Rato Monastery alias Rato Dratsan or Mundgod Tibetan Monastery

Rato Monastery or Rato Dratsang is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery situated at Mundgod in Karnataka state, India. This Monastery or monastic university follows the Gelug or “Yellow Hat” tradition. Rato Monastery was a major Monastery in Tibet and was reestablished at Mundgod, a Tibetan Settlement in Karnataka after the Tibetan uprising in 1959. Tibetan monks…

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Dharamsala, Central Tibetan Administration HQ and Hill station

Dharamsala

Dharamsala or Dharamshala, The Central Tibetan Administration Headquarters and Hill station town, is in Himachal Pradesh, India. Dharamshala is at a distance of 18 kilometers from Kangra, the district head quarters. McLeodGanj town, Central Tibetan Administration Headquarters and Hill station in Dharamsala – Image Courtesy : Wikimedia Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama, established Dharamshala as…

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