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Lhapu Mokchok was located in the Shang Valley on and eastern branch of the Lhapu river. It was established by Mokchok Rinchen Tsondru in the twelfth century as a Shangpa Kagyu hermitage. It functioned as a nunnery in the twentieth century. The seat of the Mokchok incarnation was based at Nyetang Mokchok outside of Lhasa.


Akester, Matthew. 2016. Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo's Guide to Central Tibet. Chicago, IL: Serindia Publications, p. 551.

'Jigs med bsam grub. 1995. Dkar mdzes khul gyi dgon sde so so'i lo rgyus gsal bar bshad pa. Beijing: Krung go'i bod kyi shes rig dpe skrun khang, vol. 1, p. 577.

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