1.Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts: This specializes in the area of Tibetan traditional dances, opera, and other performing arts. It is a school for learning performing arts, which was established in 1959. They carry out range of activities aimed at preserving and promoting traditional performing arts. Further information about the institution and its activities could be found at www.tibetanarts.org
2.Tibet House Society: This was established in October 1965 in New Delhi. Since then it has been involved in preserving Tibetan religious and cultural artifacts and Tibetan religion and culture. The society runs Tibetan language and Buddhist philosophy classes and organizes special events aimed for creating awareness on Tibetan religion and culture. Check www.tibethousenewdelhi.org for details on their activities.
3.Central University of Tibetan Studies (CUTS): This Central University was established on August 20, 1967 with funding from Ministry of Culture, Government of India and His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. It was a deemed university and caters wide range of services in the field of Tibetan studies.
Originally called Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies (CIHTS), it began functioning as a constituent wing of the Sampurna Nanda Sanskrit University, and eventually emerged as an autonomous body in 1977 under the Department of Culture of Ministry of Education of the Government of India. The Institute’s unique mode of functioning have been duly recognized, and on the recommendation of the University Grants Commission, the Government of India bestowed upon it the status of a “Deemed University”, Under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956 on the 5th of April, 1988. Ven. Samdhong Rinpoche was the first Director. Following the recommendation of the Society, the nomenclature of the Institute was revised as Central University of Tibetan Studies (Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the U.G.C. Act, 1956) with the approval of the Government of India, which was publicly released by His Holiness the Dalai Lama on 15 January, 2009, and notification to this effect was made on 22.7.2009. For more details, check http://cuts.ac.in/.
4.Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA): It was established in 1971. The library houses rare and valuable collection of Tibetan books, manuscripts, thangkas (scroll paintings), icons, and other artifacts brought from Tibet. It also runs services like Tibetan language and Buddhist philosophical classes for foreigners and modern science workshops for the Tibetan geshes and khenpos. For more details, check www.ltwa.net
5.Norbulingka Institute: It was established in 1995. This institute has schools for thangka painting, embroidery, metal carving, and an academy for Tibetan culture. For more details, check www.norbulingka.org
6.Manjushree Center of Tibetan Culture: This was established in 1988 in Darjeeling. It runs services like intensive training on Tibetan language and Buddhist philosophies. For more details, check www.manjushree-culture.org.