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Founder

Just as finding the source of a river should lead us to a mountain, the history of the Buddha Dharma should also lead us to its origin, the Buddha Shakyamuni, our sublime teacher with exceptional compassion for the beings of the five degenerations. From his twelve main deeds [or the countless deeds of the three […]

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Author

Kedrup Gedun Tepa Dhargye, an incarnation of Geshe Potowa who was considered an emanation of Maitreya, was a great adept and scholar whose work on Prajnaparimita and Madhyamika are studied intensively at Sera Mey. He was a prolific writer well learned in the five treatises and was revered as a scholar who had mastered all […]

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Legendary Scholars

The Upholders of Dharma in General, Gaden Tripas [Supreme Head of Geluk Tradition] and Abbots from Sera Mey Sera Mey had produced many eminent saints and scholars among whom some had become regents of the government of Tibet while some became unsurpassable scholars proficient in both Sutra and Tantra that they attained the highest honor […]

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History in Exile

His Holiness envisioned that if the monastic communities could be established in places where Tibetan refugee settlements have been founded, it would be beneficial for the preservation of the Buddha Dharma; this would also improve and stabilize the livelihoods of the monastic communities, which, at that time were really poor. In accordance with the compassionate […]

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List of Gaden Tripa Holder

CATEGORY: ABOUT US List of Gaden Tripa Holder from Sera Mey Monastery (Dratsang) Since 1539 TERM GANDEN TRIPA HOLDER NAME  YEAR OF SERVICE 1  17th Mi Nyank Dorjee Sangpo 1539-1546 2 22nd Gyalrong Genden Tepa Dhargye(The Text Composer of Sera Mey Monastery) 1565-1568 3 36th Kongpo Tenzin Lekshey 1638-1644 4 37th Pomra Genden Rinpchen Gyaltsen 1644-1648 […]

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Khangtsen

Khangtsen information  The  existing 13 colleges or khangtsens 01. Shungpa  06. Maryung 11. Rongpo 02. Pobhor  07. Tsodor 12. Minyag 03. Tsawa 08. Thepo 13. Gyalrong 04. Yerpa 09. Tsangpo   05. Kongpo 10. Gungru   Click here to view the list of all sera mey monastery’s khangtsen

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The Great Medicine Buddha Prayer

The great annual Sera Mey Monastery’s Medicine Buddha prayer has been successfully completed with great joy and profound dedication. As in every year, the week long prayer ceremony was participated in by all the monks of Sera Mey Monastery, the Abbot, great reincarnated Rinpoches, very learned geshes, the current learners and newly enrolled young monks, […]

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Sera Mey Social Service

Introduction:Sera Mey Thosum Norling Monastic University is a branch of Sera Theckchenling Monastery, one of the most important Buddhist monastic academic seats of learning. It is re-established in exile at Bylakuppe, Karnataka, South India. Sera Mey Social Service Society is a non- profitable health care center that caters to the need of monks as well […]

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Renovation of Debating Courtyard

Debate courtyard in a monastic university like Sera is an important place where students study all the five major classics through critical debate. With logical reasoning as the governing rule, students practice the art of debate by questioning one another. This method of monastic debate is considered one of the best means of gaining a […]

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