Gyuto School, India

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Gyuto School

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

Address: P.O. Sidhbari, Dharamsala, 176057 Distt Kangra, India
Phone: +91 (1892)-236-154


The Gyuto school, founded in 2005, is located within the Gyuto Monastery complex. The classrooms are used by both young monks in first through fifth grade, and Geshes undergoing the complete studies on advanced Buddhism. English and Science are mandatory subjects, with the sole aim of enriching the monks with traditional education while making sure they become part of the modernized world.

The Gyuto Monastery is one of the most famous monasteries in Tibet and specializes in the study of Tantric meditation, Tantric ritual arts and Buddhist philosophy. The Gyuto monks practice the major Tantric texts such as Guhyasamaja, Chakrasamvara and Yamantaka and have passed these lineages on to the younger generation of monks for over 500 years without disruption. Students learn the same text books used in all other modern schools in India while also studying Tibetan grammar and history. In the morning they memorize the monastic prayers and texts.

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