Category: Gompas


Tibetan Buddhist Gompas

Gompas or Gönpas (Tibetan: དགོན་པ།, dgon pa “remote place”, Sanskrit araṇya), also known as ling ( gling) The designs and interior details of gompas vary from region to region, they all have a central prayer hall furnished with a Buddha statue and benches that nuns...


Dalai Lama

His Holiness visited Spiti in June 2009 and gave a teaching to many locals who came from nearby valleys to see him. The newly built monastery which was inaugurated by His Holiness, stands on the spot where the old monastery known as Tenggyud Lhundrup Choekhor...

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