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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.

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Basic Program Teacher and Staff

The teacher, the interpreter and the teaching assistant.

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Basic Program Syllabus

Here you can see the particular subjects which give the Basic Program its structure.

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Basic Program Schedule

The Basic Program at Nalanda consists of five years of in-depth residential study, practice and service.

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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

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Registration & Contact

Get your application form and information about supplementary documents.

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