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Kopan Monastery

Kopan Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery near Boudhanath, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal. It is a member of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition, an international network of Gelugpa dharma centers, and once s ...

                                               

Kwan Yin Chan Lin

Kwan Yin Chan Lin Zen Meditation Centre is a Buddhist zen centre in Singapore and Malaysia. The organization was set up by Venerable Chi Boon in 1991. The present KYCL centres are located at Geylang, Singapore, KYCL International Zen Centre at Pe ...

                                               

Labrang Monastery (Sikkim)

Labrang Monastery, Palden Phuntshog Phodrang or Palden Phuntsok Monastery is a Buddhist monastery located in North Sikkim district in Sikkim, northeastern India.

                                               

Lachen Monastery

Lachen Monastery, built in 1858, is a Nyingma Buddhist monastery near Lachen, Sikkim, northeastern India. It is home to Lachen Monastic School.

                                               

Lachung Monastery

Lachung Monastery is a Nyingma Buddhist gompa in the Lachung Valley, Sikkim, northeastern India. It was established in 1880. Lachung means a small mountain. Lachung is at an elevation of about 3.000 m 9.600 ft at the confluence of the Lachen Rive ...

                                               

Lingdum Monastery

Lingdum Monastery is a Buddhist monastery near Ranka in Sikkim, North East India, about an hours drive from Gangtok. It was completed in 1999. It follows the Zurmang Kagyu tradition.

                                               

Mag-Dhog Yolmowa Monastery

Mag-Dhog Yolmowa Monastery is a gompa in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. The monastery is also known as "Aloobari" monastery after the locality it is located in. The monastery was built under the supervision of Sri Sang ...

                                               

Malwathu Maha Viharaya

Malwathu Maha Viharaya is a Buddhist monastery located in Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is the headquarters of the Malwatta chapter of Siyam Nikaya and one of the two Buddhist monasteries that holds the custodianship of sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha k ...

                                               

Metta Forest Monastery

Metta Forest Monastery a.k.a. Watt Mettavanaram or Watt Metta is a Theravada Buddhist monastery in Valley Center California. It was founded in 1991 by Ajaan Suwat Suvaco along with his student Thānissaro Bhikkhu. Ajaan Thānissaro has been the res ...

                                               

Miao Xin Vihara

Miao Xin Vihara, also known as Good Hearts Garden, is a Buddhist community in Singapore. The community established by Venerable Jian Xin. The present premises are located at Eunos, Singapore.

                                               

Namgyal Monastery

Namgyal Monastery is currently located in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala, India. It is the personal monastery of the 14th Dalai Lama. Another name for this temple-complex is Namgyal Tantric College. This monasterys key role is to assist with rituals inv ...

                                               

Neak Pean

Neak Pean at Angkor, Cambodia is an artificial island with a Buddhist temple on a circular island in Jayatataka Baray, which was associated with Preah Khan temple, built during the reign of King Jayavarman VII. It is the "Mebon" of the Preah Khan ...

                                               

New York Mahayana Temple

Mahayana Temple is a Chinese Buddhist temple located within a forest in South Cairo, New York. It is the retreat of the Eastern States Buddhist Temple of America, Inc., whose downtown branch of the Mahayana Temple is located in New York. The orig ...

                                               

Padmasambhava Mahavihara monastery

The Padmasambhava Mahavihara Monastery, also known as Thupten Mindrolling Monastery located at Chandragiri, Gajapati district, in the state of Odisha, India, as the main monastaray belonging to the Ripa Lineage. It is said to be the largest Buddh ...

                                               

Palyul Monastery

Palyul Monastery, also known as Palyul Namgyal Jangchub Choling Monastery and sometimes romanized as Pelyul Monastery, is one of the six mother monasteries of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. It was founded in 1665 by Rigzin Kunzang She ...

                                               

Pao Fa Temple

Pao Fa Temple is one of the largest Buddhist monasteries and Buddhist temples in the United States. It is located in Irvine, California. It mainly attracts Chinese American and Vietnamese American Buddhists, including many who are students at the ...

                                               

Pema Namding Monastery

Pema Namding Monastery is a Nyingma Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Nepal which was opened in April 2008. Trulsik Rinpoche of Thupten Chholing Monastery named this monastery. Ngawang Jigdral Rinpoche is the founder and Head Lama. It is located in J ...

                                               

Phensang Monastery

Phensang Monastery is a Buddhist monastery of the Nyingmapa Order in Sikkim, India, 9 kilometres north of Gangtok. It was established in 1721 during the time of Jigme Pawo. Phensang, which has about 300 monks, hosts an annual festival on the 28th ...

                                               

Phodong Monastery

Phodong Monastery is a Buddhist monastery in Sikkim, India. It is located 28 kilometres from Gangtok. It was built in the early 18th century but an older monastery had pre-existed the current one. 9th Karmapa was invited by the king of Sikkim, wh ...

                                               

Phra That Phu Pek

Phra That Phu Pek is an ancient temple in Sakon Nakhon Province, in the Isan region of Thailand. This ancient Khmer ruin was built from sandstone, standing on a laterite base. This is a Buddhist temple ruin of Khmer origin in the form of a chedi, ...

                                               

Pomda Monastery

Bamda is a village and monastery in Baxoi County, Tibet. Pomda Monastery is a lamasery in Bomda. It was destroyed in 1959 by the Communist Chinese but rebuilt between 1984 and 1988. The monastery is around 360 years old and is home to 90 monks. T ...

                                               

Ralang Monastery

New Ralang Monastery or Ralong Palchen Choling is a Buddhist monastery of the Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism in southern Sikkim, northeastern India. It is located six kilometres from Ravangla. According to legend, Ralang was built after the fourt ...

                                               

Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple

Sakya Muni Buddha Gaya Temple is a Buddhist monastery in Singapore. The temple was originally set up by Venerable Vutthisara of Thailand. The present premises are located at Race Course Road in Singapore.

                                               

Salugara Monastery

Salugara Monastery is a Buddhist shrine on the outskirts of Siliguri in the State of West Bengal, India. The Monastery is located 6 km from the city. It was founded by Tibetan monks and followers of the Dalai Lama. The 100 ft stupa on the monaste ...

                                               

Santacittarama

Santacittarama is the name of the Italian Theravada Buddhist monastery in the Thai Forest Tradition lineage of Ajahn Chah located near Rome. In the spring of 1990 the Italian Bhikkhu Ajahn Thanavaro and then Anagarika John Angelori were sent by A ...

                                               

Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery, Nepal

The Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery about 40 km southeast of Nepals capital city Kathmandu and 2.3km from Manegaun, a Tamang/Dalit village. It lies at the top of the hill in shyampati vdc. It is one of the most bea ...

                                               

Throssel Hole Buddhist Abbey

Throssel Hole Buddhist Abbey is a Buddhist monastery and retreat centre located in Northumberland, in northern England. The monastic order is equally for men and women. It follows the Serene Reflection Meditation Tradition, similar to the Sōtō Ze ...

                                               

Thubten Shedrup Ling

Thubten Shedrup Ling is the first Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Australia. It is situated near Bendigo, Victoria, and is a member of the International Mahayana Institute of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition. In 1994 La ...

                                               

Tushita Meditation Centre

Tushita is a centre for the study and practice of Buddhism from the Tibetan Mahayana tradition in Himachal Pradesh in northern India. It is located in the forested hills above the town of McLeod Ganj in village Dharamkot. The centre offers Introd ...

                                               

Tzu Chi Singapore

Tzu Chi Singapore, also the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, is the Singapore branch of the Tzu Chi Buddhist organisation. The foundation was originally set up by Venerable Cheng Yen and based in Hualien, Taiwan. The present premise ...

                                               

Viet Nam Quốc Tu Pagoda

The Viet Nam Quốc Tu Pagoda is located on February 3rd Blvd., District 10 of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The pagoda, seven stories tall, is full of colorful, oversized statues of religious figures. On the first and fifteenth of the month, the pago ...

                                               

Vipassana Meditation Centre

Vipassana Meditation Centre, is a Buddhist monastery in Singapore set up in 1993 in propagating and perpetuating the practice of vipassana meditation in Singapore. This group is not related to non-sectarian society "Vipassana International Center ...

                                               

Wat Ananda Metyarama Thai Buddhist Temple

Wat Ananda Metyarama Thai Buddhist Temple is a Theravada Buddhist monastery and temple in Singapore. The monastery was originally set up by Venerable Luang Phor Hong Dhammaratano with his disciple Samanera Boonler. The temple is located at 50B Ja ...

                                               

Zang Dhok Palri Phodang

Zang Dhok Palri Phodang is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Kalimpong in West Bengal, India. The monastery is located atop Durpin Hill, one of the two hills of the town. It was consecrated in 1976 by the visiting Dalai Lama. The monastery houses m ...

                                               

Zangla Monastery

Current day Zangla Village has no monastery, only a nunnery. Zangla Palace is sometimes called Zangla Monastery due to a mistake made first probably by Tivadar Duka, biographer of Alexander Csoma de Koros, and later by Ervin Baktay, an Indologist ...

                                               

Aghavnavank Monastery

Aghavnavank Monastery is a 12th–13th century monastic complex at Dilijan National Park on the outskirts of Aghavnavank village of the Tavush Province of Armenia.

                                               

All Saints Church, Thorney Hill

All Saints Church is an active Church of England church in Thorney Hill, Hampshire, England. It was built in 1905–06 and has been a Grade I listed building since 1985. A World War I memorial in the churchyard is also Grade II listed.

                                               

Church of Our Lady, Amsterdam

Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk is a Syriac Orthodox church in the centre of Amsterdam. The church is used both by the Syriac Orthodox community and the Roman Catholic of Opus Dei. Emphasis is placed on the hearing of confessions and of choral liturgy. The ...

                                               

St Andrews Anglican Church, Roseville

St Andrews Anglican church, Roseville is an active Anglican church on the corner of Bancroft Avenue and Hill Street in Roseville, New South Wales, Australia. It is part of the Diocese of Sydney. The first church building was licensed for use on 2 ...

                                               

Annunziata, Venafro

The Annunziata is a Baroque-style, Roman Catholic church located in a central part of the town of Venafro, province of Isernia, region of Molise, Italy.

                                               

Arakelots Monastery (Kirants)

Arakelots Monastery is a 13th-century monastery about 3 kilometres southwest of the village of Kirants in the Tavush Province of Armenia. The monastic complex sits upon the crest of a hill surrounded by a dense forest on the left bank of the Kune ...

                                               

Armenian Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

The Armenian Apostolic Cathedral in Paris is located at 15 Rue Jean-Goujon in the 8th arrondissement of Paris and is dedicated to John the Baptist. Designed by Albert Guilbert, it was constructed between 5 October 1902 and 1904. The cathedral was ...

                                               

Armenian Church of St. John the Baptist

Armenian Church of St. John the Baptist is located in Chinsura, India. The church was built in 1695–1697 and is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. It is the second oldest Christian church in Bengal, and the oldest Armenian church in India. The ch ...

                                               

Åsnes Church

Åsnes Church is a parish church situated at Åsnes in Hedmark, Norway. Åsnes Church is a parish church of the Church of Norway. It was consecrated in 1744 in 1744 and opened for service in 1747. The church was constructed of timber and seats 400. ...

                                               

Assumption of Mary Cathedral, Baia Mare

The Assumption of Mary Cathedral is a Romanian Orthodox church in Baia Mare, Romania. The cornerstone was laid in 1905, the building completed in 1911. In 1930, the church became the cathedral of the new Romanian Catholic Diocese of Maramureș. Wh ...

                                               

List of basilicas in New Zealand

The following is a list of basilicas in New Zealand. This list is by architectural style of building rather than by any special criteria granted by the Pope. New Zealand has no minor basilicas declared by the Vatican.

                                               

Benedictine Convent (Cobh)

The Benedictine Convent is a 19th-century building located in Beechmount Park, Cobh, County Cork, Ireland. The former British admiralty building known as Admiralty House was built in 1886, "similar to others found throughout the world with its fi ...

                                               

Biete Amanuel

Biete Amanuel is an underground Orthodox monolith rock-cut church located in Lalibela, Ethiopia. The edifice was built during the Kingdom of Axum. It is part of UNESCO World Heritage Site at Lalibela. Biete Amanuel is possibly the former royal ch ...

                                               

Brunswick Baptist Church

The congregation was started in 1859 by Geo Burton and John Wallis, who were parishioners of the former Sydney Road Methodist Church whose building now houses the Sydney Road Community School. As a result, the Baptist Church has been present on t ...

                                               

Carmine Basilica

The Basilica del Carmine is a 16th-century Roman Catholic church located on piazza Francesco Petrarca in Padua, region of Veneto, Italy. It was made a minor basilica in 1960 by pope John XXIII