Buddhist Monasteries

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Monastic Rules - Buddhism
... Buddhist monasteries, known as vihara, emerged sometime around the 4th century BC, from the practice of vassa, the retreat undertaken by Buddhist monks and nuns during the South Asian rainy season ... becoming stranded in inclement weather, Buddhist monks and nuns were instructed to remain in a fixed location for the roughly three month period typically beginning in mid-July ... in which monks and nuns resided year round in monasteries ...
Lahaul And Spiti - Tourism
... The natural scenery and Buddhist monasteries, such as Ki, Dhankar, Shashur, Guru Ghantal, Khungri Monastery in Pin Valley, Tnagyud Gompa of the Sakya Sect in Komic, Sherkhang Gompa in ... It houses a collection of Buddhist scriptures, Buddhist statues and Thangkas. 12th century, this monastery houses a large library of Buddhist literature including the main Kangyur and Tangyur scriptures ...