Situated in the town of Dharamshala, under the state of Himachal Pradesh, India the spiritual dwelling of a huge number of Tibetan monks have come and carved out the heavenly Namgyal Monastery. This was originally a monastery from the palace of Lhasa, which found its new incarnation in Dharamshala. It is known all around the world to perform all important Tibetan ceremonies and host Tibetan monks. any place in the world.
It accommodates around 200 monks and they are involved in preserving the rare skills, rituals, tantric practices, Buddhist scriptures, and culture which they brought from Tibet. Now it acts as a personal monastery for Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama. This majestic monastery is built on a calm and beautiful hilltop in McLeod Ganj. Now it is a center of attraction to tourists. This famous monastery has spread its wings across the Atlantic. The Namgyal Monastery Institute of Buddhist Studies was built in New York, Ithaca, which was founded in 1992 and is directly under the influence of the Namgyal Monastery of Dharamshala.