Welcome to the official website of Shar Gaden MONASTERY
The Shar Gaden Nampar Gyalway Ling, a Mahayana Monastic University for higher Buddhist studies, located in Tibetan Camp 1, Mundgod, South India. Presently there are 850 resident monks studying Mahayana Buddhist Philosophy, Tantric courses, as well as general education. Since the inception of the monastery, many novices have been coming from diverse areas of the Himalayan region such as Tibet, Mongolia, Nepal etc to study monastic curriculum of sutra and tantra. The Venerable Geshe Lobsang Jinpa Rinpoche is the current Abbot of Shar Gaden, while the current appointed administrators manage and maintain most of the secular matters along with the rest of the affiliated branch such as the educational, School & Library department.