Namgyal Monastery is one of the most well-known religious institutions in Tibet. As the Dalai Lama's personal monastery, it was traditionally located within the Potala Palace where it was responsible for the performance of many of the official rituals and public ceremonies. Namgyal Monastery offers a unique perspective on the tortuous path of contemporary Tibetan history.
Tibetan TV call-in show invites the abbot of Namgyal Monastery, Ven. Geshi Dawa to VOA studio to talk and reflect on the monastery's history and experience in Tibet and in exile.