Sera Monastery

Sera Monastery

The definitive history of Sera Monastery, one of the great monastic universities of Tibet, from its founding to the present.

Founded in 1419, Sera Monastery was one of the three densas, the great seats of learning of the Geluk school of Tibetan Buddhism. With over 9,000 monks in residence in 1959, it was the second largest monastery in the world. Throughout its history, Sera has produced some of Tibet’s most important saints, scholars, and political leaders.

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Publisher: Wisdom Publications (November 05, 2019)

Parent ISBN: 9781614296119

Page count: 648 pages

File size: 37 MB

Language: English

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