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Monastic Centers of the Kagyu Lineage

This page lists the Kagyu monasteries in India and Nepal. (NOTE: If your monastery is missing from this list, please contact us through the Kagyu Office email contact form by clicking here.)

The main seat of
H.H. the Gyalwang Karmapa
and the lineage in exile.

Dharma Chakra Centre
P.O. Rumtek Monastery
East Sikkim - 737 135
INDIA

Additional information at www.rumtek.org

INDIA: (International Dialing Code for India
is 91)

   SIKKIM: (Sikkim Dialing Code is 3592)

  • Karmae Shri Nalanda Institute
    For Higher Buddhist Studies
    P.O. Rumtek Monastery
    East Sikkim - 737 135
    INDIA
    Tel: Office:- (91) (3592) 52253
          Student wefare comittee: (91) (3592) 52234
          Library : (91) (3592) 52278


  • Drubde Yiwong Samten Ling
    Traditional Three Year Retreat Center
    Dharma Chakra Centre
    P.O. Rumtek Monastery
    East Sikkim - 737 135
    INDIA

  • Palchen Chokhor Ling
    New Raloag Monastery
    South Sikkim,
    INDIA
    - His Eminence Goshir Gyaltsap Rinpoche

  • Pal Karmae Zurmang Shedup Chokhoring
    Gangtok, Lingdum,
    East Sikkim, INDIA
    Tel: (91) (3592) 29612 / 29615
    Fax: (91) (3592) 29614 / 29613
    Mobile: 91-98320-51887
    Email: zurmang@dte.vsnl.net.in (India only) or gharwang@zurmangkagyud.org
    website: www.zurmangkagyud.org
    - Ven. Zurmang Garwang Rinpoche

  • Karma Thubten Tashi Chokhor Ling
    Phodong Monastery
    Dist. Mangan,
    North Sikkim, INDIA

  • Kagyu Drubgyu Chokhor Ling
    P.O. Box Sang
    Mangli Bazar, East Sikkim
    INDIA

  • Karmae Chokhor Dechen Nunnery
    P.O. Rumtek Monastery
    Via Ranipul
    East Sikkim 737 135
    INDIA

  • Karma Rabten Ling Monastery
    P.O. Ralang, Namlung Baisty
    Via Ranvangla Bazar
    South Sikkim
    INDIA

  • Ralong Kagyu Gonpa
    P.O. Ralong
    South Sikkim,
    INDIA

  • Phodong Kagyu Gonpa
    P.O. Phodong
    North Sikkim,
    INDIA

  • Sang Kagyu Gonpa
    P.O. Sang
    Via Ranipool, East Sikkim
    INDIA

   HIMACHAL PRADESH: (H.P. State Dialing Code is 1894)

  • Palpung Institute,
    P.O. Bhattu,
    Baijnath, Distt. Kangra,
    Himachal Pradesh - 176125
    INDIA
    Tel: (91) (1894) 63013 & 63758
    Fax: (91) (1894) 62234
    Email: office@sherabling.org
    Website: www.metrocabuk.co.uk/main.htm
    - His Eminence Chamgön Tai Situpa Rinpoche

  • Sherab Ling Institute of Buddhist Studies,
    P.O. Bhattu,
    Baijnath, Distt. Kangra,
    Himachal Pradesh - 176125
    INDIA
    www.sherabling.org

  • Karma Drubgyu Thargay Ling
    Mahayana Buddhist Nunnery
    P.O. Tilokpur 176 225
    INDIA

  • Tashicholing Mahayana Monastery
    V.& P.O.Rarang
    Dist Kinnaur,
    Himachal Pradesh, INDIA

   WEST BENGAL: (W.B. State Dialing Code is 3554)

  • Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling
    P.O. Mirik 734214,
    District Darjeeling
    WB, INDIA
    Tel: (91) (3554) 43210 / 43575
    - Venerable Bokar Choktrul Rinpoche

  • Kagyu Thekchen Ling Monastery
    Lava Bazaar (Town),
    P.O. Lava Kalimpong,
    Distt. Darjeeling
    WB, INDIA
    - H.E. Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche

  • Samdrup Thargyay Ling
    P.O. Sonoda 734 219
    Dist. Darjeeling
    WB, INDIA
    - The Very Venerable Kalu Rinpoche

   UTTAR PRADESH: (U.P. State Dialing Code is 542)

  • Vajra Vidya Institute
    Gen. Director: Tashi Tsewang Kajoohe
    Sarnath Varanasi U.P. INDIA
    Tel: (91) (542) 585-944 / 587-327
    - The Very Venerable Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche

  • Tashi Thongmon Vihara
    Kagyupa Monastery Tibetan Colony
    Clement Town Dehra Dun U.P. 248 002
    INDIA

   JAMU & KASHMIR: (LADAKH):

  • Karma Dupgyud Choeling
    P.O. Box 10
    Leh, Laddakh 194101
    Via Chandigarn Jammu-Kashmir
    INDIA

  • Thubten Choskhor Ling
    Maha Monastery
    P.O. Nyuma Changthang
    Laddakh, J&K INDIA

   MADHYA PRADESH:

  • Karma Thargay Chunkhorling Monastery
    Camp 2 Mainpat
    P.O. Kamdeshwapur
    Dist. Surguja, MP INDIA

   BIHAR: (U.P. State Dialing Code is 542)

  • Karma Tharjay Chokhjorling,
    Kagyupa Vajrayana Buddhist Monastery
    P.O. Bodh Gaya
    Dist Gaya, Bihar State - 824231
    INDIA
    Tel: (91) (631) 400724
    Fax:(91) (631) 400724 - call before faxing.

   DELHI:

  • Karmae Dharma Chakra Center
    Plot Nos B/18-20 I.I.T. Institutional Area
    New Delhi 650-767 INDIA

   KARNATAKA:

  • Karma Shedrup Ling Bokar Temple
    Camp No. 7 Mundgod
    P.O. Box Tibetan Colony
    Karnataka U.K. 581 411
    INDIA

  • Thupten Shedrup Jangchub Ling
    P.O. Tibetan Settlement Bylakuppe
    Dist. Mysore, Karnataka 571 104 INDIA


NEPAL (International Dialing Code for Nepal is 977)

  • Pullahari Monastery & Retreat Centre
    Jagdol, Ward Kopan
    P.O. Box 6956
    Kathmandu, NEPAL
    Tel: (977) 1-498196 / Fax: (977) 1- 471112
    Email: pullahari@jamgonkongtrul.org
    Website: www.jamgonkongtrul.org
    - H.E. Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche

  • Thrangu Tashi Choling
    P.O. Box 1287
    Boudhanath
    Kathmandu NEPAL
    Tel: (977) 1-470-028
    Website: www.rinpoche.org
    - Ven. Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche

  • Benchen Phuntshok Dargyeling
    P.O.Box 2072
    Chhauni, Kathmandu, NEPAL
    Tel: (977) 1-284-204
    Fax: (977) 1-270-581
    web site: www.benchen.org
    - Very Ven. Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche
    - Ven. Tenga Rinpoche

  • Temple of 1,000 Buddhas
    Dhilyak Monastery
    PO Box No. 4512
    Bauddhanath, Kathmandu, NEPAL
    Tel: (977) 1-478-432 / 478-320
    Fax: (977) 1-478-091
    - Ven. Dhilyak Dabzang Rinpoche
    - Ven. Dhilyak Drupon Rinpoche

  • Marpa Institute for Translators
    P.O.Box 4017
    Boudhanath, Kathmandu NEPAL
    Tel: (977) 1-479-676
    Websites: www.ktgrinpoche.org / www.nalandabodhi.org
    - Ven. Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche

  • Namo Buddha Retreat Center
    P.O. Box 1287
    Kathmandu NEPAL
    Tel: (977) 1-472024 & (977) 1-472529
    - Very Ven. Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche

  • Pal Thubten Ngedon Shedrup Dargye Ling
    GPO Box 4488
    Boudhanath Phulvari
    Kathmandu, NEPAL
    Tel: (977) 1-220803
    - Ven. Anzi Rinpoche

  • Karma Lekshey Ling Monastery,
    P.O. Box: 8435
    Swoyambhu
    Kathmandu, NEPAL
    WEBSITE : leksheyling.net
    dharmadownload.net
    words-of-karmapa.org
    - Ven. Choje Lama Phuntsok Rinpoche

  • Karma Samten Chokhor Ling,
    Bordhoche, Ngawal, Manang Distt.,
    Gandaki, NEPAL
    - Ven. Nyeshang Lama Gyalpo Rinpoche

WEST:

  • Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Monastery
    335 Meads Mountain Road
    Woodstock, NY 12498
    USA
    Phone: (1) (845) 679-5906, extension 10
    Fax: (1) (845) 679-4625
    Email: office@kagyu.org
    Website: kagyu.org
    - The Main North American Seat Of His Holiness
    the Gyalwang Karmapa

  • Gampo Abbey
    Pleasant Bay
    Nova Scotia B0E 2P0
    CANADA
    Phone: (902) 224-2752
    Email: office@gampoabbey.org
    Website: www.gampoabbey.org

  • Kagyu Samye Ling Monastery
    Eskdalemuir, Langholm
    Dumfriesshire DG13 0QL
    Scotland, United Kingdom
    Phone: (44) 01 - 3873 73232 extension 22
    Email: reception@samyeling.org
    Website: www.samyeling.org

TIBET

CENTRAL TIBET:

  • Tsurphu Monastery, Tölung Valley, Tsurphu

  • Chögar Gong Monastery, Tölung Valley, Tsurphu

  • Yangpa-chen Monastery, Yangpa-chen

  • Nenang Monastery, Nakar

EAST TIBET:

  • Palpung Monastery, Derge

  • Pangphuk Monastery, Dapa - Lithang

  • Drukchi Monastery, Dapa - Lithang

  • Karma Gon, Chamdo region

  • Tsadra Rinchen Drak Retreat Center and Monastery, Derge

  • Thrangu Tashi Choling Monastery, Ga, Nangchen

  • Benchen Phuntsok Dhargye Ling Monastery, Ga, Nangchen

  • Dilyak Monastery, Nangchen

  • Bongsar Monastery, Nangchen

  • Ratruk Monastery, Nangchen

  • Rigul Monastery, Lingtsang

  • Zurmang Namgyal Tse Monastery, Nangchen

  • Zurmang Dudtsithil Monastery, Nangchen

  • Neydo Monastey, Nangchen

WEST TIBET:

  • Mendong Monastery