Himalayan Art Resources

Tibet: Jonang Monastery (Jonang)

Jonang Tradition Main Page


Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Jonang Monastery Description (below)
- Jonang Outline Page
- Map of U-Tsang
- Leigh Sangster Archive: Ganden Puntsog Ling
- Tagten Damcho Ling (SRG Archive)
- Mask Room, 2nd Floor
- Four Kings Entrance Way
- Confusions: monastery name
- Others...

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.

Jeff Watt [updated 10-2019]