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Traditions of Buddism in Tibet

Nyingmapa school

- Samye, built between 775-779 by Trisong Detsen

- Chimphu Caves

- Katok, founded in 1159, Kham

- Dorje Drak, founded in 1632, Central Tibet

- Mindroling, founded in 1670, Central Tibet

- Pelyul, founded in 1665, Kham

- Dzokchen, founded in 1685, Kham

- Zhechen, founded in1735, Kham

 

 

Kagyupa school

- Daklha Gampo, founded in the early 12th

- Densathil, founded 1110-70

- Tsurphu, founded 1110-93

- Drigung, founded 1143-1217

- Taklung, founded 1142-1210

- Ralung, Drukpa, founded by Lingje Repa, 1128-88

- Palpung, founded 1717 by Situ Chokyi Jungne, Kham

 

 

 

Royal temples

- Jokhang, founded in 638 by Songtsen Gampo

- Tradruk, built by Songtsen Gampo in the 7th century

- Uru Katsel, built by Songtsen Gampo in the 7th century

- Khachu (Keru), built by Tride Tsukten in the 8th century

- Yeru Tsang Dram, N.Tsang, Yeru

- Drampa Gyrang, Lhatse, Rulak

- Ramoche, Lhasa

- Pabongka, Lhasa

 

 

 

Sakyapa school

- Sakya, built in 1073 by Khon Konchok Gyelpo

- Gongkar Chode, founded in 1464 by Dorjedenpa Kunga Namgyel

- Jyekundo, Amdo

- Zhiwu, Amdo

- Dzongsar, Kham

- Lhagang, Kham

  sub-schools

- Ngor, Tsang

- Nalendra

- Derge Lhundrupteng, Kham

- Tanak Tubten Namgyeling, founded in 1478 by Gorampa Sonam Senge, Tsang

- Dar  Drangmochen, Tsarpa, founder Tsarchen Losal Gyatso (1502-67), Tsang

 

Kadampa school

- Sangphu Neutok, founded in 1073

- Reting, founded in 1056

- Nartang, founded in 1153 by Tumton Lodro Drakpa

- Nyetang

 

Shangpa Kagyu school

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gelukpa school

- Ganden, founded by Tsongkhapa in 1409

- Drepung, founded in 1416

- Sera, founded in 1419

- Tashilhunpo, founded in 1447 by Dalai Lama I

- Kumbum Jampaling, founded in 1560 by Rinchen Tsondru Gyeltsen,  Amdo

- Labrang Tashikhyil, founded in 1709 by Jamyang Zhepa I Ngawang Tsondru, Amdo

- Chamdo

- Litang, Kham

- Dargye, Kham

- Kandze, Kham

 

Jonangpa school

- Jonang Phuntsoling, founded by Kungpangpa Tu-je Tsondru  (1243-1313)

- Ngawa region, Kham

- Dzamtang region, Kham

 

 

Zhalupa school

- Zhalu, founded by Jetsun Sherab Jungne in 1027

 

Bodong school

- Nenying, founded in the late 11th century by Jampel Sangwa of Samye