Retreat Residency: Geshe Dorji Damdul
March 25th – 29th, 2019

Venerable Geshe Dorji Damdul, a distinguished Buddhist scholar and academic in Tibetan Buddhism, will be back at Vana from March 25th to 29th, 2019, to host a series of sessions on wisdom. The topic of his sessions will be ‘Heart Sutra for Wisdom – Dealing with Psychological Problems of Anxiety & Stress’. Know more…

Retreat Residency: Terry Liew
December 24th, 2018 – January 6th, 2019

A master in Anma, the Traditional Japanese body treatment, Terry is the founder of the Shiatsu School in Singapore.

It was his own back injury that had led Terry to pursue this path. He found that the Shiatsu methods were the most effective in resolving his back pain and stiffness than many other disciplines he had tried. Know more…

Retreat Residency: Weaving Together, Nature and Garments
December 19th – 23rd, 2018

Ganga Maki Textile Studio is an oasis of calm, nestled in the thick of mango groves, just six kilometers from Dehradun’s airport. Here, the Japanese weaver Chiaki Maki who has been living and working in India for many years, has developed a sustainable textile workshop which produces remarkable, hand woven textiles for life. Know more…