In the village of Taar, we have the opportunity to spend three days living with Ladakhi families, learning from village elders and participating in the flow of daily rural life.
Focus Of Inquiry
Lectures with local experts, group discussions and readings will focus on geographically relevant Buddhist concepts, shamanic practices, pilgrimage, and ecopsychology.
Learn about the development and environmental issues facing remote mountain communities and meet some of the people taking action to help.
An introduction to Tibetan Buddhist philosophy and visits to monasteries across Ladakh.
Acclimatize to an altitude of 12,000+ feet and enjoy local transportation when possible
Take short day hikes in the hills surrounding the villages of Saboo and Taar
Independent Study Project (ISP)
Work with instructors and group members to develop and explore a particular subject that interests you, supported by guest speakers and frequent discussions.
Introduction to Ladakhi language with focus on salutations.
Explore the concept of karma yoga by helping with group roles and assisting your host family.