The Sacred Book
Sherab Ling Monastery. 2012
Palpung Sherab Ling Monastery, the seat of Tai Situ Rinpoche, at Baijnath, forested foothills of the Kangra valley in Himachal Pradesh, India. Palpung means “glorious union of study and practice.” The Sherab Ling project provides four aspects- spirituality, education, health and culture. Currently approximately 750 monks live there, 250 are enrolled in the monastic university curriculum on the premises. Palpung also offers the traditional Kagyu three-years retreat for both monks and nuns on the compound. In this monastery you can see one of the best examples of Tibetan fresco paintings.
*Image by Lera Grant-Evdokimova