The Treasury of Lives

Gray Tuttle, 2016, © Gray Tuttle

Achung Namdzong is a Nyingma monastery in Qinghai, in present day Chentsa County. Situated within Khamra National Park, it is surrounded by native forests. It is associated with the protector deity Mesang, who, according to tradition, was given the site by Padmasambhava. 

Sources

Dorje, Gyurme. 2009. Tibet Handbook. Bath: Footprint, pp. 721-722.

Gruschke, Andreas. 2001. The Cultural Monuments of Tibet's Outer Provinces, Volume 1. Bangkok: White Lotus Press, pp. 64-65.

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