Diwakar Buddhist Academy

DBA is an institution of education that combines an elementary school and a shedra. It is part of the Karma Kagyu lineages, one of the four big school of Tibetan Buddhism. It was founded in the year 2002 by HH the 14th Shamar Rinpoche.

Diwakar Takdah School



The Diwakar Buddhist School, also known as the Takdah School, is a an elementary educational institution. It accommodates approximately 150 students and teachers. The school lies in a quiet and rural area about one hour away from Darjeeling.

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Diwakar Shedra



The Kalimpong Shedra is home to over 150 students and teachers. It is an institute of higher education that offers a ten year course in Buddhist philosophy. The shedra is located on the outskirts of Kalimpong, a small town in the district of Darjeeling, West Bengal. 

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