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Chakra is a Sakya monastery in Derge, Kham. It was originally founded as a Drigung Kagyu monastery in 1125 or 1135, and in the thirteenth century it was converted to Sakya. The monastery is near a site with ruins from the summer palace of the Derge royal family. 


Dorje, Gyurme. 2009. Tibet Handbook. Bath: Footprint, p. 588.

Ryavec, Karl E. 2015. A Historical Atlas of Tibet. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, p. 155.


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