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Dharmalaya Hosts First Service Retreat

SanghaBIR (HP) INDIA: This month, the Dharmalaya Institute hosted its first service retreat program on its new Bir campus. Organised in collaboration with SanghaSeva, the retreat welcomed sixteen participants from eight countries for ten days of volunteer work, group activity, meditation, and contemplation.

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Rocking the Foundations

Foundations FilledBIR, HIMACHAL PRADESH, INDIA: Dharmalaya is pleased to announce the completion of the foundations for the Dharmalaya Institute, an eco-friendly service-learning campus in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas. The Institute is being constructed in a style based upon the traditional vernacular architecture of the area, known as ‘Kangra style’, using eco-friendly materials and non-mechanized building methods.

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Laying the Foundation Stone

FoundationsBIR, HIMACHAL PRADESH - Dharmalaya is happy to report that its team of village labourers has completed the digging of foundation trenches and laid the foundation stone for the first building of the Dharmalaya Institute.

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A Groundbreaking Event!

GroundbreakingBIR, HIMACHAL PRADESH - After a year of preparation, today the Dharmalaya team broke ground for the construction of a new, eco-friendly service-learning campus in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas. The ‘Dharmalaya Institute’ will serve as the base for our humble sustainable village development projects in the Himalayas and will also provide volunteer service opportunities for international visitors as well as programs for the study and preservation of traditional wisdom.

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