Prerequisites for Summer Meditation Programs
Level 1: Mahamudra Shamatha
While there are no specific prerequisites for this level, it is recommended that students have some background in the study and practice of the dharma.
Level 2: Mahamudra Vipashyana
Prior Nitartha Gomdra students must have attended the Nitartha Institute mahamudra shamatha course at some point and completed 100 hours of mahamudra shamatha practice .
Nalandabodhi students who have not attended the Nitartha Institute mahamudra shamatha course are eligible to attend Level 2 Mahamudra Vipashyana if they have completed the Nalandabodhi mahamudra shamatha curriculum.
Those who have done extensive mahamudra shamatha practice in other contexts and graduates of three-year retreats may apply for eligibility for this course on an individual basis.