Ganden Monastery

Ganden Monastery

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ganden Monastery (also Gaden or Gandain) or Ganden Namgyeling is one of the 'great three' Gelukpa university monasteries of Tibet, located at the top of Wangbur Mountain, Tagtse County, 36 kilometers ENE from the Potala Palace in Lhasa, at an altitude of 4,300m. (The other two 'great monasteries' are Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery.) Its full name is Ganden Namgyal Ling (dga' ldan rmam rgyal gling). Ganden means "joyful" and is the Tibetan name for Tu ita, the heaven where the bodhisattva Maitreya is said to reside. Namgyal Ling means "victorious temple."show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135919261
  • 9786135919264