Karma Lhateng Retreat Center

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

ཀརྨ་ལྷ་སྟེང་། འཆི་མེད་དགའ་ཚལ།

Karma Lhateng monastery is the original seat of the Karmapa tülku, founded by the first Karmapa, Düsum Khyenpa. The retreat center (founded by Ritrö Künzang Rinpoché ?) is run by Lama Phurbu Tsering.

31°49'50.00"N 96°54'58.00"E

  • Site Type: Retreat Center
  • Site Location: Chamdo
  • Operating Status: Active
  • Date Established: 1147 or 1185
  • Current Residents: 16 (in 2013)