Tibetan English Chinese Buddhist Dictionary || 藏英中佛教詞典

Ganden Monastery

Tibetan: དགའ་ལྡན          Chinese: 甘丹寺
Ganden is one of the three great Gelug university monasteries.

Ganden was founded by Tsongkhapa in 1409. It is located approximately 50 kilometers east of Lhasa. Ganden has been the seat of the Ganden Tripa, the Holder of the Golden Throne of Ganden and head of the Gelug Tradition.

Ganden Monastery has two colleges, Jangtse and Shartse, meaning North Peak and East Peak respectively.

In India, Ganden Monastery was established in Mundgod in 1966.

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