The Institute offers a wide range of retreats to increase your physical, emotional and spiritual state of well being. While most of the activities are based in the study and practise of Tibetan Buddhism, the Institute also offers a large variety of classes based on other spiritual traditions. There is also the opportunity to study cognitive sciences, psychology, and even education programs for children. The institute also teaches courses on caring for the environment and alternative medicine. Beyond all that, the monastery also gives classes to help people suffering from disease or those preparing for passing away.The Institute is always open to the public and also offers a shop. The amazing little shop sells spiritual items, books, CDs, Tibetan symbols, clothing and much more! Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa (Buddhist Monastery) Via Poggiberna, 15 56040 Pomaia – Pisa Tel. 050 – 685654 www.iltk.org Article provided by The Tuscan Magazine.