Photos of Kopan Monastery
Click on photos to see bigger version of it.
All photos of Kopan Monastery
Kopan Monastery is situated in the Kathmandu Valley on Kopan Hill. The monastery has a majestic Bodhi tree, reflecting Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism in the Gelug tradition under the tutelage of Lama Zopa Rinpoche, which is followed here. The monastery is home to 360 lamas, monks, workers and teachers. Affiliated with the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), Kopan Monastery is dedicated to imparting the wisdom of Buddha Shakyamuni with additional emphasis on Lama Tsong Khapa’s teachings, who founded the Gelug lineage.