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History & Purpose of Thrangu Tara Abbey

Thrangu Tara Abbey is a nunnery established for Buddhist nuns by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche. It is located in Swayambunath on the outskirts of Kathmandu. Swayambu is a special spiritual place named after the famous Swayambu Stupa. Many monasteries, temples and a large community of Tibetans are nearby.

In 1991, the first group of 17 nuns arrived from the province of Manang, Nepal, near the Tibetan border. The nuns were affiliated with Thrangu Rinpoche. The head nuns, Ani Tsomo and Ani....

Latest News/ Events

Our Tsawai Lama's visit to abbey on 14th May, 2014

Posted on: 2014-05-24
On 24th May, 2014, Our root guru V.V. Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche la visited the abbey in the morning at 10:30am. Rinpoche la was welcomed with traditional Serbang (lineup) and was invited to his room a
We wish you all a Very Happy Losar 2141

Posted on: 2014-03-03
Nuns of Thrangu Tara Abbey would like to wish all our dharma brothers and sisters A Very Happy Losar 2141. May you all have good health and well success in this year of wood Horse. Tashi Delek. We
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