Kalachakra Bodhgaya

The Kalachakra retreat tour Bodhgaya

Under the expert guidance of tour teacher Geshe Konchok Wangdu. Translator to H.H The Dalai Lama. From 3rd to 15th Jan 2017 at Bodhgaya.

 Experience of Kalachakra retreat tour 2017 in Bodh Gaya:

In Kalachakra Retreat Tour, we will spend 13 nights 14 days days together attending H.H. The Dalai Lama’s Kalachakra teachings and transmissions, keeping a mindfulness practice and having discussions on the teachings to gain a deeper and collective understanding of them.

  • To Attend the Dalai Lama’s teachings and receive a genuine introduction to Buddhism.
  • Wake up to the steaming cup of cleansing Tibetan medicinal herbal tea.
  • Every morning, followed by morning prayer and meditation
  • Every Evening Teaching Review and Discussion with Geshe la.
  • Guided pilgrimage to the sacred Buddhist sites of Bodhgaya, Rajgir, and Nalanda.
  • Participate in Chod Prayer session with a Yogi.
  • Meeting and private consultation with Tibetan traditional doctor.

Tour Teacher Geshe Konchok Wangdu:

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Geshe Konchok Wangdu was born on 01-05-1967at Saboo Village. He Studed at Government School, Saboo. Further study at Drepung Losiling Monastic University and Obtained degree of Geshe Larampa (Eq. Doctor of Buddhist Philosophy) from Drepung Loseling Monastic University in south India in 1998. He Participated and presented papers in several national and international seminars on Buddhist Studies. He is familiar and fluently with languages like Hindi, English, Tibetan and Ladakhi.While assigned with the responsibility of the Directorship of Central Institute of Buddhist Studies, under the ministry of the Cultural, govt of india. He also gives lectures and leads philosophy classes in Dharamsala, Ladakh and many other places like Universities and Institutes. He also travels widely within India and abroad, like Mumbai, USA, U.K., and Singapore to teach Buddhist philosophy, psychology, logic and practice.

 


 

Tour cost and date:

  • Tour Date: 03rd to 15th  January 2017 at Bodhgaya, India
  • Price: 2250 USD (Per person Early Birds (before 10th Sept 2016)
  • Price: 2350 USD (Per person After 10th Sept 2016)
  • Note: The above costing is base on double/twin occupancy and single supplement is 1000 USD.

Itinerary

Day 01- 03 Jan 2017 / Place: Delhi
Arrival in Delhi and check into the hotel.
Day 02- 04 Jan 2017 / Fly from Delhi to Patna by air.
Patna to Bodhgaya by road and on arrival in Bodhgaya check into the hotel. The evening meeting and discussion of your program with fellow pilgrims and short walk around the Bodhgaya.
Day 03 - 05 Jan 2017 / Bodhgaya
Our morning starts with a warm glass of Tibetan herbal tea, followed by morning prayer and meditation for 45 minutes. Followed by breakfast. Visit to the Mahabodhi Temple and Kalachakra Teaching ground. After visit back to hotel for hot lunch. Evening session 1: Introduction to Kalachakra in this session Geshe la will present the origins of Kalachakra, its connection with the land of Shambala and history of Kalachakra in Tibet and Himalaya region. Also, we have Question and answer session. Tea break for 20 minutes. Evening session 2: Geshe-la will present the importance of preliminary teachings and introduction of CHODJUG [His Holiness gives preliminary teachings on Shantideva's A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (Chodjug)]. Also, we have Question and answer session.
Day 04 - 06 Jan 2017 / Bodhgaya
Early morning starts with a warm glass of Tibetan herbal tea, followed by morning prayer and meditation for 45 minutes. Followed by breakfast. Preliminary Teachings - Day 1 For the next three days His Holiness gives preliminary teachings on Shantideva's A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (Chodjug) and Kamalashila's The Middling States of Meditation (gomrim barpa). The Chodjug (Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life) was composed by the saint and scholar Shantideva, of Nalanda University, and is used to develop compassion and the experience of ‘void nature’. His Holiness the Dalai Lama considers this preliminary teaching to be more important than the actual Kalachakra initiation. Evening review of the morning teachings with Geshe-la.
Day 05- 7 Jan 20-17 / Bodhgaya
Early morning starts with a warm glass of Tibetan herbal tea, followed by morning prayer and meditation for 45 minutes. Followed by breakfast. Preliminary Teachings - Day 2 Continuation of the His Holiness teaching on Shantideva's A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (Chodjug). Evening session 1: Review of the morning teachings with Geshe-la. Evening session 2: Meeting with Tibetan Yogi, who has led a lifelong retreat dedicated to spiritual practice and meditation. The yogi will perform a protection ritual and sing the song of Yogi Milarapa.
Day 06 - 08 Jan 2017 / Bodhgaya
Early morning starts with a warm glass of Tibetan herbal tea, followed by morning prayer and meditation for 45 minutes. Followed by breakfast. Preliminary Teachings - Day 3. Continuation of the His Holiness teaching on Shantideva's A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life (Chodjug). Evening session 1: Review of the morning teachings with Geshe-la. Evening session 2: Meeting and private consultation with Tibetan traditional doctor.
Day 07 - 09 Jan / Bodhgaya
Early morning starts with a warm glass of Tibetan herbal tea, followed by morning prayer and meditation for 45 minutes. Followed by breakfast Guided pilgrimage tour to Nalanda and Rajgir.
Day 08- 10 Jan- 2017 / Bodhgaya.
Early morning starts with a warm glass of Tibetan herbal tea, followed by morning prayer and meditation for 45 minutes. Followed by breakfast Students Prepare (Preliminary Initiation). Evening review of the morning teachings with Geshe-la.
Day 09- 11 Jan 2017 / Bodhgaya
Early morning starts with a warm glass of Tibetan herbal tea, followed by morning prayer and meditation for 45 minutes. Followed by breakfast Kalachakra Initiation Evening review of the morning teachings with Geshe-la.
Day 10 – 12 Jan 2017 / Bodhgaya
Early morning starts with a warm glass of Tibetan herbal tea, followed by morning prayer and meditation for 45 minutes. Followed by breakfast Kalachakra Initiation Evening review of the morning teachings with Geshe-la.
Day 11- 13 Jan 2017 / Bodhgaya
Early morning starts with a warm glass of Tibetan herbal tea, followed by morning prayer and meditation for 45 minutes. Followed by breakfast Kalachakra Initiation Evening review of the morning teachings with Geshe-la.
Day 12- 14 Jan 2017 / Bodhgaya- Delhi by Air.
His Holiness the Dalai lama confer Long life empowerment (Tsewang) to all the devotees and་prayers for the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Evening farewell dinner.
Day 13- 15 Jan 2017 / Bodhgaya- Delhi by Air
After the breakfast drive to Patna and from Patna to Delhi by air. Arrival in Delhi and check into the hotel. Evening Prepare for your international flight to home.
Accommodation: / Bodhgaya and Delhi
Ashok Country Resort*** in Delhi for two nights with Breakfast and Hotel Bodgaya Regency*** in Bodhgaya for 11 nights accommodation on full board • Hotel address: Ashok Country Resort Rajokri Road, Kapashera, New Delhi- 110 037, India. Website: www.ashokcountryresort.com Tel: +91 11 2506 4590 to 99, 2506 3195, 2506 3295 AND • Hotel address:Bodhgaya Regency Hotel Near Japanese Temple, Mastipur, Japanese Temple Rd, Bodhgaya, Bihar 824231, India Website: www.bodhgayaregency.com Phone number: +0631-220415
Transportation: / Bodhgaya
By air from Delhi to Patna. By air from Patna to Delhi. Return airport and round trip transfers along with all sightseeing tours by Deluxe AC Bus vehicle/Ac car.

Included in Package

  • Assistance upon arrival and departure
  • Accommodation on Twin sharing basis as per listed above
  • Breakfast + Lunch and Dinner
  • Breakfast in Delhi
  • Air ticket from Delhi to Patna
  • Air ticket from Patna To Delhi
  • Return airport and round trip transfers along with all sightseeing tours by Deluxe AC Bus vehicle/Ac car
  • 01 mineral water bottles per person per day
  • Environment fee / Entry fee to all sites
  • All applicable present government taxes
  • Guidance of Geshe-la
  • All the tour guides with a local guide
  • Meditation and Prayers teacher.

Cost above does not include following:

  • Single supplement 1000 USD
  • Medical and Travel Insurance (Compulsory)
  • International flight ticket
  • Visa fee (You must obtain your own Visa)
  • Drinks (Alcoholic)
  • Lunch and Dinner in Delhi
  • Any Kind of Personal Expenses, Optional Tours
  • Tips
  • Extra meals above Itinerary, Laundry, Telephone Charges
  • Any type of Natural Crises, Road Blocking and Flight Delay Charges
  • Anything not specified under the head "Prices included"

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