Root Institute for Wisdom Culture

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Gaya District, Bihar, India


Gaya District, Bihar, India


Ms Vicki Taylor
Root Institute, Saxena Road, Bodhgaya
Gaya District, Bihar, 824231

+91 631 220 0714

Volunteer Development Officer

Root Institute for Wisdom Culture focuses on Education Health & Nutrition Children & Youth and is headquartered in Gaya District, Bihar, India.

We help preserve the ancient Nalanda tradition of India by offering classes on Buddhist meditation & philosophy, provide compassionate service to poor people in our area, & create a harmonious, spiritual environment in which to live & work together.

  • 1 / 4: Shakyamuni Buddha Clinic our free community health care clinic
  • 2 / 4: Health education classes at the clinic increase awareness of nutrition, hygiene and disease prevention
  • 3 / 4: Children at our free primary school, Maitreya School, after a special lesson on teeth cleaning
  • 4 / 4: Play time at Tara Children's Project, our orphanage for HIV-affected children


Situated in Bihar, one of India’s poorest states, Root Institute for Wisdom Culture is a socially engaged Buddhist meditation centre, working through our three social service projects – a clinic, school, and home for HIV-affected children – to benefit the poor in the Bodhgaya area. To learn more about us, and how to make a donation, please visit our website.

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