Shedrub Development Fund

“A thousand candles can be lit from a single candle…” – The Buddha

  • A Place of Learning & Contemplation: Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery

    KA-NYING SHEDRUB LING MONASTERY was built in Kathmandu, Nepal in 1976 by the great Tibetan Buddhist master Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, and was one of the first Tibetan Buddhist monasteries ever constructed in Kathmandu. It is strategically located just behind the Great Stupa at Boudhanath – a centuries-old Buddhist pilgrimage site and the “living heart” of Tibetan culture in the Kathmandu Valley.

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  • The Buddha's Birthplace: Pal Thubten Shedrub Ling Monastery

    The Buddha was born in what is now Lumbini, Nepal more than 2,500 years ago. Today, Lumbini is one of the four great Buddhist pilgrimage places, and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Inspired by the vision of Kyabje Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, in 2011 construction began here on a huge monastery, Pal Thubten Shedrub Ling (Thousand Buddha Temple). When completed, it will accommodate more than a thousand monks and nuns, and serve lay practitioners from around the world. Click here to learn more about the project.

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  • Strengthening Our Tibetan Roots: Drong Monastery

    Drong monastery is located in Nakchukha, Central Tibet. Before the Chinese occupation, Drong monastery was home to more than 500 monks and lamas. The monastery was destroyed during the Cultural Revolution, but is currently being rebuilt with the support of local and international patrons.

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