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'''Tharpaling Monastery''' is situated in the Chumey valley of Bumthang, Bhutan. The main part of the monastery was founded by [[Longchenpa]]. This Monastery was also used as place of meditation by [[Jikmé Lingpa]], [[Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche]] and [[Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche]]. The Monastery contains statues of Longchenpa and Jikmé Lingpa in meditation posture and frescoes of the lineage of Longchenpa and Jikmé Lingpa.
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'''Tharpaling Monastery''' is situated in the Chumey valley of Bumthang, Bhutan. The main part of the monastery was founded by [[Longchenpa]]. This monastery was also used as place of meditation by [[Jikmé Lingpa]], [[Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche]] and [[Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche]]. The monastery contains statues of Longchenpa and Jikmé Lingpa in meditation posture and frescoes of the lineage of Longchenpa and Jikmé Lingpa.
  
Above the Tharpaling Monastery (to the north) is '''Choedrak Monastery''', a place where Guru Rinpoche meditated, and a temple that contains the Kudung of Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche and beautiful wall paintings of the lineage up to and including Nyoshul Khen Rinoche.  
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Above the Tharpaling Monastery (to the north) is '''Chödrak Monastery''', a place where Guru Rinpoche meditated, and a temple that contains the [[kudung]] of Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche and beautiful wall paintings of the lineage up to and including Nyoshul Khen Rinoche.  
  
Again above Chodrak Monastery there is a meditation cave of Guru Rinpoche, a meditation cave of Longchenpa and a rock throne, where Longchenpa wrote part of the [[Seven Treasures]].
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Again above Chödrak Monastery, there is a meditation cave of Guru Rinpoche, a meditation cave of Longchenpa and a rock throne, where Longchenpa wrote part of the [[Seven Treasures]].
  
 
Use [http://earth.google.com Google Earth] for a view of the Tharpaling area: [[media:tharpaling.kmz|Tharpaling, Chodrak Monastery and bzhugs thri]]
 
Use [http://earth.google.com Google Earth] for a view of the Tharpaling area: [[media:tharpaling.kmz|Tharpaling, Chodrak Monastery and bzhugs thri]]

Revision as of 21:21, 26 July 2008

Tharpaling Monastery is situated in the Chumey valley of Bumthang, Bhutan. The main part of the monastery was founded by Longchenpa. This monastery was also used as place of meditation by Jikmé Lingpa, Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche and Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. The monastery contains statues of Longchenpa and Jikmé Lingpa in meditation posture and frescoes of the lineage of Longchenpa and Jikmé Lingpa.

Above the Tharpaling Monastery (to the north) is Chödrak Monastery, a place where Guru Rinpoche meditated, and a temple that contains the kudung of Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche and beautiful wall paintings of the lineage up to and including Nyoshul Khen Rinoche.

Again above Chödrak Monastery, there is a meditation cave of Guru Rinpoche, a meditation cave of Longchenpa and a rock throne, where Longchenpa wrote part of the Seven Treasures.

Use Google Earth for a view of the Tharpaling area: Tharpaling, Chodrak Monastery and bzhugs thri