The Library of Tibetan Works and Archives is a Tibetan library in Dharamshala, India. The library became based through Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama on eleven June 1970, and is considered one of the maximum critical libraries and institutions of Tibetan works within the international. The library contains resources which were relocated from Tibet during the 1959 get away, inclusive of essential Tibetan Buddhist manuscripts and records related to Tibet's history, politics, way of life or even art. It possesses more than 80,000 manuscripts, books and documents; over 600 thangkas, statues and other artefacts of Buddhist background; 10,000 images; and many different materials.
The directors have blanketed Geshe Lhakdor, and Geshe Sonam Rinchen had also been scholar-in-house. The number one goal of the library is to provide a complete cultural resource of the highest general and to promote an environment to facilitate research and the change of understanding. The 2nd ground of the library contains a museum containing fantastic artefacts, together with a three-dimensional carved wood mandala of Avalokiteshvara and items that date lower back to the 12th century.