Monks and Nuns

Buddhist Monasteries and Nunneries for the study and practice of the 3 Yanas.

  • Monasteries and Nunneries
    When Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche and his sons came to Nepal, they made Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling monastery their main seat. Over the years, other monasteries, temples and retreat centers have appeared and prospered under Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche's guidance.
  • Monlam - Aspiration Prayer
    Monlam is a prayer service offered by the monks and nuns of the Shedrub Mandala. You can request Buddhist prayers and pujas for yourself or others, and our monks and nuns will perform them in your name.


Buddhist Philosophy, Himalayan languages and holistic education.

  • Rangjung Yeshe Institute
    Rangjung Yeshe Institute (RYI) offers undergraduate and post-graduate degrees in Buddhist Studies through Kathmandu University. Other related programs are also offered on-campus and online. Founded by Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche as an institution of higher learning for those wishing to deepen their understanding of Buddhist philosophy and practice, RYI can be regarded as the Buddhist equivalent of a divinity school or seminary where spiritual practice is an integral part of the daily experience.
  • Wisdom International
    Wisdom International is an educational project envisioned by Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche. Embracing Buddhist values, the future school will deliver education of the highest international standard from grades 1 through 12. It is currently in its planning and preparation phase.

Online Dharma

Tibetan Buddhist Teachings, Meditations and Resources – online.

  • DharmaSun
    DharmaSun offers Rinpoche's famous Saturday Talks, the annual November seminars, teachings and advice to a global audience. Dharmasun also features Tara’s Triple Excellence, a daily online meditation program that guides one step-by-step along the path to enlightenment.
  • Rangjung Yeshe Institute
    Rangjung Yeshe Institute (RYI) provides various online courses in Buddhist philosophy and Himalayan languages. RYI’s online self-study courses are open to anyone - from those new to the study of Buddhism to those interested in deepening their experience of study and practice. RYI also collaborates with the Tsadra Foundation on their eDharma courses for mobile devices.


International Centers 
for Buddhist Studies and Meditation.

  • Gomde
    Gomde centers, located all over the world, are conducive environments for the study and practice of the Buddha Dharma under the guidance of Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche and other qualified teachers. You can find a Gomde in Austria, Denmark, England, Malaysia, Russia, Scotland and the United States of America.
  • Dharma House
    Local Dharma houses are organized by open-minded and authentic sangha members to inspire compassion and insight in their area. A Dharma House serves as a place where sangha members can find a community, or where novices can meet with more experienced practitioners and teachers who can guide them in their personal Dharma practice. You can find a Dharma House in Israel, Austria, Sweden, Mexico ....


Translation and Publications of Buddhist classics, treatises and contemporary teachings.

  • Dharmachakra Translation Committee
    Inspired by the vision, commitment and magnificent achievements of past Buddhist translators, the Dharmachakra Translation Committee is dedicated to making classical Buddhist literature available to modern readers in their native languages.
  • Rangjung Yeshe Publications
    Based on the oral teachings of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche and his spiritual sons, this line of books, primarily translated by Erik Pema Kunsang, is dedicated to presenting high quality translations of authentic Buddhist literature. Rangjung Yeshe Publications also provides commentaries by contemporary Buddhist masters of the Tibetan tradition, especially in the realms of Mahamudra and Dzogchen.
  • Translator Training Program
    Rangjung Yeshe Institute offers an intensive twelve-month-long translator training program designed to prepare students to serve as oral interpreters from Tibetan to English for basic Buddhist teachings. Graduates of the program currently work in many Dharma communities all around the world, including Dharmachakra Translation Committee and 84000.

End of Yarney summer retreat

Today marks the last day of the monastic summer retreat - Yarney. After circumambulating the…
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