Thrangu Tashi Yangtse monastery, located close to and facing the Namo Buddha is a monastery situated on top of a hill. It was founded in 1979 by Thrangu Rinpoche. It is a major pilgrimage and one of the most important holy places. This place is a home to more than 250 monks coming here to receive training in ritual practices, study Dharma and learn and write Tibet and English.
The older monks take yearly learning from different jobs such as Discipline master, Shrine keepers, monastery management, taking care of the young monks, teaching other monks and even tasks like cleaning, cooking and driving.
This huge architecture has several other buildings surrounding it encompassing different complexes. This monastery supports many environment related activities and has come up with various projects to support it. The best time to visit this place is during the celebration of Kartik purnima and Buddha jayanti. The celebrations are over the top and witnesses hundreds of people.
Till date this monastery has produced 22 full trained lamas and seven qualified khenpos.
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Historical, Heritage, Pilgrimage
Nepali, Tibetan and English