Monastery Outreach Project

Buddhist Monastery, Nepal

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15 people
7 days
Code: 562
Activity and Adventure, Community, Cultural Experiences, Volunteering Abroad
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During this program, you will be having one-on-one conversational classes with different age groups of monks at the monastery. You will be having conversation in both English and Chinese. Basically, you will be teaching mainland Chinese to the Monks at the monastery. You will also get a chance to learn about Buddhism while participant in this outreach project. You will be teaching the adult monks through one-on-one conversational partner for about 3 to 4 hrs before and after the lunch.

After your introduction week at Kathmandu, during the monastery teaching phase at the Monastery, you will be accommodated at the monastery itself. You will be sharing room with other participants. The monastery is situated in Tinchuli, a neighbourhood in Boudha, a suburb of Kathmandu that is home to the famous Boudhanath Stupa. The monastery situated is in a harmonious setting of tall, well-designed buildings surrounding a central courtyard provides a campus that is home-like as well as conducive to study and practice.

Please note this trip may require you to purchase a cultural experience week with it. Click Here to find the relevant cultural experience week based on the country where this trip operates in.

During 2017

This program starts every week.

Aims & Objectives

To teach monks English and Chinese and to get our participants immersed into the lifestyle in a monastery setting and to help them learn about Buddhism.

Monday to Friday

You will teach different subjects including English and Chinese to the monks, both young and old, for about 3 to 4 hours during the morning and 3 to 4 hours during the evening.

This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

Participant Criteria & Requirements
Standard Requirements

Minimum age:                18

Maximum age:                65

Minimum English level:        Basic

CRB required:                On Signup

Passport copy required:        On Signup

Resume copy required:        On Signup

Required qualification:        Completed high school

Additional Requirements

There are no specific requirements.

There are no specific requirements.

Additional Equipment

Casual dress is appropriate during your time at the school. However, no-see through clothes or low cut tops are permitted.

Accommodation, food, airport pick-up (if required), full support in-country, pre-departure advice and project transport.

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