Tibet House, established in 1963 by the spiritual leader Dalai Lama, is the first cultural center of its kind in the world. Located in New Delhi
, it was opened with the aim to preserve the unique cultural heritage of Tibet. Tibet House highlights inter-cultural and inter-religious dialogue and ecological responsibility from a Buddhist viewpoint.
Tibet House is a center for Tibetan and Buddhist studies. It has a museum and a well-equipped library. The museum is a repository of Tibetan artifacts. The library has an extensive collection of both English and Tibetan books including 233 volumes of the Kagyur and Tengyur.
Tibet House has published a number of important texts illustrating the culture of Tibet. The 'Tibet House Bulletin', a biannual published at Tibet House, reaches all over the world.