All Shangpa sites for Operating Status Active

Khamgo Nunnery

kha mgo dgon

ཁ་མགོ་དགོན།

  • Site Type: Nunnery
  • Site Location: Kardzé
  • Bengen Monastery

    ban rgan dgon

    བན་རྒན་དགོན

  • Site Type: Monastery
  • Site Location: Kardzé
  • Ridrak Monastery

    ri brag dgon pa

    རི་བྲག་དགོན་པ།

    Birthplace of Kalu Rangjung Künchab who lived in the monastery in his early years. Recently rebuild in a safer place close to the original location.

  • Site Type: Monastery
  • Site Location: Kardzé
  • Tsartsar Monastery

    tshar tshar dgon

    ཚར་ཚར་དགོན།

    Karma Kagyu monastery in Dege, operates as a Shangpa retreat centers.

  • Site Type: Monastery
  • Site Location: Degé
  • Gönpo Monastery

    mgon po dgon

    མགོན་པོ་དགོན།

    Originally a Shangpa site, converted to a Karma Kagyü in 1673. Yushu Prefecture, Qinghai.

  • Site Type: Monastery
  • Site Location: Nangchen
  • Ringa Chödé Monastery

    rin dga’ chos sde dgon

    རིན་དགའ་ཆོས་སྡེ།

    Originally a Shangpa site founded in 1050, converted to Geluk in 1600.

  • Site Type: Monastery
  • Site Location: Shetongmon
  • Bokar Monastery

    ‘bo dkar dgon (‘bo dkar glang dgon bkra shis rab brtan gling)

    འབོ་དཀར་དགོན།

    Karma Kagyu monastery founded in late 19th century, operates as a Shangpa site.

  • Site Type: Monastery
  • Site Location: Tsochen
  • Dzongshö Monastery

    rdzong shod dgon (rdzong shod bde gshegs ‘dus pa’i pho brang)

    རྫོང་ཤོད་དགོན།

    Site located in Kham, founded by Jamgon Kongtrul in 1877.

  • Site Type: Monastery
  • Site Location: Palyul
  • Chung Riwoche

    cung ri bo che (dpal ri bo che dgon e waM dga’ ‘khyil)

    ཅུང་རི་བོ་ཆེ།

    Stupa founded in the 14th century, then re-established and built in the year 1426 by the Tibetan mahasiddha Tantong Gyelpo. Seat of the Chakzampa (lcags zam pa) sub-lineage of the Shangpa Kagyu.

  • Site Type: Monastery
  • Site Location: Ngamring
  • Mokchok Nyethang Hermitage

    rmog lcog ri khrod (snye thang rmog lcog)

    རྨོག་ལྕོག་རི་ཁྲོད། སྙེ་ཐང་རྨོག་ལྕོག

    Hermitage founded by the early Shangpa master Mokchok Rinchen Tsondru. Currently under the governance of Drepung Monastery.

  • Site Type: Monastery
  • Site Location: Chushur