• "Worth every penny for the fun, the new friendships, a deepening of personal awareness and the view of 2500 years of Buddhist history which was found by going off the beaten track"

"Restores Joie de Vivre!"

-- Amanda Root, Academic, U.K.


  • "Taking this pilgrimage with Shantum was nourishing on so many levels - it will offer food for thought for many months to come"

-- Renate Kempf, U.S.A.

  • "The Ancient Buddhist Monasteries was my first trip to India. A friend had told me that the best way to go to India would be with Shantum Seth. He was right! We travelled comfortably enfolded in a protective sangha of mindful fellow travelers, knowledgeable guides and wonderful teachers. I saw a vast swath of India while learning about Buddhism and myself.”

"Thank you to the whole team for a fabulous introduction to India.”

“Great introduction to India, to Buddhist practice, history , wonderful fellow pilgrims. Excellent, excellent guides so I learnt a lot. Excellent teachers, & teachingsmeditation practice, leaders, sangha.”

-- Gail Osherenko, Santa Barbara, U.S.A.


  • “The only way to see India is through the eyes of Shantum Seth of Eleven Directions. You won’t find this India on any other tour.”

--Tricia Searcy, U.S.A.


  • “Shantum & Buddhapath have taught me so much about Buddhism and India in a loving environment.”

--Jan Fenty, Retired, U.S.A.


  • “A deep bow to all involved”

--Phil Fenty, U.S.A.


  • This is my second trip to India & pilgrimage. Looking to do it again. It is so well done-hesitate to find what else is to be done. Well, well done.”

--Phil Fenty, U.S.A.


  • “ED (Eleven Directions) is a most extraordinary company. Without hesitation, I can recommend them. If you want to travel to India in a way that respects the people and the culture, with spirit and heart – choose ED.”

--Valerie Brown, Attorney/Lobbyist, U.S.A.


  • “I am looking at the world through a different window now.”

-- Mary Pesch, Retd., U.S.A.


  • “Wonderful journey. I look forward to the next one.”

--Jai Varadaraj (Kumbh Journey)


  • “This is my India”

--Deborah Coulson


  • “This journey was a spiritual awakening.”

--Natalie A. Pompos, Student, Phillips Exeter Academy, U.S.A.



  • “Thank you – this trip was fantastic. I came to see & learn about India but ended up learning about myself as well.”

--David Gulick, Faculty, Phillips Exeter Academy, U.S.A.



  • “Special journey full of people & places, I would not have found on my own.”

--Anna Oneglia, Painter


  • “Beautifully facilitated. Excellent on all accounts.”

--Sally Scoville, Retd. Chef, Master Gardener



  • “This journey was so much more than I expected and I expected a lot. The places we visited, the people I met, my fellow travelers and Shantum (a prince!) were all magical. I didn’t want it to end and can’t wait to come again. Thank you.”

--Michael Trim, Cinematographer, Los Angeles, USA

  • “A journey through the land where the Buddha lived, sitting under trees with sights and sounds that would have accompanied his path, with a teacher who brings the teachings to life, made for an unforgettable experience.”

--Anne Arnold, Homeopath


  •  “Living, learning and laughing with the Buddha and each other.”

--Anna Webster, Retd.


  • “Eleven Directions has opened the door to India providing a fascinating & compelling journey that opened my eyes to the many wonders of this country.”

--Tina Safford, Student, Phillips Exeter Academy, U.S.A.


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