Service-Study Application

Land of Medicine Buddha is Tibetan Buddhist Center in the Gelugpa tradition, dedicated to healing and developing a good heart. We are part of an international organization, FPMT (Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition), founded by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche. We host a wide array of Buddhist teachings and retreats, as well as facility rentals.

The purpose of the service-study program is to provide a supportive environment where one can serve, grow and learn in relation to the Dharma as well as meeting LMB’s staffing needs during the busier seasons. Thank you for your interest in the Service-Study Program.

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    Your Name *
    first and last

    Your Email *

    Your Telephone Number *

    Your Current Address *

    Dates you are applying for:

    What interests you about participating in LMB's Service-Study Program? *

    What are your hopes for and expectations of this experience? *

    What is your experience with Buddhist practice or philosophy or other spiritual traditions? *

    Have you had an experience living and working in the same location? *
    If so, please explain what you found difficult and what you found rewarding.

    Please list and/or explain any vocational skills that you possess which might contribute to LMB's
    Things such as carpentry, housekeeping experience, computer skills, kitchen work, etc.

    All jobs in the Service-Study Program require the ability to lift 50 pounds and engage in physical,
    repetitive activity. Are you capable of meeting these requirements?

    Living and working at LMB requires the ability to be to handle highly stressful situations, both in
    a living and working environment. Please explain how you handle highly stressful situations.

    The kitchen at LMB is a vegetarian facility. Do you have any difficulties with a vegetarian diet?

    All people who live and work at LMB are asked to adhere to the 5 Lay Precepts. The Precepts are to refrain from killing, lying, stealing, engaging in sexual misconduct, and taking intoxicants (including alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana) while on the Land. Are you willing to abide by these precepts? *

    References *
    Please provide the name, phone number, and email address of two people, not related to you, whom you have known for at least two years.

    Additional Information
    Please use this space to give any further explanation about the above questions or other things you think we should know. Thank you.

    Did you complete this application yourself? *