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[[Image:Mindro monastery.jpg|thumb|Mindroling Monastery in Tibet]]
 
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'''Orgyen Mindroling Monastery''' (Tib. ཨོ་རྒྱན་སྨིན་གྲོལ་གླིང་, [[Wyl.]] ''o rgyan smin grol gling'') — one of the [[Six "Mother" Nyingma Monasteries]]. It was founded in 1676 by [[Minling Terchen Gyurme Dorje]], aka Rigdzin Terdak Lingpa. The monastery enjoyed a close association with the [[Fifth Dalai Lama]], but was destroyed during the Dzungar war of 1717-8, during which Terdak Lingpa's younger brother, the great scholar [[Lochen Dharmashri]] was killed. Terdak Lingpa's daughter, [[Jetsün Mingyur Paldrön]], fled to Sikkim and then returned to Mindroling, and together with her brother [[Gyalsé Rinchen Namgyal|Drinchen Rinchen Namgyal]], rebuilt the monastery, with the support of Polha Taiji.
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'''Orgyen Mindroling Monastery''' (Tib. ཨོ་རྒྱན་སྨིན་གྲོལ་གླིང་, [[Wyl.]] ''o rgyan smin grol gling'') — one of the [[Six "Mother" Nyingma Monasteries]]. It was founded in 1676 by [[Minling Terchen Gyurme Dorje]], aka Rigdzin Terdak Lingpa with his brother [[Lochen Dharmashri]]. The monastery enjoyed a close association with the [[Fifth Dalai Lama]], but was destroyed during the Dzungar war of 1717-8, during which Terdak Lingpa's younger brother, the great scholar Lochen Dharmashri was killed. Terdak Lingpa's daughter, [[Jetsün Mingyur Paldrön]], fled to Sikkim and then returned to Mindroling, and together with her brother [[Gyalsé Rinchen Namgyal|Drinchen Rinchen Namgyal]], rebuilt the monastery, with the support of Polha Taiji.
  
 
The heads of Mindroling are the hereditary successors of Minling Terchen. The last head, [[Minling Trichen Rinpoche]], was the eleventh throneholder.
 
The heads of Mindroling are the hereditary successors of Minling Terchen. The last head, [[Minling Trichen Rinpoche]], was the eleventh throneholder.
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*[http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6233374563635037589&hl=en# Gene Smith speaks on the history of the Mindroling tradition]
 
*[http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6233374563635037589&hl=en# Gene Smith speaks on the history of the Mindroling tradition]
 
*[http://www.himalayanart.org/pages/mindroling/index.html Mindroling Outline on Himalayan Art]
 
*[http://www.himalayanart.org/pages/mindroling/index.html Mindroling Outline on Himalayan Art]
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*[http://treasuryoflives.org/institution/Mindroling Profile at Treasury of Lives]
  
 
[[Category:Nyingma Monasteries]]
 
[[Category:Nyingma Monasteries]]

Latest revision as of 20:36, 2 February 2017

Mindroling Monastery in Tibet

Orgyen Mindroling Monastery (Tib. ཨོ་རྒྱན་སྨིན་གྲོལ་གླིང་, Wyl. o rgyan smin grol gling) — one of the Six "Mother" Nyingma Monasteries. It was founded in 1676 by Minling Terchen Gyurme Dorje, aka Rigdzin Terdak Lingpa with his brother Lochen Dharmashri. The monastery enjoyed a close association with the Fifth Dalai Lama, but was destroyed during the Dzungar war of 1717-8, during which Terdak Lingpa's younger brother, the great scholar Lochen Dharmashri was killed. Terdak Lingpa's daughter, Jetsün Mingyur Paldrön, fled to Sikkim and then returned to Mindroling, and together with her brother Drinchen Rinchen Namgyal, rebuilt the monastery, with the support of Polha Taiji.

The heads of Mindroling are the hereditary successors of Minling Terchen. The last head, Minling Trichen Rinpoche, was the eleventh throneholder.

Mindrolling Monastery in India

Mindrolling Monastery in India

Re-established near Dehra Dhun in India, Mindrolling Monastery is one of the largest active Buddhist centres today.

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