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gompa

(ˈɡɒmpə)
n
(Buddhism) Buddhism a Tibetan monastery or temple

gompa

A Tibetan word for a meditation room which contains a shrine, meditation cushions, and desks for sacred books.
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The CBL Executive Governor made the statement during the opening ceremony of a four-day national RCFI seminar and capacity building training in Gompa City, Nimba County on 11 December 2017.
This gompa, or meditation temple, is holding space for 21 students from around the world, mostly Israeli, British, and Australian.
Behind us the deserted Chiu Gompa monastery, seemingly carved out of the rocks overlooking the lake, glowed in the remaining light while Mount Kallash peeked at us from behind a curtain of clouds.
The courtyard of Hemis Gompa, the biggest Buddhist monastery in Ladakh and the headquarters of the Drukpa Order, is the stage for the festival that celebrates the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava, the eighth century Indian guru revered for spreading Tantrayana Buddhism in the
Caption: 2 Girls at a festival in Gangtey Gompa wear their finest dress.
The trail continues on a ridge filled with rhododendrons to Shing Gompa to visit a small cheese factory and an old Buddhist monastery.
From a high point overlooking the village near a former Pakistani army bunker now sits a Gompa, from where you can spot military camps on the mountains above.
Perched high on the Durpin Hills, with a fantastic view, Zong Dog Palri Fo Brang Gompa is a prominent Buddhist monastery near Kalimpong.
On a Thursday afternoon of mid-November 2012--the same month that saw the highest concentration of self-immolations in Tibet to date--he went into the garden of the French manor-house building and its adjoining new gompa complex, doused himself in petrol and set himself alight.
Some went for mountain biking while the tourists headed for various attractive destinations, including Samdin Yangcha gompa, Dorjeeling gompa, and the Yorlung border post.
Most mid-sized villages having four or more dwellings maintain a small gompa, a temple reflecting the mix of Hindu and Buddhist history in the region.