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Chakzam Modrak Monastery

lcags zam mo brag

ལྕགས་ཟམ་མོ་བྲག

Originally a Shangpa site, converted to Geluk in 1698

  • Site Type: Monastery
  • Site Location:
  • Ngak Khyung Monastery

    sngags khyung dgon

    སྔགས་ཁྱུང་དགོན།

    Monastery established by Khedrup Khyungpo Naljor.

  • Site Type: Monastery
  • Site Location: Nyalam
  • Rabjor Retreat Center

    rab ‘byor dgon

    རབ་འབྱོར་དགོན།

    Founded by Karma Rabdrup Chinpa.

  • Site Type: Retreat Center
  • Site Location: Nangchen
  • Karma Lhateng Retreat Center

    karma lha steng/sdeng (‘chi med dga’ tshal)

    ཀརྨ་ལྷ་སྟེང་། འཆི་མེད་དགའ་ཚལ།

    Original seat of the Karmapa tülku line, founded by Ritrö Künzang Rinpoché.

  • Site Type: Retreat Center
  • Site Location: Chamdo
  • Dzodzi Retreat Center

    mdzo rdzi (kun bzang dgyes pa’i dga’ tshal gling)

    མཛོ་རྫི།་ ཀུན་བཟང་དགྱེས་པའི་དགའ་ཚལ་གླིང་།

    Founded by Tsültrim Lodrö.

  • Site Type: Retreat Center
  • Site Location: Chamdo
  • Takpel Retreat Center

    rtags ‘phel (bde chen chos rdzong dar rgyas gling)

    རྟགས་འཕེལ་དགོན། བདེ་ཆེན་ཆོས་རྫོང་དར་རྒྱས་གླིང་།

  • Site Type: Retreat Center
  • Site Location: Degé
  • Damkar Retreat Center

    ‘dam dkar dgon (dpal ldan shangs pa’i gser chos gling)

    འདམ་དཀར། དཔལ་ལྡན་ཤངས་པའི་གསེར་ཆོས་གླིང་།

    Founded by 18th Dulmo Choje Rinpoche, Karma Shedrup Trinlé Tenzin.

  • Site Type: Nunnery
  • Site Location: Jyekundo - Yushu
  • Benchen Retreat Center

    ban chen (sga stod ban chen, kun bde gling)

    སྒ་སྟོད་བན་ཆེན། ཀུན་བདེ་གླིང་།

    Home of Benchen Tulkus among which was Tenga Rinpoché. Founded by Laga Tenzin Chögyal.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benchen_Monastery

  • Site Type: Retreat Center
  • Site Location: Jyekundo - Yushu
  • Tsadra Rinchen Drak Retreat Center

    tsA ‘dra rin chen brag (kun bde gling)

    ཙཱ་འདྲ་རིན་ཆེན་བྲག །ཀུན་བདེ་གླིང་།

    Tsadra Rinchen Drak was the personal hermitage and retreat center of Jamgön Kongtrül Lodrö Thayé, founded by himself, located above Pelpung Monastery in Kham.

  • Site Type: Retreat Center
  • Site Location: Degé
  • Thobgyal Dechen Hermitage

    thob rgyal bde chen ri khrod

    ཐོབ་རྒྱལ་བདེ་ཆེན་རི་ཁྲོད།

    Important hermitage in the Shangpa history near lang gro village, now replaced by Gaden Rabgye monastery (dga’ ldan rab rgyas dgon).

  • Site Type: Hermitage
  • Site Location: Namling