National Network Of Buddhist Youth

presents

IBYC2023

Building a New Buddhist World:
United in Diversity

Date: 5-10 Feb 2023
Venue: Nagaloka Centre, Nagpur- India

A joint venture with European Triratna Youth Council

It’s an amazing opportunity to travel to the home of the Buddha and build friendships across our beautiful International Sangha.

Thanks for all the participants who have registered themselves for the IBYC2020!

Participants are requested to reach the venue on 16th Feb 2020. Registration process will start from 8.00am. The opening ceremony will be from 7.00pm onwards!
Venue Location Google Map Link: 
https://goo.gl/maps/Wq37tLPKnZgnGyg49

There will also be an opportunity to go on pilgrimage to key Buddhist sites in North India.

With IBYC2023 we wish to build strong worldwide young Buddhist community for building the future synergic youth movement to learn and spread dhamma in unique and participative way.

OBJECTIVES

  • To understand the wider perspective of Buddhist Art and culture, Social, historical, Dhammic and various other aspect of youth subjects of their countries.
  • Beholding and nurturing Dhammic values with young people around the world.
  • Cherishing the historic land of Dhamma forged by Emperor ASHOKA.
  • Exploring newer approaches to disseminating the Dhamma as a means to the creation of a better & happier world.
  • Networking with the International Organization for more synergic Dhamma movements for Liberty, Equality & Fraternity amongst participating nations.
  • Building a strong bond between NNBY, TYC and ETYC

AUDIENCES

  • Leaders and activists from NNBY-India.
  • Participants from Triratna Youth Council
  • Participants from European Triratna Youth Council
  • Young Triratna Order members and mitras from worldwide.
  • For people aged 18-40.
  • Anyone over the age limit will be given privileged entry based on their Organizational delegation and remuneration.
  • Participants are requested to follow all essential rules set by the organizing committee for safety & togetherness throughout the convention.

IBYC2023 FACILITATORS

For Indian Participants

Uttam Shetty: +91-98238 31113
Chetan Meshram: +91 99221 43599

For International Participants

Dh Ksantikara

IBYC2020 FAQ's

ESSENTIAL DATES

  • Registration last date: 31st December 2022
  • Retreat Charges payment last date for final confirmation: 15th January 2023
  • Arrival & Registration process: 5th Feb 2023 -6am onwards.
  • Opening Ceremony: 5th Feb 2023 -7pm onwards.
  • Closing ceremony: 9th Feb 2023 -7pm onwards.
  • Departure: 10th Feb 2023 -6am onwards before 12pm.

BASIC INFOs

  • Host:   National Network of Buddhist Youth (NNBY) India.
  • Co-host: European Triratna Youth Council
  • Basic language of the convention will be English. For Main talk Hindi translation will be done.

INTAKES

  • International Participants – 50
  • Indian participants – 200
  • Age limit – 18-40 years.
  • Online registration mandatory, no offline registrations will be entertained!

RETREAT CHARGES

  • Rs. 4000/- for Indian participants.
  • Rs. 17000/-( £180 approx) for International participants.
  • The charges covers food and accommodations.
  • Retreat Charges to be paid well in advance for final confirmation of your seats before 15th Jan 2023.
  • As we have limited seats, priorities will be given to those paying retreat charges in advance.
  • Non-refundable but transferable!

ACCOMMODATIONS

  • Decent accommodation along with breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided.
  • Separate living arrangements will be provided for girls.
  • Meals will be vegetarian.
  • As we will be renting out the hotel rooms and dormitories according to the retreat dates, so those who wish to come before the convention starts or stays after the convention ends will have to inform us well in advance before 30 Nov 2019. Extra charges will be applicable as per actual.

PRESENTATIONS

We are expecting presentations (PPT, videos or talks) from participants regarding their organization’s or center’s mission & vision as well as their view on developing the involvement of young people. It should be submitted to the media team on the first day itself of the convention.

PERSONAL BELONGINGS

  • Appropriate clothing for variable weather conditions (i.e. tops with sleeves and pants below knee length)
  • Personal toiletries and health-care products.
  • Medication as necessary

TRAVEL PLANS

  • International participants are expected to arrange their own air tickets to, and from, India.
  • We will offer a pick-up service from Gaya Airport/Railway station for large groups (Prior booking essential).
  • Participants are requested to give their travel itinerary well in advance to facilitate local travel arrangements.
  • Nearest International Airport: 
    Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Nagpur, Maharastra.
  • Nearest Railway Station:
    Nagpur Junction- 10 kilometers away from Nagaloka Center

Indian Registration Form

For any inquiry regarding registration kindly contact your area coordinators of NNBY 

Email us your queries at ibyc@nnby.org

Whatsapp us at  +91 9823831113

Important Guidelines​

Please note the following guidelines to be followed during the conventions.

  • Convention Dates: 5-10 Feb 2023
    • Arrival: 5 Feb 2023 – 6.00am onwards.
    • Departure: 10 Feb 2022 – before 9.00 am.
  • Retreat Contributions Rs. 17000/- (£180 approx) to be paid well in advance for International participant.
  • This amount does not includes the pilgrimage tour.
  • Fees once paid will not be refundable and will be considered as donation for the event if registration cancelled.
  • Intake Limit:
    • Indian Participants: 200
    • International Participants: 50
  • Age Limit: For people aged between 18-40
  • Basic language: English, Hindi
  • Accommodation:
    • Decent accommodation will be provided.
    • Separate living arrangements for male and female participants.
    • Please bring your own Blankets n bed-sheets.
  • As we will be renting out the hotel rooms and dormitories according to the retreat dates, so those who wish to come before the convention starts or stays after the convention ends will have to inform us well in advance before 30 Nov 2022. Extra charges will be applicable as per actual.
  • Food Facilities:
    • Veg Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided.
    • For any special diet on medical condition please inform the organizers.
  • Please bring your own Medication, Personal toiletries and health-care products as necessary.
  • For the health and comfort of all participants, smoking, drugs, alcohol or other intoxicants are strictly not permitted.
  • Mobiles strictly not allowed during the Conventions.
  • Participants are requested to follow all essential rules set by the organizing committee for safety & togetherness throughout the convention.
  • International Participants are requested to give their travel itinerary well in advance to facilitate local travel arrangements.