Drop-in sessions

Drop-in sessions

Daily morning meditations

  • Monday to Saturday, 6:45–7:30am – suspended during off-season; resumes in September.

Guided meditations are offered daily by experienced meditation leaders and include topics of the Lam Rim (Stages of the Path) and mindfulness.


Teachings with Geshe Ngawang Rabga

Our resident geshe

Geshe Ngawang RabgaYou are welcome to drop in to our resident geshe's classes in the FPMT Basic Programme (mid-September to mid-April; more details here):

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday – 5:15pm–6:45pm – suspended during off-season; resumes in September.

Enrolled students participating in the full programme will be seated at the front and able to ask questions.

But anyone can drop in for a class and sit quietly, and any donation would be welcome.


Regular pujas and practices

We observe the standard pujas of the Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, which anyone can attend. If you are in Bodhgaya and would like to come along, please feel welcome to join us for:

  • Tara puja
  • Medicine Buddha puja
  • Lama Ch'opa ts'og offering
  • Protector puja

Puja in main gompa

Check our announcements on our homepage where we list drop-in sessions scheduled within the next 15 days.

The homepage list of drop-in sessions also includes two other kinds of events which require no booking, held at the Mahabodhi Stupa:


Drop-in sessions planned so far

  • Tara Puja
    Saturday, 18. August 2018 19:00 - 20:00

  • Ts'og Puja
    Wednesday, 5. September 2018 19:00 - 20:30

  • Tara Puja
    Monday, 17. September 2018 19:30 - 20:30

  • Ts'og Puja
    Wednesday, 19. September 2018 19:00 - 20:30

  • Tara Puja
    Wednesday, 17. October 2018 19:30 - 20:30

  • Tara Puja
    Thursday, 15. November 2018 19:00 - 20:00

  • Tara Puja
    Saturday, 15. December 2018 19:30 - 20:30