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A non-profit organization devoted solely to the dissemination of the Buddha’s Dhamma and charitable activities that help in the spread of Buddha-Dhamma around the globe and the alleviation of suffering everywhere.

Uttar Pradesh

In a silent environment, this retreat consists of insight meditation (Vipassana) in the four primary postures, one to one meetings with the teacher (s), daily talks, inquiry and comprehensive instructions with teachings on mindfulness, the depths of inner experience and liberation. Suitable for beginners and experienced meditators.


Inspired by Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, upasaka Ramesh Vitthalrao Bansod founded Jetvan aiming and wishing Dhamma- teaching of the Buddha to spread, and be shared with as many as possible for their own welfare.

Jetvan monastery organizes Vipassana (insight) meditation camps, and Dhamma camps.


Myanmar Buddhist Vihara at Buddha Gaya (Bodh Gaya) is situated on the old road to Gaya, north of the Mahabodhi temple, near the Gaya police station and just beyond the Mahant's palace. In Myanmar Era 1296 (CE 1934), Ashin Nandamalar and Ashin Dhammissara, both from Myanmar, were able to buy a piece of land near Bodh Gaya village, and built Myanmar Temple.

Leh Ladakh

Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre (MIMC) is a great example of one man's vision turning into reality. Venerable Bhikkhu Sanghasena established the Mahabodhi International Meditation Center in 1986 to offer both spiritual instructions as well as desperately needed humanitarian services to impoverished people in the remote land of Ladakh.


Mahabodhi Society is a charitable organization established in 1956 by Most Venerable Acharya Buddharakkhita with sole objective of reviving the precious teachings of the Buddha in the land of its origin, India. Mahabodhi society Bangalore is dedicated for the welfare and happiness of people irrespective of religion, race, color or sex. Since its very inception the Society has been actively engaged in rendering various spiritual and humanitarian services. Today, with the able guidance and leadership of Venerable Acharya Buddharakkhita, the Society has expanded its activities in different parts of India and Abroad with the message of compassion. The society has established monasteries for monks and nuns, Hospitals, Meditation centers, Educational institutions and published about a hundred Dhamma books benefiting thousands of people around the globe.

Uttar Pradesh

Migadawon Myanmar Temple is among the earliest Buddhist Temples established at "Migadava" (the Deer Park) in modern day Saranath, Varanasi, India. The Temple was founded in February, 1908.


Functioning in the city of Bombay (Mumbai) for the last 20 years. It works for social, educational and cultural upliftment and development of the under privileged.  


VRI was established in 1985 to conduct research into the sources and applications of Vipassana Meditation. It's next to the Vipassana International Academy (VIA), known as Dhamma Giri ("Hill of Dharma"), located in Igatpuri, about 136km from Mumbai (Bombay).