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Research Institute of Tibetology at Gangtok

Namgyal Institute of Tibetology is a world famous institute which encourages researchers interested in Tibetan art and culture especially in Sikkim state. Established in 1958, it is an important reference centre for Buddhist scholarships in the world. The institute has a museum and a library and is situated in Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim state, India.

Shown in the video is the Tibetan library of the research institute and the memorial park in honour of the last king of Sikkim. Inside the campus stands a bronze statue of Chogyal Palden Thondup Namgyal of Sikkim