Kumbum Monastery

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Kumbum Monastery or Kumbum Jampa Ling Monastery (Tib. སྐུ་འབུམ་བྱམས་པ་གླིང་, Wyl. sku ‘bum byams pa gling) — a Gelugpa monastery founded in 1583 by the Third Dalai Lama, Sonam Gyatso. It was built in Amdo, near Lake Kokonor, at the site where Tsongkhapa had been born.

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