NORBULINGKA’s mission IS to preserve TIBETAN ART AND CULTURE

Norbulingka believes in the preservation and continuation of Tibetan art through self-sustaining means. Under the guidance of talented masters, we endow artists and craftspeople with ancestral knowledge, providing jobs to a community of over 300 Tibetans. We invite visitors to come and explore our beautiful campus and witness firsthand the splendor of Tibetan art.

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The Great Prayer Festival

The Great Prayer Festival

The Great Prayer Festival, or Monlam Chenmo, was established by Je-Rinpoche, or Tsong Khapa, in Lhasa in 1409. The timing, the first two weeks of t...

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Losar - Tibetan New Year

Losar - Tibetan New Year

Losar marks the first day of the first month of the Tibetan lunar calendar; a time to put behind the negative aspects of the old year, make resolut...

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Appliqué at Norbulingka

Appliqué at Norbulingka

Norbulingka developed the art of applique in a unique way, using traditional motifs to create vibrant pieces for the home. Applique is an ancient c...

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