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Tibet: Jonang Monastery (Jonang)

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Tagten Damcho Ling was the main residence of Jetsun Taranata in the latter half of his life. The monastery land was a gift of the Tsang King Desi Puntsog Namgyal in 1615. The construction was completed in 1628. The name of the monastery was later changed to Puntsog Ling by the 5th Dalai Lama.