Deomali is a small town situated on the boarder of Assam in Arunachal Pradesh in Tirap district which is one of the most backward districts in the state. The local people and leaders requested to start a branch of Mahabodhi in Deomali and Venerable Acharya Buddharakkhita responded positively and started the center.
At present there is a meditation hall where regular discourses are conducted for the local people
Mahabodhi Maitri hostel houses 20 deserving boys from remote areas and the number is increasing.
A plot of land measuring 10 acres has been acquired and it will be developed into an educational institution as and when the funds are available.