Kyergang Monastery

stod lung skyer sgang dgon (‘bal skyer sgang)


Also called Rakor (rwa skor dgon pa). Ancestral monastery of the early Shangpa master Kyergangpa Chokyi Sengge (1154-1217), affiliated with the zhije practice tradition. Located in Thölung (stod lung) near Lhasa.

29°58'24.00"N 90°45'59.00"E

  • Site Type: Monastery
  • Site Location: Thölung-Dechen
  • Operating Status: Active
  • Current Tradition: Shangpa
  • Date Established: 12th cent.