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About Visit Norbulingka Institute

Norbulingka Institute in Dharamshala aims at preserving the culture, literature and the art of Tibet. Witness Tibetan traditions and heritage at this wonderful institute. They work upon carrying the culture and values of Tibet, by providing education, training, and employment to Tibetans in that region. Exquisite art objects, clothing, and home furnishings make excellent souvenirs. Pay a visit to the 'Seat of Happiness Temple', located at the Japanese-inspired Norbulingka gardens. Filled with 1,173 murals of Buddha, frescoes of all the Dalai Lamas and drawings from the life of the 14th Dalai Lama, this place is worth your time. You can take a free guided tour through the Institute on any day except Sunday. You can also enroll into short-term workshops if you are interested in studying Tibetan arts. Norbulingka’s art studios contain Tibetan statue making, woodcarving, Thangka painting, screen-printing, applique and tailoring, wood painting, papermaking, and wood and metal craft.

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