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[[Image:DungtseLhakhang.jpg|thumb|450px|Dungtse Lhakhang, a temple in form of a chörten near Paro in Bhutan was built by Thangtong Gyalpo. The roof construction is made of iron.]]
 
[[Image:DungtseLhakhang.jpg|thumb|450px|Dungtse Lhakhang, a temple in form of a chörten near Paro in Bhutan was built by Thangtong Gyalpo. The roof construction is made of iron.]]
'''Thangtong Gyalpo''' ([[Wyl.]] ''thang stong rgyal po'') (1385-1509) - famous Tibetan [[siddha]] who travelled extensively in China, Tibet and other eastern countries, built numerous temples and metal bridges and founded monasteries at [[Dergé]] and elsewhere.  
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'''Thangtong Gyalpo''' ([[Wyl.]] ''thang stong rgyal po'') (1385-1509) — a famous Tibetan [[siddha]] who travelled extensively in China, Tibet and other eastern countries, built numerous temples and metal bridges and founded monasteries at [[Dergé]] and elsewhere.  
  
 
==Further Reading==
 
==Further Reading==

Revision as of 16:12, 22 December 2008

Dungtse Lhakhang, a temple in form of a chörten near Paro in Bhutan was built by Thangtong Gyalpo. The roof construction is made of iron.

Thangtong Gyalpo (Wyl. thang stong rgyal po) (1385-1509) — a famous Tibetan siddha who travelled extensively in China, Tibet and other eastern countries, built numerous temples and metal bridges and founded monasteries at Dergé and elsewhere.

Further Reading

  • Cyrus Stearns, King of the Empty Plain: The Tibetan Iron-Bridge Builder Tangtong Gyalpo, Snow Lion, 2007
  • Tashi Tsering, 'On the Dates of Thang stong rgyal po' in Ramon N. Prats ed. The Pandita and the Siddha: Tibetan Studies in Honour of E. Gene Smith, New Delhi: Amnye Machen, 2007

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