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[[Image:Tharpaling.jpg|thumb|350px|The Tharpaling Monastery in Bumthang / Bhutan]]
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'''Tharpaling Monastery''' (Tib. ཐར་པ་གླིང་, [[Wyl.]] ''thar pa gling'') 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]].
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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 Rinpoche.  
  
The Monastery contains statues of Longchenpa and Jikmé Lingpa in meditation posture.
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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]].
  
[[Image:Choedrak.jpg|thumb|280px|The Choedrak Monastery in Bumthang / Bhutan]]
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==Google Earth==
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.
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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]]
  
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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==Gallery==
 
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<gallery>
[[Image:LongchenpaCave.jpg|left|thumb|250px|Longchenpa's meditation cave]]
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Image:Choedrak.jpg|Chödrak Monastery
[[Image:NyoshulKhenKudun.jpg|center|thumb|215px|The temple containing Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche's kudun]]
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Image:Tharpaling.jpg|Tharpaling Monastery
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Image:LongchenpaCave.jpg|Longchenpa's cave
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Image:NyoshulKhenKudun.jpg|The temple which contains Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche's [[kudung]]
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</gallery>
  
 
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[[Category:Monasteries]]
[[Category:Places]]
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[[Category:Bhutan]]
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[[Category:Longchenpa]]
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[[Category:Google-Earth]]

Latest revision as of 01:48, 17 December 2017

Tharpaling Monastery (Tib. ཐར་པ་གླིང་, Wyl. thar pa gling) 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 Rinpoche.

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.

Google Earth

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

Gallery