The Treasury of Lives

Jamgon Kongtrul Labrang

Dzongsho, located in Pelyul county, Kham, was the second of Jamgon Kongtrul's hermitages, after Tsadra Rinchen Drak. He opened the site in 1857 and formally consecrated it in 1867, with Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo and Chokgyur Lingpa. It one of the 25 power places of Kham and Amdo containing numerous caves as well as a pilgrimage circuit. It is a Shangpa Kagyu institution.


Gardner, Alexander. 2019. The Life of Jamgon Kongtrul the Great. Boulder: Snow Lion.

McCue, Gary. 1999. Trekking in Tibet: A Traveler's Guide. Seattle: Mountaineers, p. 248.


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