About Kopan Monastery

Kopan is a near Boudhanath, on the outskirts of , . It is a member of the (FPMT), an international network of Gelugpa centers, and once served as its headquarters.

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Gelug Monasteries – The heart of the Tibetan philosophy

The Gelug is the newest of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. It was founded by Je Tsongkhapa (1357–1419), a Tibetan philosopher, tantric yogi and lama and further expanded and developed by his disciples. Tsongkhapa founded the monastery of Ganden in 1409 as his main seat. was founded by Jamyang Choje, Sera Monastery was founded by Chöje Shakya Yeshe, and was founded by Gyalwa Gendün Drup, the 1st Dalai .
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People & places associated with the FPMT foundation

The Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) was founded in 1975 by Lamas and , who began teaching Buddhism to Western students in Nepal. The FPMT has grown to encompass over 160 Dharma centers, projects, and services in 37 countries. Since the death of Lama Yeshe in 1984, the FPMT's spiritual director has been Lama Zopa . FPMT maintains a number of charitable projects, including funds to build .
Bokar Monastery, Mirik, India

10 Buddhist Monastery around Kathmandu

started after the birth of Lord , the founder of himself. was born in , at the Kingdom of Kapilbasthu as a Prince nearly around 500BC. He then left the palace in search of . Gradually, after his enlightenment, Buddhism became a presiding in the northern areas of the country. also started growing in mostly the central part of Nepal. Ethnic groups from .
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11 Monasteries around Kathmandu Valley

There are many , , and around valley some of them are listed below: Kopan MonasterySwayambhunath StupaThrangu Tashi Choling MonasteryShechen MonasteryNamobuddha monasterySeto GumbaBouddhanath MonasteryCharumati StupaSeto Machhendranath TempleTharlam MonasteryShree Ghah Gumba Kopan Monastery is located in Kathmandu . Kopan Monastery is a  monastery near . In this monastery, the ceremony is held with or in an auspicious day and the and are purified with perfume and incense. The will .

All you need to know about consecration of Thangkas and Mandalas

and painting process process is very difficult and time-consuming. To sketch the figures in a Thangka and mandala, the must be an expert in the measurements and proportions of different deities. There are thousands of different deities in . Generating a pure motive Canvas preparation Foundation line drawing Mixing the paint Painting brush making Painting Redrawing and Details Shading and final painting Gold application Opening the eye of .