High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Mindrolling Monastery (pronounced MINH-droh-lyng) is one of the six major monasteries of the Nyingma school in Tibet. It was founded by Rigzin Terdak Lingpa in 1676. Tendrak Lingpa`s lineage is known as the Nyo lineage. Mindrolling, in Tibetan means "Place of Perfect Emancipation". It is located in Zhanang County, Shannan Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, China, approximately 43 kilometers east of the Lhasa airport, on the south side of the Tsangpo river.