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The List of Tibetan monasteries is a listing of historical and contemporary monasteries in Tibet sorted according to the five principal orders of the Tibetan spiritual traditions that have been recognized by the present Dalai Lama, including monasteries that were within Tibetan borders when extant, or were culturally included within the Tibetan tradition:

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Bön

  • Menri
  • Yungdrung Ling
  • Triten Norbutse

Kadam/Geluk

The three most important centers of the Gelugpa lineage are Sera, Drepung and Ganden Monasteries.

Jonang

  • Jonang

Kagyu

Many Kagyu monasteries are in Kham, eastern Tibet. Tsurphu, one of the most important, is in central Tibet, as is Ralung.

Nyingma

The Nyingma lineage is said to have "six mother monasteries," although the composition of the six has changed over time:

Also of note is

other Nyingma monasteries:

Sakya

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