Workshops & Projects


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Workshops for visiting guests by our local instructors:

Upon prior notice we offer various workshops taught by local experts:

  • Introdcution to Meditation &/or introduction to Buddhist philosophy
  • Interpretation / Explanation of Monastic Mural Paintings
  • Tibetan, Indian and local ethnic Cooking classes
  • Tibetan Mandala Painting Workshop
  • Bamboo Basket Weaving Workshop
  • Private English classes
  • Private Nepali, Hindi or Lepcha language classes


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Workshops for locals by visiting guest instructors:

We also facilitate workshops taught by visiting-instructors for guests and/or locals.

Here is a choice of workshops that guest-instructors have held:

  • Yoga for Students
  • First-aid Training for Tour-Guides
  • English language training
  • Italian Cooking
  • Bread Baking
  • Organic Farming / Permaculture
  • Composting for NGO's
  • Massage Therapy

Projects by visiting guests:

art workshops at bamboo retreatAt Bamboo Retreat we are keen to facilitate projects as per visiting guest's idea and desire. For example Swiss artist Gisela Elwina realized the following art-projects at Bamboo Retreat in 2003:


Gisela Elwina is certified color-designer offering art & color consultations:

Are you are interested in taking, teaching or conducting a workshop or project? Please do not hesitate to contact Mr Suraj Basnett at, Ms Pema Lhazey at or Mrs Helen Kämpf at

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