• Words have the power to both destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.

    The Buddha

  • Our thoughts manifest our words. Our words manifest our deed.

    H.H. the 17th Karmapa Thaye Dorje

  • O monks and wise men, just as a goldsmith would test his gold by burning, cutting and rubbing it, so must you examine my words and accept them, not merely out of reverence for me.

    The Buddha

  • The study of Buddhism should eventually lead to the practice of meditation, such that one will cross the ocean of Samsara with little effort.

    The Buddha

  • A kind heart flows not from emotion, but from a clear conscience.

    H.H. the 17th Karmapa Thaye Dorje

The Karmapa International Buddhist Institute (KIBI) is an institute of higher learning in Buddhist Studies for international students under the management of the Karmapa International Buddhist Society (KIBS) — a charitable society founded by His Holiness the XVIIth Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje in April 2012. KIBI operates under the auspices of the education and culture branch of KIBS, and offers degrees and diplomas thanks to its collaboration with Mewar University. Located in the capital of India, the country of Buddhism’s origin, KIBI offers a rich resource for studying the scriptures and great treatises of Buddhism as they are preserved by the Kagyu tradition.  The language of instruction is English. KIBI offers a 1-year Diploma, 2-year Advanced Diploma and a 3-year B.A. programme in Buddhist Studies that includes philosophy, history, religion and language courses.
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In addition public teachings and short-term courses on Buddhism and meditation are offered.
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