The goal of Scholastic Institute Chokyi Gyaltsen (SICGU, pronounce see-gyu) is to establish a Buddhist University in Connecticut, US while expanding our online study programs. Our University assists the needs of all who are interested in attaining comprehensive insight into the teachings, develop debate in philosophy and engage in various discourses. Thus we believe that our work will benefit many generations to come

Scholastic Institute Chokyi Gyaltsen (SICGU) is dedicated to preservation and dissemination of Tibetan Buddhist study and meditation in accordance to the Nalanda tradition, following the advice of His Holiness Dalai Lama and the lineage of Sera Jey Monastic University. We are providing scriptural commentaries expounding the intended meaning of the Buddha’s doctrine and teachings on these vast and difficult to understand philosophy.



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