Mindroling Monastery

Location

Zhanang County, Shannan, Tibet.

Reasons to visit

Ancient monastery.

Our Ratings

Opening Hours

  • 9:00a.m.~6:00p.m.

Located on the east of Zanang River, Mindroling Monastery (Chinese name: 敏珠林寺) is one of the six most famous Tibetan Buddhism monasteries of the Nyingmapa Sect. The monastery was originally built in the late 10th century and has been renovated several times. The studies of astronomy and calendared calculation are stressed in the temple. Besides that, the monastery also works on presiding over the compilation of the Tibetan calendar and Tibetan books.



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