Himalayan Art Resources

Tibet: Dege Gonchen Monastery (SRG Archive 2004)

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In the Dege region of Kham province, Tibet (present day China) the great monastery of Lundrub Teng (Dege Gonchen) was founded in 1448 by the first Dege King Tashi Sengge and the famous ascetic Tang Tong Gyalpo. The five main art and architecture sites to see in Dege town are the:

1. Dege Printing House (Dege Parkang)
2. Dege Gonchen Monastery
3. Dege Gonchen College
4. Tangtong Gyalpo temple
5. Tangtong Gyalpo Cave
6. Pewar Lhakang Temple