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Well known Tibetan Buddhist temples
Tibetan Buddhist temples are built by Tibetan Buddhist followers.
All decorations—plated statues, elaborate frescoes, and expensive silk hangings—are all bought and paid for by donations.
The following list contains only a portion of all Tibetan Buddhist Temples, as many of the Temples:
Palpung Monastery is the name of the congregation of monasteries and centers of the Tai Situpa lineage of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism as well as the name of the Tai Situ’s monastic seat in Derge, Kham. Palpung means “glorious union of study and practice”. It originated in the 12th century and wielded considerable religious and political influence over the centuries.
Bailin Temple (Beijing)
The Bailin Temple, also known as the “Monastery of the Cypress Grove”, is a Tibetan Buddhist temple and monastery located in Beijing, China.
Chenrezig Tibetan Buddhist Center of Philadelphia
The Chenrezig Tibetan Buddhist Center of Philadelphia (CTBC) is a Tibetan Buddhist temple located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The center was founded in 1991 by Geshe Losang Samten, a sand mandala artist who served as an attendant to the 14th Dalai Lama.
Erdene Zuu Monastery
The Erdene Zuu Monastery is probably the earliest surviving Buddhist monastery in Mongolia. Located in Övörkhangai Province, approximately 2 km north-east from the center of Kharkhorin and adjacent to the ancient city of Karakorum, it is part of the Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site.The monastery is affiliated with the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism.
Hainuke Temple, known as “Hainukedugang” in Mongolian and “Yinding Temple” (银顶寺) in Chinese, was a temple of Gelug from the time of the Dzungar Khanate.
Karma Deleg Chö Phel Ling is a vihara near the Dutch village of Hantum (Friesland).
Lukhang, formally Zongdag Lukhang is the name of a secret temple of Lozang Gyatso, 5th Dalai Lama. Three walls of the temple are covered with murals of yogis engaged in their exercises.One wall of murals illustrates a commentary by Longchenpa on a Dzogchen tantra Rigpa Rangshar, interpreted according to the 5th Dalai Lama’s experience of practice. The murals show characteristic visions of the secret practice of thödgal. Another wall shows eight manifestations of Guru Padmasambhava and eighty four main Mahasiddhas. The third wall illustrates positions and movements of Yantra Yoga.
Wood Valley Temple
Wood Valley Temple is a Tibetan Buddhist temple located five minutes above Pahala on the Big Island of Hawaii. Its Tibetan name is Nechung Dorje Drayang Ling.
Xita is a neighborhood in Shenyang, China.
The Yonghe Temple, also known as the Yonghe Lamasery, or popularly as the Lama Temple, is a temple and monastery of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism located in Dongcheng District, Beijing, China. The building and artwork of the temple is a combination of Han Chinese and Tibetan styles.