The Treasury of Lives

Chokhor Gyel is a Geluk monastery near Lhamo Lhatso lake. Its foundation dates from 1509 when the Second Dalai Lama, Gendun Gyatso had a hermitage and meditation cave here. Chokhor Gyel came to be known as the personal monastery of the Dalai Lama incarnations.

Abbots & Officers


Abbot Drakpa Gyeltsen [? - ]
Abbot Gendun Tsultrim [1791 - ]


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