Traverse the diverse ecological and spiritual landscape of the Himalayas. Witness the burning ghats of Varanasi up close and personal. Practice mindfulness in the “yoga capital of the world.” Get in touch with your spiritual side and dive deep into some of the world’s oldest religions and cultures—all in the Northern Plains and Himalayas of India.
Experiential Education: Practice various meditation techniques, take daily yoga classes, and engage in Indian and Hindu philosophy lessons at an ashram retreat.
Community: Stay at a communal organic farm in the foothills of the Himalayas; help plant new crops and harvest fresh fruit from the garden to make healthy meals together in the kitchen.
Intercultural Exchange: Learn about Buddhism and Tibetan Refugee Crisis through language exchange with Tibetan monks—and visit the home of the holy Dalai Lama.
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Earn up to $5000 per year in scholarship funding from Carpe Diem Education. Through our partnership with Portland State University, students are eligible to complete up to 18 quarter credits during their semester program.