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About Namgyal

Welcome. In this section you will find general background information. To learn about our newest project, please visit the campaign for Dü Khor Choe Ling.

Overview of Namgyal Ithaca

Namgyal Monastery Institute of Buddhist Studies offers Western students the opportunity to study Tibetan Buddhism in an authentic monastic setting.

HH the Dalai Lama

Spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism and patron of Namgyal

Namgyal India

The history of Namgyal Monastery, past and present

Faculty & Staff

The Venerable Monks, teachers, and others behind Namgyal Ithaca

History of Buddhism

A primer on the long history of Buddhist culture and thought

Our Mission

The core mission, mandates, and values of Namgyal Ithaca


Frequently asked questions of students and friends