Organizations in India

Maha Bodhi Society, Bangalore was founded by Venerable Acharya Buddharakkhita in 1956 to bring back the teachings of the Buddha in India. Currently there are 130 monks at the Monastery, the largest Theraveda training center in India. For over 50 years the Society has been engaged in various spiritual programs…

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Mahabodhi Karuna Medical Center

Health service being the basic necessity of all beings will be offered freely and special emphasis will be given to empower all kinds of disabled people physically, mentally and spiritually to alleviate sufferings and to enable them to live a life of satisfaction and dignity. This is a project to…

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Higher Education

Recently some of the more senior students have moved to university studies and sponsors are welcome to assist throughout their higher education. Senior students from Ladakh are pursuing their studies in Bangalore and Chandigarh with residence in hostels. Several have recently returned to assist at various Mahabodhi programs.  The Mettaloka…

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Homes for the Aged

Recently a community survey was made by Maha Bodhi Society in the area of Tawang… Through this study it was determined that the greatest necessity was a home for the aged. Many elderly depend upon their families for survival in their later years. When there is no family or they…

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Hospital

Mahabodhi  Karuna Charitable Hospital  helps provide some much needed medical care  to the poor  in this remote area.  Ladakh has an extreme Himalayan climate and difficult economic conditions making healthcare  a primary problem.  The care provided at this hospital is not dependent on the patients’ ability to pay, enabling the…

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Mobile Medical Camps

Ladakh is in the Himalayas with little local medical care, limited roads. MIMC sends mobile medical camps into the most remote areas trying to address the local needs of basic healthcare. Medications are dispensed. As they are screened, patients may be directed to seek medical care at one of the…

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