What's New Books Boasian contact us
  Tibetan Cultural Region Directory's Directory


Aid to Tibet: Aid to Tibet is a Tibet Foundation programme launched in 1993, provides practical sustainable assistance in the fields of education, health, and rural development in Tibet. This page introduces you to the programme, providing both background and information on how you can assist.

Asia Observer

Art as a Spiritual Path: A well known teacher, lecturer and fourth generation artist, Paul Heussenstamm has been sharing his unique gift of helping people find their creative soul through his Spiritual Workshops. The mandala, an ancient symbol and concentric map of the psyche, has been used by various cultures around the world, including Tibetan Buddhists, Aborigines, Native Americans.

Asian American Net: The mission of Asian American Net is to promote and strengthen cultural, educational, and commercial ties between Asia and North America.

Associazione Tibet Domani: We are a small organization dedicated to the preservation of Tibetan Religion, Science and Arts through publication. A major portion of the proceeds from the sales goes to the Institutes that we are collaborating with on the publications. The balance is used for further publications being translated into different languages.

Buddhist Project Poland: Our major aim is to gather texts on Buddhism from all over the world, and we are interested in source texts, studies, scientific dissertations, as well as popularised academic papers. We have been organising lectures every month, under a general title "Academia Buddhica", with the view to present Buddhism in its various aspects.

Canyons Worldwide: Covers the earth's deepest canyon which is in Tibet the Yarlung Tsang-po and we also have a book on the topic. Coverage of the Mekong canyon, the Tiger Leaping Gorge, the Salween canyon, in eastern Tibet and also the Hotan Canyon which is carved by the Kara Kash river in far western China/northwestern Tibet.

Casa Tibet Mexico: General information of our center, cultural and educational programs, academic profiles, activities of our human rights group, a cultural section and links to more than 350 Tibetan Buddhism related sites.

Casa Tibet Mexico - Sede Guatemala (Spanish only): Casa Tibet Mexico - Sede Guatemala (hln-trup dong-ba ling, "Parque de la Espontnea Vacuidad") es una asociacin educativa no sectaria, fundada en 1995 como el primer centro dedicado exclusivamente al estudio y practica del Budismo Tibetano en Guatemala. Con el respaldo de Casa Tbet Mxico (la primera representacin oficial del pueblo Tibetano para Latino Amrica) hemos diseado un programa educativo y organizamos seminarios, conferencias, eventos especiales, programas de radio y televisin, con la esperanza de hacer accesible a toda persona la filosofa, ciencias y milenarios mtodos de desarrollo humano preservados en el "techo del mundo".

Center for Research on Tibet: The website of the Center for Research on Tibet, a leading research institute housed at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.

Chakravartin Buddha Maitreya: "Structural change is to take place, with the people and the earth in mind-the finite mind"

Chenrezig Himalayan Cultural Center of El Paso, Texas: Featuring a time-lapse video of Lobsang Samten constructing a Manjusri Sand Mandala. Includes a list of events at the meditation center, an anotated list of Himalayan websites, Tibetan quotes, booklist and plenty of pictures.

Colorado Friends of Tibet: CFT is a non-profit, state-wide educational charity which serves the people of Colorado and Tibet by preserving and presenting the rich cultural heritage of Tibet while advocating self-determination for the Tibetan people in their homeland. You can visit our website to become a member and receive our newsletter Lothun.

Cultura Tibetana: Tibetan culture, language, science and religion; specially the conceptions of mind, cognition, healing and consciousness related to Tibetan Buddhism and its relationships with quantum physics and education.


Dongyu Gatsal Ling Nunnery (Alternative Site): Dongyu Gatsal Ling Nunnery is a project started by Ven. Tenzin Palmo. The aim of the nunnery is to provide formal education as well as spiritual development to nuns in the Himalayan border region who are of the Drukpa Kagyu lineage. DGL Nunnery is located at Himachel Pradesh in India.

DROKPA: DROKPA is a non-profit organization dedicated to partnering with pastoral communities in Central Asia and the Himalaya to implement grassroots development projects to cultivate the health of their endangered cultural and natural systems, using simple tools and replicable strategies.

Dudjom Buddhist Association : We are a Tibetan Buddhist organization of the Nyingma School, and all our activities are dedicated to Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche, His incarnation and all His enlightened activities all over the world. Our spiritual leader is Kyabje Dudjom Yangsi Pema Osel Rinpoche, and our spiritual advisor is Kyabje Chadral Sangye Dorje Rinpoche.

Dzogchen Gemang Rinpoche: Dzogchen Gemang Rinpoche is the founder of Shri Singha University in Tibet. Many scholars such as Patrul Rinpoche has received trainings from this university. Now Shri Singha University needs funds to re-establish after the communist invasion. This website is dedicated to the works and activities of Dzogchen Gemang Rinpoche.

Estonian-Tibetan Cultural Society: Estonian-Tibetan Cultural Society (ETCS) is an academic organization, founded with the aim to study and introduce Tibetan culture in Estonia and help preserve its inheritance in Tibet. The society publishes texts and translations, organizes lectures and seminars.

Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT): FPMT is an organization devoted to the transmission of the Mahayana Buddhist tradition and values worldwide through teaching, meditation, and community service. Our organization is based on the Buddhist tradition of Lama Tsong Khapa of Tibet as taught to us by our founder Lama Thubten Yeshe and spiritual director Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

Friends of Tibetan Women's Association (FOTWA): Friends of Tibetan Women's Association (FOTWA) is a nonprofit educational organization. Our mission is to aid Tibetans living in exile and to expand worldwide awareness of the refugee experience. It is a difficult journey for Tibetans leaving their homeland; our sponsors lessen the hardships by providing funds for food and shelter, education and family support, clean water and medicine. When basic needs are met, the important work of cultural preservation begins.

Gaden Relief Projects: Helping Tibetans preserve their unique culture and religion through health and educational programs and religious institutional support. GRP supports health clinics, nunneries, and monasteries in India and Tibet. GRP has provided over $200,000 of direct aid to Tibetans since 1990.

Global Harvest Educational Center: Global Harvest Educational Center, Listings of Tibetan and Buddhist Organizations, Temples and web sites in general. Contains Buddhist study materials, devotionals, etc.

Gyudmed Tantric University: One of two tantric universities of the Gelugpa School of Tibetan Buddhism. Founded in 1433 by Je Sherab Sengey, a disciple of Lama Tsongkhapa, founder of the Gelugpa School.


Heian International Publishers: HEIAN (pronounced "hey-an") means "peace" in Japanese. Our selection of books about Asia hopes to promote peace through a better understanding between cultures. Adults will enjoy our books on Asian philosophy, art, religion, and literature, and may find our dictionaries especially useful. Children will find delight in our colorful fairy tales and nature stories.

Himalayan Buddhist Education Foundation: This website is designed to provide information on Buddhist activities in Nepal, directory of Buddhist centers, meditation courses, Buddhist sites, and specially its sponsoring of Buddhist awareness programs conducted in different parts of Nepal. It also is going to provide to give information on Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha.

Himalayan Explorers Connection: The mission of the Himalayan Explorers Connection is to promote a better understanding of and respect for the environment and cultures of the Himalayan region. HEC coordinates education, assistance, and cross-cultural experiences for members, volunteers, trekkers, and Himalayan residents.

Himalayan Languages Project : Home Page of the Himalayan Languages Project, an international group of doctoral and post-doctoral linguists and anthropologists working on grammars of the endangered and hitherto undescribed languages of Nepal, Bhutan, India and Tibet.

Jenny Chu - Photographer: A comprehensive, quality collection of recent photos depicting people and the way of life in Tibet and S.W. China.

Journal of Buddhist Ethics: Home page of the Journal of Buddhist ethics, an academic jounal devoted to promoting the study of ethicaal issues from a Buddhist perspective.

Maitreya Project International: Building a complex of temples, parks, gardens, monasteries, educational and medical facilities in Bodhgaya, India, the place of Buddhas Enlightenment. At the centre will be a large statue of Maitreya, the future Buddha.

Manjushree Center of Tibetan Culture (Darjeeling): MCTC is a charitable trust that was established to help preserve the culture of the Tibetan people. Manjushree Center of Tibetan Culture was founded in 1988. It is registered and approved by the Department of Education of the Central Tibetan Administration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Meditation Program: A programme of year round introductory meditation courses in the Tibetan Tradition of Buddhism at Kopan Monastery in Nepal. The courses offer introduction to Buddhist philosophy, teach meditation and advice on how to integrate the teachings of the Buddha into everyday life. Courses are between 7 to 10 days.


Naropa University: Buddhist-inspired, fully accredited private college, offering graduate degrees in contemplative psychotherapy, somatic psychology, and transpersonal psychology.

Nepalese Student Society in Germany: This is the homepage of Nepalese Student in Germany. Web pages of this organization provide various information and also gives opportunities to discuss on several topics.

Neydo Foundation : Dedicated to helping Tibetan people living both inside and outside of Tibet through support of spiritual and educational programs.

Online Tibetan to English Translation/Dictionary Tool: This Java tool takes Tibetan language passages - which can be cut and pasted in, typed in Wylie transliteration, or typed in Tibetan script - and divides the passages up into their component phrases and words, and displays corresponding dictionary definitions.

Overview of History, Philosophy and Culture of Buddhism: A non-sectarian overview of Buddhism, the history, the main teachings, and cultural information.

Palden Sakya Centers/Vikramasila Foundation: Four religious and educational centers in the New York/New Jersey area that offer classes following the Sakya order of Tibetan Buddhism. Part of the Vikramasila Foundation, headed by the Venerable Lama Pema Wangdak.

Pema Ts'al India: School for Tibetan refugee children in Mundgod, South India. Efforts are currently underway to raise money to build a permanent institution for the boys and girls. Sponsorships available. Any assistance greatly appreciated.

Pema Ts'al Nepal: Monastic institute following the Sakya tradition of Tibetan Buddhism for boys from the Mustang area of Nepal. Located in Pokhara. Efforts are currently underway to raise money to finish construction on the monastery where 100 boys will eventually live and study. Sponsorships also available.

Rangjung Yeshe Publications: Rangjung Yeshe Publications is dedicated to presenting high quality translations of authentic Buddhist literature as well as commentaries by contemporary Buddhist masters.

Rangzen Means Independence: The home page of the International Tibet Independence Movement. Provides links to: Why Tibet is important, What you can do? Tibet Merchandise; Important addresses & websites.


Sacred Hoop Magazine Home Page: Sacred Hoop magazine serves to network the spiritual traditions of shamanism and animism. We have many fascinating articles to read on the site, including some from the Tibetan, Mongolian, Tuvan, Siberian and Native American traditions. The site also includes beautiful art work and links to many other sites worldwide.

Summer Foreign Language Institute: The University of Virginia's Summer Foreign Language Institute offers a nine-week, 12-credit introduction to the Tibetan language in both its classical and colloquial forms. Students learn to read Tibetan literature through exposure to a range of sources. Colloquial Tibetan is learned through intensive conversational practice and multimedia programs.

Surmang Foundation: The goal of Surmang Foundation is the economic, cultural and social revitalization of an ethnic Tibetan region in Qinghai province, China. Surmang Foundation's current projects include the development of a network of rural medical clinics, educational programs and economic initiatives.

Swedish Tibetan Society for School and Culture: The Swedish Tibetan Society for School and Culture is a non-profit organization founded in 1988, have been active in the field of education in Tibet since 1993. The aim of teh societi is to build, renovate, or otherwise support 108 schools in the rural areas in Tibet. By the autumn of 2000, 42of the schools will have been completed.

Tashi Jong/Tibetan Video Project: Tibetan Video Project, a non-profit project of Four Corners Foundation, has been doing video documentation of Tibetan culture and Buddhist teachings since 1994. Recently TVP produced the award-winning film, Tashi Jong: A Traditional Tibetan Community in Exile, which portrays daily life, monastic rituals, and sacred dancing in one of the oldest refuge communities in India. All proceeds directly benefit the community.

Temple Art Studio: We are two western artists working for H.H. the Karnapa at Tsurphu Monastery Tibet since 1992. Our sight also contains our artwork in Hawaii

The Tibetan Alphabet and Language: Instructions and material for learning the Tibetan alphabet - also includes useful phrases.

The Tibet Game: Play your way to Nirvana! Starting with no kharma, 1000 Chinese dollars and three illegal photos of the Dalai Lama, your quest is to get to Nirvana by navigating 24 linked interactive panoramas shot on location.

Tibetan Association of Northern California: Web site for the Tibetan community in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California. Many slide show images of our events and members, plus a feature on His Holiness the Dalai Lama and up-to-date links to other related Tibetan sites.

Tibetan Avenue : It is mainly about Tibet and so on. In this site, there are lots of information, articles, links and much more. How to help and contact. so log in and find out more.. Tashi delek ! Peace [Yega]

Tibetan Bonpo Media Archive Project : The Tibetan Bonpo Media Archive Project is creating a non-linear digital archive that will represent Bonpo philosophy.


Tibetan Computer Company : The Tibetan Computer Company was established in 1986 for the purpose of developing high quality Tibetan-script capable software for the use on the IBM PC platform. Since then the company has developed software for use with the Tibetan language in both the DOS and Windows environments. The Company is famous especially for its fonts which are regarded as the best in the world.

Tibetanmedicine.com: Tibetanmedicine.com provides detailed information regarding the natural healing tradition of Tibet, enhanced by beautiful traditional illustrations. It explains Tibetan medicine's theory, and its practices for diagnosing and treating illness. It contains a resource list of practitioners as well as articles, which provide readers with a uniquely sophisticated understanding of Tibetan medicine from a scientific/medical, environmental, spiritual, historical and social perspective.

Tibetan storyteller & author

TIBETcenter Chicago: The TIBETcenter is a not-for-profit Tibetan art & cultural organization, recognized by IRS as tax-exempt under 501(c)(3) and eligible to receive tax deductible contributions to the maximum extent permitted by law. It endeavors to preserve and promote the cultural heritage of Tibet, as well as providing a venue for Tibetan and Buddhist studies. The organization was founded in January 1999 with the blessing of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Tibet Environmental Watch (TEW): Welcome to the Tibet Environmental Watch (TEW) site. Our focus is to bring awareness to the publication TIBET: Enduring Spirit, Exploited Land, which describes the relationship of Tibetan nomads and farmers with the environment, and to publish related environmental news on the region. This site will be used to update important Tibetan environmental information as new data becomes available and to build upon the concept of a "Zone of Peace" as presented by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Tibet Expeditions & Overland Tours: Educational overland tours and expeditions throughout Tibet region.

TIBETmichigan:Michigan's major Tibet Support Group was named in 1995 and is comprised of individuals and organizations working together to help bring about statewide awareness and action on behalf of the people and culture of Chinese-occupied Tibet.

Tibet Studies Internet Newsletter: A newsletter dedicated to the field of Tibet Studies.

Tsechen Damchos Ling Buddhist Monastery: A small monastery in Mundgod, South India, that follows the Sakya tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Headed by the Venerable Lama Guru Gyaltsen, also director of the Pema Ts'al schools in Mundgod and Pokhara, Nepal. The current building is literally crumbling, so fundraising efforts are underway to construct a new building. Sponsorships also available.

Tse Chen Ling Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies & Bookstore: Located in San Francisco, CA. We offer classes in meditation and Buddhist Studies. We have a resident teacher, Geshe Ngawang Dakpa, and many other teachers who teach on a regular basis, including Ven. Robina Courtin & Ngawang Chotak.

Tushita Meditation Centre: The homepage of Tushita Meditation Centre in Dharamsala, India.

Vikramasila Foundation: Founded by the Venerable Lama Pema Wangdak in 1989. Based on the teachings of the Sakya school, the foundation seeks to preserve Tibetan culture and to provide the teachings of the Buddha to the growing community of interested people in the New York area through Tibetan Buddhist studies and meditative practices, special events and spiritual gatherings.

Whispered Prayers - Portraits and Prose of Tibetans in Exile

World Wide Fund for Nature: You can learn more about the work we do and our attempts to preserve the environment.

Yeshe Norbu Appello per il Tibet: Long distance adoptions for tibetan refugees in India and Nepal and related projects like the Food Fund for the Sera-je Monastery in South India. Many links to related sites in english.

[Back to Top] [Directory Index]

Mapping the Tibetan World

Mapping the Tibetan World
The Bible for Tibet-bound travelers

Amazon.com | Amazon.ca | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.fr | Amazon.de | Amazon.co.jp

Include the Site Name, URL, e-mail contact, suggested categories and a less than 50-word description.

The links listed on this page lead to organizations and content that do not in any way reflect the views or opinions of Kotan Publishing, Inc. Kotan Publishing, Inc. does not accept any liability for damage or offense caused by the use of these links by any individual, organization or company.