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Timetable


Academic Calendar 2016–2017

 Programme Dates and duration Remarks

1st Academic Semester starts 2016/17

Sept. 7 – Dec. 9, 2016

The date includes 12 days of exams and a self-study period.

KIBI’s Founding Day

November 28, 2016

The date and occasion are marked upon the K.I.B.I. Foundation stone, laid by the 16th Karmapa and the Indian President on 28th November 1979.

Semester break Dec. 12, 2015 – Jan. 10, 2016 15th – 21st Dec. 2015 (expected date) Kagyu Monlam peace prayer gathering at Bodhgaya.

2nd Academic Semester starts 2016/17

Jan. 9 – April 28, 2017

The dates include 12 days of self-study and exam period.

KIBI’s BA convocation ceremony will be held in the second week of May 2017.

Public Courses and Events

 Programme Dates and duration Remarks
Buddha Purnima or Vaisak Purnima May 21, 2016
  • 05:00 AM Granting of Sojong Vows by Khenpo.
  • 10:00 AM Performance of the 16 Arhat Puja, and other prayers.
  • 07:00 PM  1000 lamp offering.
Summer break June 16 – July 31, 2016 KIBI Administration will remain open during the vacation.
Independence Day of India August 15, 2016

Hoisting of the Indian national flag

Public Meditation Course (PMC)-2016

Dec. 25, 2016 – Jan. 1, 2017

Registration Day, Welcome Dinner on Dec. 24

Jan.2, morning – conclusion ceremony & dedication prayers.

Grand Mahakala Puja and Losar event February 25 – Feb. 27, 2017
  • 25.02. Grand Mahakala Puja
  • 26.02. Sang Puja
  • 27.02. Losar day

Karmapa Public Course (KPC) – 2017

March 12 – March 17, 2017 Lodging and food will be provided as part of the KPC from 11th to 18th March.

 

 

 


 

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