February 2018 - June 2022
The Basic Program Introduction
Why study the FPMT Basic Program? The Basic Program has been specifically designed by Lama Zopa Rinpoche to provide a balanced approach to the combination of academic education and the practice of meditation that characterise the Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.
Basic Program Staff
The teacher, the translator and the teacher assistant.
Basic Program Syllabus
Here you can see the particular modules which gives the Basic Program it's structure.
Basic Program Schedule
The Basic Program at Nalanda consists of five years of in-depth residential study, practice and service.
Basic Program Certification
"It would be good to offer a Basic Program certificate to recognize what the students have done... Also a certificate recognising study produces more respect for qualified western teachers, particularly if the teacher is lay - and the organisation needs more teachers." - Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Registration & Contact
Get your application form and information about supplementary documents.