Yes, I’m leading another tour this year and I’m very excited about our destinations and itinerary. Here’s more info and a link to the full tour information:
Encounters with the Buddha: A Pilgrim’s Footsteps through India and Nepal, with Lisa Ernst November 3 – 17, 2018
This year’s tour with Lisa Ernst will be covering some new ground, traveling through the Himalayan foothills of India and Nepal. We will be spending some time with the exiled Tibetan community in Dharamsala, visiting the Buddha’s birthplace at Lumbini, having a short retreat in a mountain monastery, and exploring the ancient shrines of Kathmandu.Along the way Lisa will be guiding meditation in various locations, and we will also be learning from local Buddhist practitioners as we visit monasteries, shrines and other points of interest.
This tour is open to anyone with an interest in Buddhism and meditation, from newcomers to dedicated practitioners.
For the full itinerary, cost and registration information, click here.
I’m excited to be offering this tour of India in November 2017, Ancient Roots, Living Branches: Discovering Buddhist India. Dates are November 5 – 19
BODHGAYA, INDIA – JANUARY 8: Monks and other people rushing to 24.38 metre Buddha statue on January 8, 2013. Bodhgaya is a place of pilgrimage. Siddhartha Gautama attained enlightenment here at 500 BC
Combining a meditation retreat with a Buddhist pilgrimage, this tour is an exploration of both ancient Buddhist history and living Buddhist traditions. First we explore the ancient holy sites in the North and East of India, where the Buddha practiced and taught – including Bodhgaya and Sarnath – before moving on to the mountains of Sikkim to experience Buddhist village life in the Himalayas.
The tour is guided by expert local guides in India, while I offer meditation and dharma discussions along the way in various locations, from hotel gardens to Tibetan monasteries.
We will be interacting with and learning from Buddhist communities and practitioners as we travel. It’s also a fun adventure off the beaten track, and this tour is open to everyone interested in Buddhism and meditation.
For information including the complete itinerary, pricing, etc., go here.