༄༅།། འཕགས་ཡུལ་ཇོ་ནང་མ་དགོན་རྟག་བརྟན་ཕུན་ཚོགས་ཆོས་གླིང

Jonang Takten Phuntsok Choeling Monastery

The Jonang Monastery Logo
The Land of Joy, Jonang Monastery, where the Teachings flourish


We are a Buddhist monastery situated in the serene landscapes of Shimla, northern India, dedicated to preserving and propagating the ancient Jonang tradition. Rooted in profound teachings, our monastery, named Main Jonang Takten Phentsok Choeling, has a rich history marked by the guidance of revered figures such as Lama Jinpa Gyatso and successive abbots like Choeji Nangwa Rinpoche and Geshe Kunga Rinchen. Embracing a comprehensive curriculum, we offer studies in sutras and mantras, Tibetan calligraphy, English, Hindi, mathematics, and physics. Our commitment extends beyond academic pursuits, fostering both spiritual and intellectual growth for our diverse student community. Join us on a transformative journey, where tradition meets modern education in the heart of the Himalayas.

HH Jetsun Dhampa Jampal Namdrol
The Late His Holiness 9th Jetsun Dhampa Jampal Namdrol, Reincarnation of Tāranātha and the previous Jonang Throne Holder

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HH Jetsun Dhampa Jampal Namdrol
Three of our students during a chod session
A row of tibetan butter lamps
Chod prayer session
Our Jonang Gyaltseb holding a lecture for the students


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Jonang Teachers

Choekyi Nangpa Rinpoche
Choekyi Nangpa Rinpoche
Jonang Gyaltsab
Kunga Rinchen Rinpoche
Kunga Rinchen Rinpoche
Vajra Master
Former Abbot
Kunga Tsamchung Rinpoche
Geshe Kunga Tsamchung Rinpoche
Former Abbot
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Kunga Choephel Rinpoche
Current Abbot
 Yonten Gyamtso
Yonten Gyamtso
Aku Kunga
Aku Kunga

Support Us

Winter jumpers for our monks.

A red jumper

As the winter arrives and temperatures drop, our younger monks are in need of warm jumpers. We are seeking to provide 35 cozy jumpers to ensure their comfort during the colder months. The jumpers will be bought from a local second hand shop for $8.50 each.

Goal: $300

Help us renovate our main building

Our main housing atop the mountains in Shimla

Our main building is in need of renovation after damage from a flood

Goal: $5000


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