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Eleven Directions Day Tours

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Address: 309 - B | Gautam Buddha Nagar, Noida 201301, India

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2017 Myanmar with Shantum Seth and Stephen Batchelor

This was my second tour with Eleven Directions and I am eager for a third! It is a unique way to travel mixed with daily meditations, dharma teachings, and reflection circles. We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Bellingham, WA
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Bellingham, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was my second tour with Eleven Directions and I am eager for a third! It is a unique way to travel mixed with daily meditations, dharma teachings, and reflection circles. We travelled from Yagon to Mandalay, Inle Lake, river cruised the Irrawaddy River to Bagan where we had a two day optional retreat with Stephen Batchelor. Then onto the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a 12 day tour of Myanmar in which we visited multiple sites (Yangon, Inle Lake, Mandalay, Bagan, and Kyaikhtiyo) with a myanmarese guide (who spoke English perfectly well), focusing on the pagodas, stupas, temples, and Buddhist heritage (but not exclusively). There were talks given by Stephen Batchelor and optional group meditations and discussions. The trip was organized by... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Any moment you can spend with Eleven Directions will be extraordinary. I was lucky enough to have a day with Shantum in Delhi and not only was it an incredible window into the city, it was a deeply profound and transformative experience. Shantum is a incredible teacher and person, I cherish the time we had and I could not have... More 

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

I had the opportunity to take a week's journey with Eleven Directions to visit the Dalai Lama in his home Dharmasala. As you can imagine, I was very excited. I have been on many retreats, so I figured I was ready for anything. Plus, this retreat came very highly rated. And, being a retreat centered on Buddha/mindfulness, it was hard... More 

Thank Jonathan1776
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Any visit to India would be eye-opening, but t​o steep in the wisdom of the Dharma and the embrace of Sangha over a prolonged retreat in India​ allowed for true personal transformation​.​

Thank Tiffany C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

I wrote a previous review about Eleven Directions when i was in early phases of my Buddhist Pilgrimage planning. Staff had already shown their caring and support for people seeking this special kind of visit to India. I had many questions - and some anxiousness- since I'd not previously been out of country. All were met with compassion; emails answered... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

This has been a truly memorable and magnificent journey of the soul to the Buddha's heartland under the skilful guidance of Dharmacharya Shantum Seth and his remarkable, efficient support staff. We visited every major place of significance in Gautama Buddha's life, literally in his footsteps. The journey has been so powerful on so many different levels, spiritually, relationships, camaraderie and... More 

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Winchester, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2015

I am not sure if this is acceptable since I've not even taken my trip yet, but am so happy I had to write. I have never been out of the US but my heart longs to go on a Buddhist Pilgrimage. Looked on Trip Advisor and Eleven Directions had good reviews so I reached out to them. Wow!! The... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013

I have been on three tours with this company, each one better than the last. Shantum Seth is not only informative but a warm, wonderful person filled with information and anecdotes. Besides the day tours of Delhi, I have also gone with him on of his Footsteps of the Buddha tours. The size of the tours is perfect, maybe a... More 

5 Thank MrMTrim
Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2013

I've gone with Shantum and the Eleven Directions folks on many journeys. He is a wealth of information and a master at navigating the most challenging situations with great ease. Watching him plan for the arrivals and departures of people joining on the journeys as well as ever changing situations is amazing. He often finds himself in the company of... More 

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