Sakya Tashi Ling

Sakya Tashi Ling (Tibetan: ས་སྐྱ་བཀྲ་ཤིས་གླིང་, Wylie: Sa-skya Bkra-shis Gling) is a monastery belonging to one of four Buddhist schools from Tibet, the Sakyapa tradition. It is an ancient order that follows the Tibetan spiritual leader and ancient king Sakya Trizin. The monastery is ruled by Lama Jamyang Tashi Dorje. It was established in July 1996, in the municipality of Olivella in the comarca of Garraf, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.[1]

Sakya Tashi Ling
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Sakya Tashi Ling is located in Province of Barcelona
Sakya Tashi Ling
Location within Province of Barcelona
Sakya Tashi Ling is located in Spain
Sakya Tashi Ling
Sakya Tashi Ling (Spain)
Monastery information
EstablishedJuly 1996
Site
LocationGarraf, Barcelona, Catalonia
CountrySpain
Coordinates41°17′22″N 1°51′12″E / 41.28944°N 1.85333°E / 41.28944; 1.85333

Ten years after its foundation, the community moved into the Plana Novella palace, deep inside the Garraf Natural Park, 40 minutes away from Barcelona. It is not the first Buddhist monastery in Catalonia. The first one is Kagyu Samye Dzong, founded in 1977.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ AADD. Museus i Centres de Patrimoni Cultural a Catalunya, Departament de Cultura de la Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona 2010, ISBN 84-393-5437-1

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