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Monasties in Tibet

SamYe Monastery, First monastery built in 8th century

Samye Monastery

Samye was built in the 8th century as the first monastery of Tibet. King Trisong Detsen tried to built it with the advice of the famous Indian abbot Shantarakshita. But many demons caused obstacles to prevent its construction. During the day time people worked hard to built, and...

Gyangtse Monastery

Gyangtse Monastery or Pelkor Choede monastery was founded in 1418 by Rabten Kunsang who was the head of Gyangtse Dzong, the historic region that corresponds generally to present-day counties. The castle was originally constructed by a grandson of King Langdarma whose name was...

The Norbu Lingka

The Norbu Lingka, or “Jewel park” is the summer palace for successive Dalai Lamas. In the 18th century the 7th Dalai Lama Kelsang Gyatso took treatment bath in a spring here and soon a palace was built for him,which is called the Kelsang Podrang. The is also a smaller...
TashiLhunpo Monastery, Seat of Panchen Lama

Tashi Lhunpo monastery

Tashi Lhunpo monastery was founded in 1447 by the 1th Dalai Lama “Gedun Drupa”. Gedun Drupa was one of the main disciples of master Tsongkhapa and this monastery is the biggest Gelugpa learning center in the Tsang region, or the present Shigatse, at the base of Nyeseri hill, that...

Sera monastery

Sera monastery is the second biggest Gelugpu learning center, founded in 1419 by Chamchen Choeje Sakya Yeshe at the base of the hill just north of Lhasa. Originally Tsongkhapa stayed in retreat in a hermitage above Sera monastery. There are three main colleges in Sera with many...

Tsurpu monastery

Tsurpu monastery was found by the first karmapa Dusum Kyenpo in 1189 when he was 80 years old. He was one of the students of Gampopa, the main disciple of Milarepa. Tsurpu is located about 80Kms in the hills north-west of Lhasa and is the mother monastery of Karma Kagyu school of...

Tradruk temple

Tradruk temple is located on the way from Tsetang to Yumbu Lagang and is one of the first Buddhist temples in the Tibet. It was built in the 7th century by King Songtsen Gampo around the same time as Ramoche and Jokhang. Tradruk means “Hawk and dragon” According to a legend,...

Potala Palace

The first palace was originally built in 7th century by King Songtsen Gambo after he moved the capital from Yarlung to Lhasa. It is built on the Red hill that is believed to be the abode of Avalokitesvara. But it was only in the 17th century that the Fifth Dalai Lama established...

Tedrom Nunnery

Tedrom Nunnery it is located just over 5Kilometers north-west of Drigung monastery, it had a powerful hotspring surrounded by majestic Rocky Mountains considered to conceal great treasures. In the eight century, the master Padmasambhava and his spiritual consort Yeshe Tsogyal...

Sakya monastery

Sakya monastery is located in the Sakya county of Shigatse prefecture and is one of the most impressive structures in Tibet. It was originally founded by Khon Konchog Gyalpo in 1073. The earth in this area is of a grey colour, so the monastery is called “GreyEarth” monastery....

Shalu Monastery

Shalu Monastery was founded by Sherap Jungne in the 11th century, but it was expanded in the 14th century by the famous Tibetan Buddhist scholar Buton Rinchen Drupa. He is considered as one of the three outstanding philosophers of Tibet along with Sakya Pandita and Master...

Drepung monastery

Drepung monastery is the biggest Gelugpa learning center and it is located o the slope of Gepel O-tse mountain just to the west of Lhasa city. It was founded in 1416 by Jamyang Choeje Tashi Palden who was one of the main disciples of master Tsongkhapa. The are four main Dratsang...
Ganden Monastery, Seat Geluk ( yellow head sects)

Ganden monastery

Ganden monastery wast built in 1409 by master Tsongkhapa on a hilltop about 35Km east of Lhasa. It is the first and the mother monastery of the Gelugpu school of Tibetan Buddhism. Tsongkhapa was born in the Tsongkhapa area of Amdo, the north-easter part of Tibet. He came to...

Yumbu Lakhang

Yumbu Lakhang was built in the second century B.C. For the first King of Tibet, “Nyatri Tsenpo” it is located on the southern side of Tsetang, the prefecture seat of Lhoka. Originally only the central building was built as a palace, but the chapels we can see now were constructed...
Jokhang Temple, Built by Brikuti, Nepalese wife of King songtsen Gampo

Jokhang temple

The Jokhang temple is located in the center of Lhasa city and is considered the most sacred Buddhist temple in Tibet. It was originally built for the statue of the Buddha called Jowo that was brought to Tibet by Brikuti Devi, the Nepalese wife of King Songtsen Gambo as her dowry....