Shyalpa Monastery and Retreat Center
GPO Box 7465 Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: 977-14820097
Contact Person: Manager Penpa
Who We Are
Wencheng Gongzhu International Foundation is spiritual, non-profit charitable organization following the teachings and vision of His Eminence Shyalpa Rinpoche. The organization is named after the legendary Chinese Princess Wencheng Gongzhu who introduced Buddhism in Tibet and devoted her life after the well being of the people.

Embodying the spirit of Wencheng Gongzhu, the Foundation seeks to enhance spiritual growth across Asia. The principle activities of the Foundation includes: organizes regular teachings, seminars, meditation retreats and Pilgrimage tours around the region, guided by His Eminence Shyalpa Rinpoche; supports the on-going establishment of spiritual learning facilities such as Education Centers and Monastic College; sponsors important and significant Buddhist Ceremonies.

Shyalpa Monastery and Retreat Center, located at the beautiful hillside of Kathmandu Valley, is the seat of His Eminence Shyalpa Rinpoche and home to over 100 monks and nuns. Retreat Center receives Dharma practitioners and guests interested in pursuing a spiritual path and provides them a serene environment for retreats. Requests to stay at the Center can be made to the listed email.