Celebrating the unique culture of Tibet!

The London Institute of Tibetan Studies, part of the Shang Shung Foundation, focuses on promoting the vitality of Tibet's unique legacy and exploring its relevance for the world today. Our activities encompass the Five Great Fields of Knowledge: Art, Medicine, Language, Philosophy and Meditation / Buddhist Studies through academic lectures, short courses and online study programmes.

Videos On Demand:
Special New Year Promotion!

To celebrate this festive time and coming new year we have generated 100 codes for each of our available talks, giving you access for half the normal price.

Simply enter the code Ati2018 to get 50% of any of the talks for stream or download.

Losar Lungtas 2018

Hang your Lungta Flags for Tibetan New Year

Help us to maintain the language, culture and traditions of Tibet by hanging Lungta's in the sacred place of Pharping.
Your flags will be hung by us in Pharping, bringing you good fortune and coordinating your elements with those of the New Year.

SSIUK Lecture Series

World class lectures from top experts in the field of Tibetan Studies

Courses & Events

Tibetan Language, Arts, Culture, Medicine, Meditation, and Buddhism.

Insight Tours

Taking you to the most important Buddhist sites around the world.

Insight Tours 2018

NEXT TOUR: Pilgrimage to Important Sacred Power Places
in Eastern Tibet 2018

If you want to experience magical Myanmar from a myriad of perspectives this is the tour for you. The ten days were a fast moving kaleidoscope of wondrous events. Forget about the photos, I have found that the impressions themselves have left an indelible inner imprint that plays on in my imagination...

Louanne Richardson

 The tour was brilliantly organised to maximise our experiences and hotels well-chosen for charm and comfort

Stephen Greeneslade

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