One of the most renowned institutions in India is the famous stone built Namgyal institute of Tibetology. It was founded by the fourteenth Dalai Lama in 1957 on 10th of February. Later in the year 1958 on 1st of October, our esteemed prime minister late Shri Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru affirmed it open for all the people to come and discover the prosperity and charm of Buddhism.
Today it is renowned worldwide as the best centre to study and learn the Buddhist philosophy and its religious beliefs. The institute houses a museum which has the world's best and rarest collected works of Buddhism and manuscripts. It has been determined as the leading institute amongst Mahayana scholars enlightening them with a treasure of knowledge about language and Tibetan culture.
The institute has around 30,000 volumes that describe its rich culture and affluence of Buddhism, which are written on a wooden wedge and translations of teachings of Lord Buddha that lure huge scores of followers from all round the world.