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Oral transmission of the text
The Recitation of the Holy Names
by Manjushri
a long story

40 years of history

For about forty years the tradition of Tibetan Buddhism has received the sincere interest of many Western practitioners and scholars in Italy.

Lama Yeshe and Geshe Jampa Gyatso came up with the idea of ​​building a monastery for monks and nuns while they were together in Kopan, Nepal, in the late 70s. That vision is now taking shape in a disused quarry in Pomaia, about 2 km from the Lama Tzong Khapa Institute. We have found the ideal site to build the future monastery which will be built on the rock just like the monasteries of Tibet. 


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His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, was born on 6 July 1935 to a peasant family in the small village of Taktser, in northeastern Tibet. At the age of two he was recognized as the reincarnation of his predecessor. 

Our Sangha is inspired by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche, creators of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) and our guides. 

Geshe Jampa Gyatso

Geshe Jampa Gyatso, resident teacher of the Lama Tzong Khapa Institute for 27 years, was our first abbot, and the main inspirer of the monastic community and of the Sangha Onlus Association.

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A day of great celebration and conviviality

With great joy we announce that on June 13, the anniversary of the visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Sangha Onlus Association together with the Lama Tzong Khapa Institute, organizes at 17 pm the ritual ceremony of the Lama Chopa and Tsog, on the hill of Monastery.

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We present our Abbot ven. Geshe Thubten Chonyi

We are pleased to share the meetings we had in Dharamsala with Khen Rinpoche, Ven. Ghesce Thubten Chonyi, the abbot appointed a few months ago by our precious spiritual director, Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

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The extraordinary meeting and the advice of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

On the special day of Saka Dawa, today June 4, we are extremely happy to share with you a summary of our meeting with His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

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