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Mysterious Himachal

Land of God & Faith

The Main Jonang Takten Phuntsok – Sanjauli Shimla

Tibetan Buddhist monks holding ceremonial scarfs stand in a line to welcome their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, fourth left, as he arrives at the Jhonang Takten Phuntsok Choeling monastery in Shimla, India, Tuesday, March 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Tenzin Choejor)

Amdo Lama Jinpa started the Jonang Takten Phuntsok Chosling Cultural society somewhat outside the town at Sanjauli in 1963.

Simla is capital of the Indian government state Himachal Pradesh as well as bases on 7 Himalayan foothills. The city’s highest point goes to 2,454 metres. Amdo Lama Jinpa started the Jonang Takten Phuntsok Chosling Cultural society somewhat outside the town at Sanjauli in 1963.

More than 100 monks presently live at this Monastery. They are from Tibet, from various other Himalayan nations, from Mongolia, as well as one is a Belgian. The goal of Jonang Monastery is to help the monks at strengthening in the merits of Buddhist technique so as to serve the community and the world.

The Jonang Taken Phutsok Choeling Monastery is the just one of its kind in India, the various other being just in Amro, Tibet. It was founded by Lama Jimpa in 1963. It was originally called Sangey Choeling. On sixth July, 1990, the Monastery was gifted to The Dalai Lama when he visited it, in Shimla. He cared for it for 7 years as well as in 1997, H.H. Dalai Lama in order to protect the method of Kalachakra or the followers of the 6 Unions, the inherent Tantra as well as the only institution that protects it in India as well as Tibet, he designated H.H. Khalka Jetsun dhampa, head of this Jonang institution. In all of India and also Tibet, there are just 2 of these, one right here in Sanjauli, the various other in Tibet.