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Tushita Meditation Centre

Tushita is a centre for the study and practice of Buddhism from the Tibetan Mahayana tradition in in northern India. It is located in the forested hills above the town of in village Dharamkot. The centre offers Introduction to Buddhism Courses and intermediate level courses for those who have already taken one of these introduction courses besides conducting Group Practice Retreats for practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism. After opening Kopan Monastery in Kathmandu, Lama Thubten Yeshe and his main student Lama Zopa Rinpoche decided to open a sister centre in response to the growing demand from their western students. In 1972, along with a few of their Western students, the Lamas bought an old colonial house on a hill above town at village Dharamkot in the Indian state of . Courses were started at the centre founded there, initially named Tushita Retreat Centre. It was later renamed Tushita Meditation Centre.

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