussion with your tour teacher.
• Overnight stay at Hotel in Bodhgaya
• Breakfast and Dinner provided (B+D)

Day 5BODHGAYA (07th Jan 2018) (B+D)

• Guided Meditation at 6:00am
• Breakfast
• Continuous teaching by His Holiness on Dharmachakra Parivaretan Sutra on The Four Noble Truths (chokyi khorlo korwe do) & Sutra on Dependent Origination (tendrel chi do)
• Chod prayer session with Tibetan Yogi
• Evening Recapitulation of daytime teachings and panel discussion with your tour teacher.
• Overnight stay at Hotel in Bodhgaya
• Breakfast and Dinner provided (B+D)

Day 6BODHGAYA (08th Jan 2018) (B+D)

• Guided Meditation at 6:00am
• Breakfast
• Departure

Price Includes

  • Accommodation on Twin/ Double sharing basis as per listed above
  • Breakfast + Lunch and Dinner in Bodhgaya (MAP)
  • 01 mineral water bottles per person per day
  • Environment fee / Entry fee to all sites
  • All applicable present government taxes
  • Guidance of tour teacher
  • Meditation and prayer teacher
  • All the tour guides with a local guide in Bodhgaya
  • Cushion for meditation and teaching
  • FM Radio for H.H Dalai Lama teaching translation.

Price Excludes

  • Single room supplement ($350 USD)
  • Air ticket from Delhi – Bodhgaya- Delhi
  • Accommodation in Delhi
  • International flight ticket
  • *Medical and Travel Insurance (Compulsory)*
  • Visa fee (You must obtain your own Visa)
  • Drinks (Alcoholic)
  • Lunch in Bodhgaya
  • Any Kind of Personal Expenses, Optional Tours
  • Tips
  • Anything not specified under the head "Prices included"
  • Extra meals above Itinerary, Laundry, Telephone Charges
  • Any type of Natural Crises, Road Blocking and Flight Delay Charges

Please note: 

The journeys begin and end in Bodhgaya. If you would like us to make arrangements for your domestic flight, accommodation in Delhi, arrival and departure in Delhi & Bodhgaya, we are happy to assist. Please let us know.

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