Welcome to Lama Gaun Monastery
Lama Gaun Tashi Rabten Monastery is an essential and growing place for Tibetan Buddhist study, reflection, meditation practice and retreat center. It is nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, in the Kathmandu Valley, in Nepal.
It was established in the 2014 by Khen Rinpoche Geshe Gyalten to fulfill the special vision of H.E. Kyabje Chöden Rinpoche to have a Tibetan learning center able to teach the Dharma to children (monks in training), and to established monks and life-long dedicated retreat practitioners. The monastery will preserve the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, in the lineage of H. E. Chöden Rinpoche, as the true path to ultimate happiness and freedom from suffering for oneself and all sentient beings.
Lama Gaun’s core curricula provides a wholistic education in Tibetan Buddhist and secular studies. Student’s minds and hearts are transformed into their highest potential for the benefit of all sentient beings. We educate the whole child intellectually, physically and spiritually to become, good practitioners and the leaders for transmitting the Dharma in the lineage of H. E. Chöden Rinpoche.
Our learning campus is growing day-by-day with new students and seasoned practitioners joining the monastery. Our programs are being developed to serve both our students and the surrounding villages.
Lama Gaun offers a serene, relaxing and inspiring place to spend a few hours, days or weeks. All who wish to learn and find peace are welcome to be part of our community as guests. Please stay tuned as we develop more retreats, courses and other dharmic activities.