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Holistic Center Bowie, United States

17 reviews17

Diamond Mountain, Buddhist Retreat Center Multi Task Volunteer!!!

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This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
Connect with nature
11 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Expand your environmental consciousness
8 travelers felt they returned from this experience with a greater environmental consciousness
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Yoga classes
Take free yoga classes at our place.
Holistic Therapies
You can take part in any of our therapeutic activities for free.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Diamond Mountain is a Beautiful and Magical Buddhist Retreat Center, inspired in the Tradition of Je Tsongkapa, we offer to the world a place to go deep inside to deeply transform the outside! to volunteers we offer Philosophy Classes, Meditation, Yoga, Tibetan language for beginners, while connecting with a supportive community of practitioners Volunteer in hospitality/cleaning, maintenance, landscaping, cooking, or special event projects

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  • Intermediate English
  • Between 20 and 75 years old
  • Be from outside United States
  • United States Visa
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

Whats Not Included

Topics Not Included

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Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
1 month

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17 Reviews


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Hours & Tasks


Holistic Center


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How this experience will transform you

11 Get in touch with nature

8 Developing environmental awareness

8 Meeting international travelers

8 Developing social awareness

6 Meeting locals

5 Creating true social impact



It was a wonderful experience at the Diamond center and I hope to come back soon. I learned a lot and made friends for a lifetime! Very happy to have done this volunteer, and I already miss you everything.

24 days ago

United States


This was any first Worldpackers experience and I had so much fun! I stayed with Susan, the hospitality leader, and she was amazing! The valley itself is beautiful, as it’s full of wildlife and vegetation (at the time of my stay). I would totally recommend this opportunity for others! If you plan to stay for only a week, be sure to bring extra money for weekly trips to the grocery store.

25 days ago



This was my first experience in Worldpackers and it was life-changing. Diamond Mountain is a beautiful place with such an incredible team. For me it was absolute amazing every single second in there. Thank you everyone! I love you all ❤️

3 months ago

United States


Host and Team- everyone was so nice, energetic and welcoming with big smiles.

Position- When I applied I thought we were just going to build a small trail for the retreat but when they shared their plans on the trail it turned out the trail will be a world wide destination spot and I was honored to be apart of something so big.

WORK- it’s definitely what I expected when building a hiking trail. Everyone is so uplifting and energetic when working and let you take as many breaks as you need. Thing to bring would definitely be water good shoes and a hat
My overall experience was awesome

3 months ago

United States


Diamond Mountain is such a beautiful place, I had a great time volunteering here! All of the staff and volunteers were so welcoming and open-hearted. It was a blessing to hear about their rich life experiences and learn from them. I came not knowing much about buddhism, and I left with a brand new perspective and desire to explore the philosophy more. My favorite activities were the yoga sessions with Saci and dharma talks with Kat - two wonderful humans. This was a great place to get in touch with nature and with myself. I highly recommend Diamond Mountain! And I hope to be back soon :)

4 months ago

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