Monastic Education


Monastery Education Directory

 

Below is our ever-expanding* list of monasteries that offer supplementary education in secular subjects. To learn more about a school, click on the name and you will be forwarded to another page with more details and contact information.

*If you have a program you’d like us to include on this list, email info@middlewayeducation.org.

Nepal

Arya Tara School, Nepal
Founder and Spiritual Lead Ani Choying Drolma
Lineage Kagyu/Nyingma

Benchen Primary School, Nepal
Founder and Spiritual Lead S.E. Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche / Ven. Tenga Rinpoche
Lineage Kagyu

Karma Lekshey Ling School, Nepal
Founder and Spiritual Lead Choje Lama Phuntsok / Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche
Lineage Kagyu

Mount Everest School, Nepal
Founder and Spiritual Lead Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Lineage Gelug

Pema Ts’al, Nepal
Founder and Spiritual Lead H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama / H.H. the 41st Sakya Trizin
Lineage Nonsectarian

Samtenling School (Mahayana Buddhist Progressive Education Centre), Nepal
Founder and Spiritual Lead Yongzen Yeshi Gyaltsen
Lineage Gelug

Shechen Tennyi Dargyeling Monastery/Shechen Mahaboudha Vidyalaya, Nepal
Founder and Spiritual Lead  Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche / 7th Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche
Lineage Nyingma

Shelkar Monastic School, Nepal
Founder and Spiritual Lead Pang Lotsawa Lodoe Tenpa / H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama
Lineage Gelug

Shree Mangal Dvip School, Nepal
Founder and Spiritual Lead Thrangu Rinpoche
Lineage Kagyu

Tek Chok Ling Nunnery, Nepal
Founder and Spiritual Lead Khenpo Tsültrim Gyamtso Rinpoche
Lineage Kagyu

Tergar Ösel Ling Center for Transformative Learning, Nepal
Founder and Spiritual Lead Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
Lineage Kagyu/Nyingma

Tibet/China

Dzongsar Khamje Shedra, Tibet/China
Founder and Spiritual Lead Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo / Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche
Lineage Rimé ‎

Rigul School and Shedra, Tibet/China
Founder and Spiritual Lead Ringu Tulku Rinpoche
Lineage Kagyu

Bhutan

Chökyi Gyatso Institute, Bhutan
Founder and Spiritual Lead Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche / Drubgyud Tenzin Rinpoche
Lineage Rimé

Karma Drubdey Nunnery, Bhutan
Founder and Spiritual Lead Khenpo Tsültrim Gyamtso Rinpoche
Lineage Kagyu

Pema Choling Institute, Bhutan
Founder and Spiritual Lead Gangteng Tulku Rinpoche
Lineage Nyingma

Phajoding Monastery Project, Bhutan
Founder and Spiritual Lead Phajo Drugom Zhigpo / Lama Namgay Tenzin
Lineage Kagyu

Shechen Orgyen Chodzong Nunnery, Bhutan
Founder and Spiritual Lead Dilgo Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche and Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche
Lineage Nyingma

India

Dolma Ling Nunnery and Institute, India
Founder The Tibetan Nuns Project
Lineage Nonsectarian

Drepung Gomang School, India
Founder and Spiritual Lead Jamyang Choeje / H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama / 80th Abbot H.E. Khen Rinpoche Geshe Lobsang Gyaltsen
Lineage Gelug

Drikung Kagyu Institute, India
Founder and Spiritual Lead H.H. Drikung Kyabgön Chetsang / H.H. Drikung Kyabgön Chungtsang
Lineage Kagyu

Dzongsar Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö Institute (DKCLI), India
Founder Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche / Khenpo Choying Dorjee
Lineage Rimé

Gyuto School, India
Founder and Spiritual Lead Jetsun Kunga Dhondup / H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama
Lineage Gelug

Karma Drubgyu Thargay Ling (Tilokpur) Nunnery, India
Founder and Spiritual Lead Freda Bedi / H.H. the 17th Karmapa
Lineage Kagyu

Namgyal Monastery, India
Founder and Spiritual Lead H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama
Lineage Gelug

Ngayur Sangchen Pemayangtse Tholop Legshed Ling Shedra, India
Founder and Spiritual Lead Lhatsun Namkha Jigmed / H.H. Yangthang Rinpoche
Lineage Nyingma

Palyul Choekhorling Lower Secondary School, India
Founder and Spiritual Lead Ven. Rigo Tulku Rinpoche
Lineage Nyingma

Rumtek Dharma Chakra Center, India
Founder and Spiritual Lead H.H. the 16th Gyalwang Karmapa / Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche and Khenpo Tsültrim Gyamtso Rinpoche
Lineage Kagyu

Sakya College for Nuns, India
Founder and Spiritual Lead His Holiness the Sakya Trizin
Lineage Sakya

Serkong School, India
Founder and Spiritual Lead Yeshe-Ö / Serkong Tsenshap Rinpoche
Lineage Gelug

Myanmar

Phaung Daw Oo Integrated Monastic Education School, Myanmar
Founder and Spiritual Lead Ven. U Nayaka
Lineage Theravada

 

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