Kathok Monastery

Kathok Monastery is a prominent Tibetan Buddhist monastery located in Eastern Tibet. Founded in the 19th century, it is affiliated with the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism, which is the oldest of the four major schools. Kathok Monastery is renowned for its rich spiritual and cultural heritage. It serves as a center for Buddhist studies, meditation, and religious practices. The monastery houses numerous precious Buddhist scriptures, artifacts, and stunning Tibetan Buddhist art. Kathok Monastery is also known for its annual religious festivals and spiritual retreats, attracting pilgrims and visitors from different parts of Tibet and beyond. It is a significant place of worship and pilgrimage for followers of the Nyingma tradition.