IBA offers a wide variety of onsite courses, including month-long courses on Buddhist philosophy and practice, meditation retreats, weekly Dharma teachings and ongoing meditation groups.

Besides our regular Dharma courses, we are honoured to announce that from 2017 to 2023 IBA will host “The Complete Path” (TCP), a 7-year training course taught by His Holiness Ratna Vajra Rinpoche, the 42nd Sakya Trizin, for one month per year, focused mainly on the Vajrayana path as it is taught in the Sakya tradition.

Please visit the dedicated pages for each program.

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The Complete Path


Regular Dharma Teachings







B. Alan Wallace

B. Alan Wallace, 2020


Overview of courses at IBA 2017-2023

Please note – all courses for 2020 to 2022 have been postponed due to Covid.

Outline of courses at IBA


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The IBA STUDIES ONLINE website has been created to offer students from all over the world access to the Dharma courses held over the past years at the International Buddhist Academy in Kathmandu, Nepal.

The courses are all free of cost. In accordance with the ancient tradition of requesting the Dharma from the teacher, we ask students to register on this website to have full access to the courses.