Key Gop
Joyous Perseverance on the path
Norbu Choling Center is a Singapore based non-profit organization committed to servicing humanity by providing opportunities to serve and learn from the monks and lineage masters from the 11th century Key Monastery in Spiti, Himalayas India.

Key Monastery is founded by Dromton, the pupil of the Great Master Atisha Dipamkara founder of Kadam School. Today, it still remains as the biggest monastery of Spiti Valley and home to 380 monks at an altitude of 4,166 metres above sea-level.

H.E Lochen Rinpoche is our Spiritual Director who is the 19th reincarnation of the Great Translator Rinchen Zangpo (year 958 - 1055) of Tibet, - one of the greatest scholars and artists of the century.

This simple website aims to create a connection to our kind teachers' through an archive of video teachings on YOUTUBE, gift of prayers though our regular centre activities and an insight to Spiti to the world via cyberspace.

Norbu Choling Center is supported by committee members and volunteers under the kind guidance of Venerable Geshe Dorje Tenzin and a team of visiting monks from the Key Monastery .

Meeting Tulku Tenzin Lekshe Rinpoche this Vesak 2016! He was born 1984 in Lari, Spiti (India), is the incarnation of Kachen Tashi Dorje who was a great scholar honoured with the title " Kachen" - the highest doctorate in Buddhist Philosophy, a teacher at the renowned Tashi Lhunpo Monastic University and a master in Buddhist Tantra. The renowned Kachen Rinpoche became the first tutor to H.E Lochen Tulku Rinpoche and played an important part in the establishment of the institution.

Tulku Tenzin Lekshe Rinpoche was recognised as Kachen Rinpoche by H.H the Dalai Lama at the age of 4 and started his education in Gaden Shartse Monastery, received many initiations and teachings from renowned gurus such as HH the Dalai Lama and the late Lati Rinpoche. He holds the award " Master of the Year in the Studies of Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy 2014" at Gaden Shartse Norling Monastic University.


» Monthly 2016 Calendar of Events, Click Here!

Since 15 January 2007, we have the blessings to invite Khen Rinpoche Jangchup Choden,the late Gangling Rinpoche, Ex-Abbot of Key Monastery Khenpo Losang Jinpa ,Tsering Tobgay, current Abbot Tinley of Key Monastery, the late Geshe Dakpa of Gaden Shartse Monastery, the 19th incarnation Lochen Rinpoche and Khensur Sonam Rinpoche of Gyuto Tantric College to Singapore.

» Call 67476650 to join our daily Setrap Black Tea Offering at $30 & Leng Chag Torma Offering at $45 per month conducted by our Resident Monks.


WHAT's ON: Learn Basic Vajrayana Practices & Offering from Geshe Dorje Tenzin on 18/9 and 16/10 @ 10.30am.