The Treasury of Lives

Nyetang Drolma Lhakhang, to the southwest of Lhasa, was founded as a Kadam monastery in 1055, a year after the Bengali master Atisha passed away in Nyetang. It currently houses several of Atisha's personal relics, including his begging bowl.


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