Tradruk Monastery

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Yuru Tradruk Monastery (Wyl. g.yu ru khra 'brug) is the first, or at least one of the first, Buddhist temples built in Tibet by King Songtsen Gampo. Together with Samye and the Jokhang it is one of the three most important temples in Central Tibet. It is also counted among the border taming temples.

Further Reading

  • Per K Sørensen et al., Thundering Falcon: An Inquiry into the History and Cult of Khra-’brug, Tibet’s First Buddhist Temple (Wien: Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2005).

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