The Treasury of Lives

Xinjian Wang, 2018

Mawochok, an ancient Nyingma pilgrimage site connected to Padmasambhava, was the seat of Nyangrel Nyima Ozer. Initially a hermitage, it developed into a monastery under the direction of Namkha Pel, Nyangrel Nyima Ozer's son and in turn was expanded by Namkha Pel's son, Ngadak Loden Sherab.


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Abbots & Officers


Abbot Nyangrel Nyima Wozer 1140? - 1192
Abbot Namkha Pel 1192 -


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