Deer Park Institute “Center for Indian Wisdom Traditions”

Bir, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh 176 077 India

Deer Park creates an atmosphere for contemplation, compassion and courage to be nurtured through the encounters with the Himalayas, the sublime energies…

With a variety of programs, workshops ranging from Zen meditation, to Kashmir Shaivism, study and debate of Buddhist sutras and shastras, Calligraphy, Wilderness writing, Haiku & Renga, Ragas and Indian classical music, Dance, Ayurveda, Yoga to Film making and various ecological and alternative education initiatives. All the programs are open to all and free of charge. 

In the last 13 years Deer Park has conducted over 600 courses and workshops, attended by over 5000 students annually from over 30 countries. 

The entire campus is zero waste, with a flourishing organic and herbal farm. Accommodation for over 75 students. With Library, children’s centre and over 4 Meditation and Study Halls, and a 400 seater outdoor amphitheatre.