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Invitation for the Fourth International Festival of Buddhist Heritage of Ladakh, 23-30, August, 2015
from the Himalayas!
International Meditation Centre (MIMC) was founded in the year
1986. Since then it is devoted to the service of humanity based
on universal compassion and love as expounded by Lord Buddha.
International Festival of Buddhist Heritage of Ladakh (IFBHL)
has been one of our major activities since its inception in
2012. The primary objective of the Festival is to create
awareness, showcase and preserve the rich cultural and spiritual
heritage of the Himalayas. Eminent scholars, politicians, social
and religious heads from different countries lend distinction to
the event by their august presence and enthusiastic
participation every year. The Festival brings together seekers
of truth and lovers of peace from all over the world.
Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre will be hosting the 4th
International Festival of Buddhist Heritage of Ladakh from 22nd
to 30th August, 2015. The festival focuses on
showcasing, conserving and preserving the rich cultural heritage
year, the main theme of the festival will be ‘responsible and
sustainable tourism’. Over the last few decades,
tourism has become an important component of the Ladakhi
economy. It has also been an important driver of social and
cultural change. The 4th edition of the festival will
facilitate discussions to explore how tourism can be harmonized
with Ladakhi heritage preservation.
with the previous editions of the International Festival of
Buddhist Heritage of Ladakh, the 4th edition will
include International cultural performances, the International
Buddhist Film Festival, Seminars, Meditation Sessions and
Cultural Tours to different regions of Ladakh, witnessing the
Holy mask-dance by the monks of the Hemis Monastery, special
session on Buddhist Heritage of Ladakh by UNESCO experts etc.
The 4th edition of the festival will include special
Yoga Sessions by the world renowned Yoga master – Swami Baba
Ramdev of Patanjali
Yogpeeth in Haridwar to encourage physical and mental
events of the festival will be held in different parts of Leh
town and areas around it including the Mahabodhi International
Meditation Centre campus, Hemis Monastery and Pethub (Spituk)
dignitaries have already confirmed their participation in the
festival. This includes several Rinpoches and leaders of other
religions, Yoga masters, scholars, diplomats and government
officials. In addition, a cultural troupe from Thailand has also
confirmed their participation in the festival.
festival is open to everyone interested in learning and
contributing to the preservation of Ladakh’s rich cultural and
a well-wisher and supporter of MIMC, you are warmly invited to
participate and enjoy the fabulous programs of the unique