What is Gompa or Monastery??

  • Last Updated on Jul 3, 2022

A monastery is a spiritual haven for with drawl from the temporal world and for renunciation from its materialistic world and sensual desires. This is also an instrument for bringing Buddhist ideas and the beliefs of the very temporal world of the lay population.

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What is Gompa or Monastery??

A monastery is a spiritual haven for with drawl from the temporal world and for renunciation from its materialistic world and sensual desires. This is also an instrument for bringing Buddhist ideas and the beliefs of the very temporal world of the lay population. From the viewpoint of mediation, a pilgrim or a disciple with a voice can get the opportunity to practice and solace the mind. Wherever goes to the monastery or nunnery can cultivate the right mental attitude and buy discount valium online right action. The Buddhist tenets, philosophy, and beliefs so that the act of rebirth in this temporal word is to teach right education and good Karma to the laypeople.

In the whole Himalayan region, the village temple and theological intuition are called Gumpa or Gompa. The term “gumba” is derived from the Tibetan term “dgon-pa” which means “good man” The term is also defined as “gomchhenpa” that means the center where people go for mediation. We cam found two types of Gompa in Nepal.

Lhankang   

Gonde

1) Lhankang : This is a village temple where people go to everyday worship, funeral rites, and weeding.

2) Gonde: This is a theological center where people go to religious mediation. By the rule, Gonde monetary should be built at a lonely place that is closely associated with nature (eco-environment)
We can find two types of Gonde Monastery. I) Seta II) Dupta

I) Seta: In order to be a lama he has to stay three years, three days, three months, and three days.

II) Dupta: In Gupta there is a selection of reincarnation Lama. After the demise of the existing Lama, they believe that he will take birth as a new child. The attributes of the previous lama and existing lama mixed each other. The boy is given to choose the attributes of the previous Lama. If he is able to select the attributes he is honored as the reincarnation Lama.

There are more than 12 hundred Bubbliest Monasteries, thousand Buddhist monuments, Chorten, Mani walls, Prayer wheels, Prayer flags, Stupas, wall painting, and ancient scriptures. Some of them are more than two thousand years old.

 

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