Frequently Asked Questions
When does the course start and finish?
September 14, 2022 - August, 2023 for Year 1. With option of continuation of Year 2-3 runs September 2023-2025.
How long do I have access to the course?
During each year you will be able to access the lectures and at the end of the year a summary will be available to course participants.
What is the cancellation policy?
Once you apply, are accepted to the program and enroll (or if you select to auto-enroll upon acceptance), if you wish to cancel, you must notify Triyana Studies in writing prior to August 1, 2022, for a full refund of tuition paid to date minus applicable credit card and transaction fees. After August 1, 2022, no refunds will be given. September 1, 2022 marks the final preparations for the program and holding your tuition at this point reserves your spot in the program. Cancellation requests and tuition refund requests will not be accepted after the start of the program, except in cases of medical necessity or emergency and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
What is the cost?
The cost for the Triyana course is $2,400 per year. Admittance to years 2&3 will depend on participation and involvement in the preceding years course. Payment plans are available and are an interest free payment commitment of $200 per month for 12-months for each year of course enrollment.
What is included/What is NOT included?
Tuition plans include: all program components
- Access to the online weekly dharma.
- Weekly guided sadhana meditations
- Video, audio, and written lessons, exams, contemplation questions.
- Admission to two in-person retreats
- All administrative support needed to support your practice.
Tuition does not include:
- Offsite lodging for retreat if you prefer a single room.
- Food during retreat.
- Meditation supplies (cushion, malas, etc).
- Books or supplemental reading materials.
What is the application process?
The application process has two parts. We request you answer a series of questions about your interest and experience with meditation and the teachings of the Buddha. Fill out the questions here
Additionally please have a letter of recommendation emailed to us ([email protected]). The letter of recommendation can come from anyone, a teacher, colleague, close friend, mentor, or therapist who knows you well. Please have the reference touch on the following: provide a clear explanation of how you know the applicant, the skills and character you believe the applicant has that will be assets in the completion of this meditation training, the qualities that best suit them for undertaking this commitment; essentially the letter should be an endorsement of their preparedness to learn and commitment to the practice of meditation.
Are there prerequisites?
No. We just ask you come into the course with an open-mind, willingness to learn and to work kindly with others.