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==Further Reading==
 
==Further Reading==
 
*Cyrus Stearns, ''King of the Empty Plain:  The Tibetan Iron-Bridge Builder Tangtong Gyalpo'', Snow Lion, 2007
 
*Cyrus Stearns, ''King of the Empty Plain:  The Tibetan Iron-Bridge Builder Tangtong Gyalpo'', Snow Lion, 2007
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*Manfred Gerner, ''Chakzampa Thangtong Gyalpo - Architect, Philosopher and Iron Chain Bridge Builder'', 2007 (available online [http://www.bhutanstudies.org.bt/main/pub_detail.php?pubid=101 here])
 
*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
 
*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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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
  • Manfred Gerner, Chakzampa Thangtong Gyalpo - Architect, Philosopher and Iron Chain Bridge Builder, 2007 (available online here)
  • 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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