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Lhalung Hermitage was founded in the nineteenth century by Shakya Yarpel, the eleventh Nechung Oracle, near a cave where Lhalung Pelgyi Dorje is said to have visited. Considered a branch of Nechung before 1959, it was associated with the Nyingma tradition. Drepung monks were formerly in residence there. It is located in the hills above Lhasa.

Sources

Akester, Matthew. 2016. Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo's Guide to Central Tibet. Chicago, IL: Serindia Publications, p. 126.

Lhalungpa, Lobsang Phuntsok. 1983. Tibet - The Sacred Realm: Photographs 1880-1950. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art/Aperture, pp. 32-33.



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