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In the News (Fri 24 May 19)

  
  MySpace.com - Gompa - London/Teynham UK, Zürich CH, Holland, Stockholm, SE - Rock / Metal / Pop Punk - ...
Gompa was formed by the two lead vocalists, Jake Daniel (Scarborough, England)and Maik Pehrsson (Zurich,Switzerland) in London 2001.
It has been a while, but Gompa are now back in the EU after a long and draining tour in the Himalayas.
Rumor has it that Gompa will be joining vajra-power with their friends and co-conspirators, 'Of The I'.
www.myspace.com /gompahome   (865 words)

  
  Mortal Engines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Batmunkh Gompa is an Anti-Traction stronghold and city.
Batmunkh Gompa is also a static city which is home to the League's Northern Air Fleet.
Batmunkh Gompa is located in the Himalayas, and bears many similarities to Nepalese culture.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Batmunkh_Gompa   (549 words)

  
 ladakh_monasteries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Walking towards the gompa from the small group of houses nearby, the first temple of importance is on the left.
This is the Sum-stek, the oldest of the Alchi gompa.
The road approaching the gompa makes a wide semicircle around its base, affording beautiful views of the gompa from different vantage points.Likir was established around the 15th century and early in its history, became responsible for the oversight of Alchi gompa, to which it has posted lamas up to the present day.
guides.travelindia.com /TI_Guides/laddakh/ladakh_monasteries.html   (4999 words)

  
 Lahaul & Spiti District, Himachal Pradesh, India
Built around the early decades of the 14th c, the gompa belongs to the Sa-kya-pa sect and is of historical importance.
The lamas of this gompa are supposed to be proficient in tantra.
Kungri gompa is the main centre of the Nyingma-pa sect in Spiti.
hplahaulspiti.nic.in /Monasteries2.htm   (1344 words)

  
 CD Baby: GOMPA: Gompa
Gompa spent several years in many different constellations, a famous cult classic being their format in London in 2002, with Grim Reaper on Bass and an odd looking transsexual reincarnation of Tomas Aquinas on keyboard.
Gompa since moved to Sweden, as ordered by Zlotec, chief of the Naga (one of the many alien races occupying and ruling our planet blue).
Gompa's music reflect what may be perceived as two opposite extremes: Lyrics inspired by the meditative philosophies of the far east, with pretty melodies and choirs, and nasty, heavy, detuned metal riffs.
cdbaby.com /cd/gompa   (1104 words)

  
 Gompas of Ladakh,Travel Ladakh Gompas,Ladakh Gompas Travel,Ladakh Gompases,Gompases of Ladakh,Ladakh Religion ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Likir gompa was established in the 15th century and early in its history became responsible for the oversight of Alchi gompa, to which it has posted lamas up to the present day.
Stok gompa is a subsidiary of Spituk and both were founded by the same lama, Nawang Lotus, during the reign of King Takpa Bumbde.
Thiksey gompa was built some 600 years ago and consists of 12 levels ascending a hillside, culminating in an incarnate Lama's private apartments at the summit.
www.excursionsindia.com /gompas-of-ladakh/index.html   (797 words)

  
 Lahaul & Spiti District, Himachal Pradesh, India
The peculiar feature of the gompa is the wooden idols as distinguished from the clay idols found in other monasteries.
This gompa was founded in the 17th C. AD by Lama Deva Gyatsho of Zangskar who was a missionary of Nawang Namgyal, the king of Bhutan.
This gompa is located against the backdrop of the bare mountains of the Rangcha massif which "rises above the valley like a giant cobra standing on its tail with hood outspread, ready to strike".
hplahaulspiti.nic.in /Monasteries.htm   (1000 words)

  
 arunachal pradesh, arunachal pradesh tourism guide, travel information to arunachal india, arunachal, itanagar
This Gompa is situated at the heart of the Tawang Township.
Rigyaling Gompa is situated at a distance of 1-km from Tawang Township.
This Gompa is surrounded by a thick plantation of tress planted by 'Changsey' under the guidance and supervision of forest department, Tawang.
www.indiantravelportal.com /arunachal-pradesh/monasteries/monasteries-nunneries-tawang.html   (884 words)

  
 The Dancing Monks of Tengboche
Tengboche gompa is home to around 36 monks and 25 students, under the leadership of the Abbot Ngawang Tenzin Zangbu.
Followers of this ancient cult believe that the world is inhabited by spirits and supernatural forces, upon which the monks, by means of their dancing, perform the rites of expiation and purification to give protection to the people.
The gompa is a square, three storied edifice, recently rebuilt for the second time, having been destroyed in 1989 by an electrical fire.
www.infohub.com /ARTICLES/monks.html   (1744 words)

  
 Luri Gompa
The gompa, covered with a red wash, perched on a ledge on a one hundred-meter high cliff, stands out against the sand and bone-colored sandstone pillars.
Photographs make it appear that entrance to the gompa is obtained by scaling this pillar, yet a winding footpath climbs one hundred meters to a door in a lower cave, inside which a notched log leads up to the gompa itself.
Although no documentation has been found pertaining to this gompa, its paintings appear to be of earlier date than those in Jampa and Thubchen, perhaps by a hundred years, which would set them back to the fourteenth century, or even earlier.
dl.lib.brown.edu /BuddhistTempleArt/LuriGompa.html   (497 words)

  
 The Tribune - Windows - Featured story
It is not only the spiritual aspect of the gompa that is remarkable but the tremendous exposition of a dying or probably an already-extinct art form that is alluring.
Each gompa has its own garbgrih (the shrine room) where a huge golden idol of Buddha sitting in padmasan is placed in the centre of the room and on both sides are smaller statues cast in bronze and gold of the senior lamas who founded the monastery.
A colourful flagpole towers in the central verandah of a gompa that is surrounded by a wall exquisitely painted in vibrant and eye-catching dyes.
www.tribuneindia.com /2000/20001202/windows/main3.htm   (554 words)

  
 Twang-Arunachal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Urgyeling gompa is situated some 2 miles to the south of Tawang township.
He placed before the Dalai Lama a plan of constructing a new gompa as a centre of the Gelug-pa. With the blessings of the Dalai Lama, he came to the Galdan Tselling gompa and stayed there for some years.
The area of the monastery was measured with the yarn of ball given by the Dalai Lama.
www.cnnhorizons.com /india/northeast_tawangread.htm   (1864 words)

  
 Spiritual Head   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The students of the eleventh Zasep Tulku found the parents Lama had mentioned, and on his birth the clairvoyant Bodhisattvas happily confirmed that the child born to this family was indeed the twelfth Tulku.
In Gerjel province was the monastery of Jetrung Gompa.
As he entered the gompa he passed between rows of musicians playing sacred instruments and was escorted into the temple under an ornamented victory umbrella.
www.sendar.com /dharma/spiritual_head_biography.html   (6139 words)

  
 Birdwatching Trip Report from Nepal: Lantang National Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
All of the slopes surrounding Kyanjin Gompa were blanketed with snow.
Many of the trails near Sing Gompa were carpeted with red flowers that had fallen from the rhododendrons.
In the late afternoon, we walked back from Sing Gompa to a ridge where we sat and watched the final bird activity for the day.
www.birdtours.co.uk /tripreports/nepal/nepal7/lantang2001.htm   (6528 words)

  
 Ladakh Cultural Tour,Ladakh Cultural Tours,Cultural Tours Ladakh,Leh Ladakh Cultural Tours,Ladakh Cultural ...
After breakfast drive to Dha hanu enroute visit at Likir Gompa, The magnificent gompa at Likir, known as the Klu-kkhyol Gompa, was founded in the 14th century, and was the first in Ladakh known to have been built under the direction of Tibetan monks.
Hemis Gompa is also known as Chang-Chub-Sam-Ling (or the Lone Place of the Compassionate Person), Hemis Gompa, 45 km south of Leh belongs to the Brokpa order and was founded in the early 17th century.
The Karzok village has single gompa here is quite unusual because it is inhabited predominantly by women, who often spend their day making beautiful garments for themselves.
www.all-india-travel-tours.com /ladakh-cultural-tour.html   (1799 words)

  
 Milarepas Gompa
Other reports in LP etc have the Gompa at 4,000m and the caves at 4,300m but the caves pointed out to us as Milarepa’s and the one holding the bow were only 100m or so above the gompa.
The Gompa is quite simple but elegant and surrounded by many other buildings to house pilgrims which flock there at various times of the year.
The Gompa is sheltered from the cold prevailing winds and catches the sun due to it’s southerly aspect, but venture a few hundred meters further up the moraine to the glacier proper and it can be bitterly cold.
www.nepal-dia.de /Nepal_Reisebericht_Annapurnaru/BB_Manang/B_milarepas_Gompa_deutsch/b_milarepas_gompa_deutsch.html   (802 words)

  
 Monastery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The monasteries with their Gompas (temples) that are found here are both old and new.
In the Pin Valley is the ‘ KUNGRI GOMPA ’.
It is dedicated to Lama Gotsang – of Zanskar, The Gompa belongs to the Red sect of the Tibetan Buddhist.
www.indyahills.com /monastery/monastery.html   (2263 words)

  
 Ladakh Leh Nubra Padum
Tikse Gompa, 20km southeast of Leh, is the most architecturally impressive gompa in Ladakh and is the most photographed.
The Samtam Ling Gompa, 3km from the village of Sumur, was established by the Dalai Lama in 1962.
The gompa is usually closed, but there may be a monk present who can let you in to see the old wall paintings.
vegetarian-restaurants.net /India-Guide/IndianStates/Ladakh/Ladakh.htm   (7153 words)

  
 Dolpo - Shey Gompa 18 days Camp trekking with Mountain Experience
We will be exploring the Gompa, hopefully meeting with the lama, if he is here.
To get to the monastery, perched on a hill above river junction, one tiptoes across stones laid gently in the water onto a small gravel island, passes the ever-present prayer walls and a second bridge, and then climbs up to the bluff to the chimes of a wind bell.
Across the river from Ringmo is the Gompa, with an old lama and his wife.
www.mountainexperience.info /dolpo_sheygompa_trek_18_days.htm   (851 words)

  
 SW China Place Descriptions
Kirti Gompa (Gelukpa) in town centre, founded 1472, is one of the largest monasteries in the county and is home to about a 1000 monks, as is Ser Gompa (Jonangpa).
Longrong Gompa is largest in Derong county, one of the '13' built during Gelukpa school's southeast expansion.
Further afield is Chandüd Gompa, one of the oldest Nyingmapa gompa in Kham.
www.haiweitrails.com /place_descriptions.htm   (12555 words)

  
 American Himalayan Foundation Mustang: Thubchen Gompa on Asianart.com
The Thubchen Gompa, dedicated to Sakyamuni, Buddha of The Present, is located within the walled city of Lo Manthang, the capital of the formerly forbidden Kingdom of Mustang, a cultural relic of Tibet near the Nepal-Tibet border.
Before work could begin, the gompa and the sacred energy within would have to be protected from defilement by the workers.
On the morning of the l7th, the Khempo and four monks performed the Aartsok ceremony, in which he collected the "Wisdom Beings" from the wall paintings and statues, and transferred them into a melung, a mirror fashioned from a brass disk on a staff.
www.asianart.com /ahf   (3167 words)

  
 Luri Gompa
The gompa, covered with a red wash, perched on a ledge on a one hundred-meter high cliff, stands out against the sand and bone-colored sandstone pillars.
Photographs make it appear that entrance to the gompa is obtained by scaling this pillar, yet a winding footpath climbs one hundred meters to a door in a lower cave, inside which a notched log leads up to the gompa itself.
Although no documentation has been found pertaining to this gompa, its paintings appear to be of earlier date than those in Jampa and Thubchen, perhaps by a hundred years, which would set them back to the fourteenth century, or even earlier.
www.brown.edu /Research/BuddhistTempleArt/LuriGompa.html   (511 words)

  
 Ladakh Monasteries,Ladakh Buddhist Monastery,Leh Ladakh Monasteries
The Sankar gompa is located a couple of kilometers north of the town center.
The gompa belongs to the Gelukpa order and has an impressive impression of the Buddhist deity Avalokiteshwara Padmahari or Chenresig, with 1,000 arms and an equal number of heads.
The Gompa was founded in 11th century by Od-De The Gompa was named Spituk (exemplary) by Rinchen Zangpo, a translator came to that place and said that exemplary religious community would rise.
www.leh-ladakh.com /ladakh-monasteries.html   (1623 words)

  
 Stok Gompa,Monasteries of Ladakh,Stok Buddhist Tour Ladakh,Stok Buddhist Travel Guide,Buddhism in Ladakh,Ladakh ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
gompa is a subsidiary of Spituk and both were founded by the same lama, Nawang Lotus, during the reign of King Takpa Bumbde.
The oldest parts of the gompa are some 550 years old though the main Dukhang is only about fifty years old.
This chapel is the oldest part of the gompa.
www.excursionsindia.com /gompas-of-ladakh/stok-gompa.html   (629 words)

  
 CRTP - Chhairro Gompa Home Page
The Chairro Gompa Restoration Project is a joint effort between the people of the Chhairo region, John Sanday Associates and the Cultural Restoration Tourism Project (CRTP).
In the early seventies the last of the monks left Chairro and the fate of the Gompa was left to the elements.
The harsh weather of the area has taken its toll on the gompa structure and the treasures inside are at risk of being lost forever.
chhairrogompa.org   (229 words)

  
 City Information - Leh, ladakh, zanskar
It is an 'other-worldly' place with gompas perched on soaring hilltops, shattered looking landscapes splashed with small but brilliant patches of green and ancient palaces clinging to sheer rock walls.
Chemrey - 45 km from Leh, situated in a picturesque valley leading to Changia, this gompa was constructed as a funeral act of merit on Sengge Namgyal's death in 1645.
The mosque, city palace, the bazar and the gompas, are all within walking distance.
www.jetairtours.com /ixl.htm   (1780 words)

  
 Marpa Gompa Meditation Society, Calgary Alberta Canada
Marpa Gompa Meditation Society (Tibetan: Marpa Gompa Changchub Ling) is a nonprofit society dedicated to the promotion, practice, and study of Tibetan Buddhist Meditation.
Marpa Gompa Meditation Society is registered with Revenue Canada as a charitable organization.
Particularly, because Marpa Gompa is situated in the city, it is a place of tranquility: when people from the city come to practice at this place, they forget all external problems and just concentrate on meditation.
www.marpa-gompa.org   (610 words)

  
 Historical places, tourism and travel guide on India from chooseindiatravels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The gompa's steps climb past the monk's quarters to the first of a group of temples.
Above the Du-khang stands the gompa's principal; deity, Tara, in her triumphant, 1000-armed form as Dukkar, or "Lady of the White Parasol", presiding over a light,airy shrine room whose walls are adorned with a Tibetan calendar and tableaux depicting "dos and don'ts" for monks.
Another flights of steps leads to the gompa library and, eventually, a roof terrace with fine views towards the north side of Namgyal Tsemo hill and the valley to the south.
www.chooseindia.com /tourism/jammuhistory.html   (1074 words)

  
 A SHORT HISTORY OF BUDDHISM-Part5
Influential is the great religious debate of Samye: between 792 and 794)(Indian Mahâyâna against Chinese Ch'an (Zeng)) which is won by the Indian Mahâyâna brand of Buddhism except the Dzogchen movement in the 20th century which is based on the Chinese Ch'an-Buddhism and can be rooted back to Bön-Po.
Rumtek Gompa, south of Gangtok in Sikkim: Sikkim is presently the Focus of the Kadam-Pa Sect of the Tibetan Buddhism
Tradün Gompa in West-Tibet in the upper Tsangpo Valley
www.klausdierks.com /Himalaya/buddhism5.htm   (1760 words)

  
 Leh Travel, Tour Packages, Tours, Hotels, Holidays Or Vacation In Leh
Sanker Gompa - The Sankar Gompa is renowned for the impressive impression of the Buddhist deity Avalokiteshwara Padmahari or Chenresig with a thousand arms and an equal number of heads.
The major attractions in the Gompa are the three-story high Buddha image and ancient manuscripts and frescoes.
The 11th century gompa is located on the banks of the Indus River.
www.makemytrip.com /destination/leh/leh1.htm   (496 words)

  
 Gompa becomes U.S. citizen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Professor of Mathematics Raghu Gompa, Ph.D., along with his wife, Vijaya, took the oath of U.S. citizenship on November 21, 2002.
Gompa said he had been thinking about becoming a citizen for several years.
Gompa was especially pleased when 1994 alumna Staci DeLon attended and videotaped the event for her former teacher.
www.iuk.indiana.edu /ocm/news/Jan03/gompa.html   (352 words)

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