Sekhar Gutok is a small monastery in Lhodrak built around a nine-story tower in that Milarepa is said to have built as an act of penance for his teacher Marpa. Once the seat of the Pawo incarnation line, it was converted to the Geluk tradition in the seventeenth century.
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