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Situation : Gangtok in Sikkim
Importance : A leading organization of the world that conducts research in culture and language of Tibet.
Timings : 10.00 am To 4.00 pm. Closed On Sundays And Govt. Holidays.
In the tranquil contiguous amid oak’s forest a forest of oak, ash and birch is an association to move forward the langauge of Tibetan language and its literature on the "Enlightened one", the only one of its kind in the world of Mahayana Buddhism.
The Collections :
There is a packing done with twenty eight thousand xylographs, volumes, translation of Buddha’s original teachings are scholar recognised treaties and the Altars also holds figures Tantric deities, Boddhisattavas and Buddhas. This is a immense accumulation of any Asian Institute.
The museum division comprises a enormous amount of ritualistic rare tankhas, brass bells, chortens, rosaries, dorjis and two hundred icons. It has won global acclamation; the compilation of Mahayana sacred scripture in the organization proves it to be the only one of the world.
The museum and library of the institution can be visited by public on Monday to Friday in between 10 am top 4 pm. The museum remains close on Sundays and Government holidays.
The foundation of this institution was laid in 1957 by Dalai Lama and it was inaugurated in 1958 by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.