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Larung Gar Five Sciences Buddhist Academy is located in Sertar of Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, in the traditional Tibetan region of Kham (Xikang), China. The population of over 10,000 primarily comprises monks and nuns making it possibly the largest religious institute in the world, and it is based around the Serthar Institute founded by Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok.Read more >> Larung Gar



Khenpo Sodargye Rinpoche(Tibetan:  མཁན་པོ བསོད་དར་རྒྱས) was born in Eastern Tibet in 1962, and studied with one of the 20th century’s greatest Tibetan Buddhist figures, Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok.  He is currently one of the leaders of Larung Gar in Northeastern Tibet, which is the largest Tibetan religious institute in the world today.  See  www.khenposodargye.org/ for some of his publications and activities. Read more >> Spiritual Teacher


Bodhi Institute Sweden (BIS) is a non-profit Buddhist association based in Sweden. 
BIS is the Swedish branch of The Bodhi Buddhist College, which is under the spiritual guidance of Khenpo Sodargye Rinpoche, seated at Larung Gar Five Sciences Buddhist Academy (also know as Serthar Monastery) in Tibet. Read more>>About BIS