There are many temples and monasteries in Taiwan making it a good place to study Buddhism. Buddhism has increased in popularity among the Taiwanese people in recent years and there are many Buddhist organisations including very large international ones which have their headquarters in Taiwan such as Fo Guang Shan and Tzu Chi. Chan and Pure Land Buddhism are the most popular types of Buddhism practised in Taiwan. Tibetan Buddhism is also becoming increasingly popular. The Dalai Lama visited Taiwan in 1997, 2001 and 2009 and there are many Tibetan monks, nuns and lamas living in Taiwan.