The Dalai Lama

About Namgyal Monastery in India

Namgyal Monastery is the personal monastery of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. We are located in Dharamshala, India. We hope you enjoy our site and find it useful and informative.

After the invasion of Tibet and Lhasa by Communist Chinese in 1959, His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama and approximately one hundred thousand Tibetans, including fifty-five Namgyal monks, fled into the neighbouring countries of Nepal, Bhutan and India. His Holiness then re-established Namgyal Monastery in India. Namgyal Monastery was rebuilt near the residence of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamshala, and has managed to continue its program of studies and ritual practices under the very guidance of His Holiness.Read More……