Programs for High School Students

Summer Program in Contemplative Philosophy

A college-level program for high school students ages 14-18. Read great works of philosophy, literature, and religion while taking workshops in contemplative practice and the arts.

Programs for All Ages

Extension Retreats

Recharge, reflect, and renew your inner spirit while you immerse yourself in a community dedicated to practice and service. Retreats are run by DRBU Extension.

Summer Translation Seminar

Engage in the collaborative translation of Buddhist texts while living and practicing in a Buddhist monastic setting.

Programs for Undergraduates

Summer Study Abroad in Taiwan

Coming in July 2025

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Completion of DRBU Summer programs does not confer any formal academic or vocational degree of certificate. Completion of any course in the programs does not confer any transferable unit.