Tashi Kyil 2013 USA Tour
In 2013 in
partnership with the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center in
Bloomington, Indiana, seven monks from Labrang Tashi Kyil Monastery in
Dehra Dun, India are touring the United States to teach the Dharma,
educate the public about the culture and religion of Tibet, and
raise much needed funds for their monastery.
interested in having the monks visit your college, university,
organization or center, please
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Monks Creating Mandala of
the destruction of the original Labrang Tashikyil Monastery in Amdo,
Tibet, Venerable Gunthang Tsultrim and other exiled monks rebuilt their
monastery in Dehra Dun, India in1967. To the present day, the
chanting styles, rituals, practices, and self initiations are preserved
just as they were in Mejung Thosamling College in Labrang Tashikyil in
Amdo. In addition to Dharma studies, the monastery offers
in Tibetan grammar and English.
When Arjia Rinpoche,
the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center, was Abbot of Kumbum
Monastery in Amdo, Tibet, before he left in 1998, Kumbum and Labrang
Tashikyil Monastery (also located in Amdo, Tibet) worked closely
together serving Tibetan Buddhists in the
monasteries are members of the Gelugpa Sect of Tibetan Buddhism.
Arjia Rinpoche is now Director of Kumbum Chamtse Ling in
and Labrang Tashikyil is a refugee moanstery in Dhra Dun, India.
Both current monasteries wish to continue to work together to
teach the public about the culture and religion of Tibet.
2011, 7 monks from Labrang Tashikyil came to the USA and
conducted a three-month tour: September to November 20.
They visited universities, colleges, dharma centers, and
interested organizations teaching the public about the religion and
culture of Tibet. They gratefully accepted donations to
refugee monastery in Dehra Dun, India. They are anxious to
greet again their friends and sponsors.
Stupa for World Peace and Harmony at the TMBCC