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[[Image:Tharpaling.jpg|thumb|350px|The Tharpaling Monastery in Bumthang / Bhutan]]
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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.
'''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 frescos of the lineage of Longchenpa and Jikmé Lingpa.
 
 
[[Image:Choedrak.jpg|thumb|280px|The Choedrak Monastery in Bumthang / Bhutan]]
 
 
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.  
 
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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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]]
  
[[Image:LongchenpaCave.jpg|left|thumb|250px|Longchenpa's meditation cave]]
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[[Image:NyoshulKhenKudun.jpg|center|thumb|215px|The temple containing Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche's kudun]]
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Revision as of 08:17, 5 August 2007

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.

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.

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