The Treasury of Lives

Subhrajyoti Saha, 2018, CC BY-SA 4.0

Namgyal Institute of Tibetology in Gangtok was established in 1958 by the King of Sikkim, Tashi Namgyal (1893 – 1963). It promotes research on the religion, culture, language, art and history of the people of the Tibetan cultural area, which includes Sikkim. The institute contains a library and a museum as well. Since 1964, the Namgyal Institute has published the Bulletin of Tibetology. 


Subba, J.R. 2008. History, Culture and Customs of Sikkim. New Delhi: Gyan Publishing House, p. 48.

Website of the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology.


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