Rangjung Yeshe Institute
Founded by Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche as an institution of higher learning for those wishing to deepen their understanding of Buddhist philosophy and practice
The courses offered at Rangjung Yeshe Institute include a variety of topics in Buddhist Philosophy, History, and Cultural Studies, and in Tibetan, Sanskrit, and Nepali languages. Students who are seeking a thorough education in Buddhist Philosophy and Himalayan languages may enroll in formal degree programs at BA, MA, and PhD levels or take advantage of RYI’s Certificate Course in Buddhist Studies. Several specialized non-degree courses are also available including RYI’s eight-week long summer intensives, online learning courses, and a year-long translator training program.
"Listen to the Buddha's teaching and you become pure, serene and gentle. Contemplate and you gain confidence in liberation. Meditate and you discover your inner natural wisdom. Therefore, strive hard to listen, contemplate and meditate!" -Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche
For more information on Undergraduate Studies please click here.
Rangjung Yeshe Institute will offer Single Course Registration on some non-credit courses for the fall semester. For more information on this please click here.
Classes will resume again in the Fall semester.
The next public gust lecture is with Harsha Menon called Living Vinaya.
Join Zoom Meeting Link click here. Meeting ID: 851 2038 3738 / Passcode: 581815
Watch Erik Pema Kunsang & Dr. Catherine Dalton's talk on “The Practice of Buddhist Translation” here.
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