The Treasury of Lives

Shelkar, an important Geluk monastery in Dingri county, Western Tibet, was founded in 1385 by Lotsāwa Drakpa Gyeltsen under the patronage of the lord of Lato Lho, Situ Chokyi Rinchen. It was converted to Geluk in the seventeenth century and a branch currently exists in Nepal. 

Abbots & Officers


11. Eleventh Abbot blo bzang bkra shis dpal bzang po [1727 - ]


The Demoness of Tibet

The Demoness of Tibet is a close copy of a well-known image located in the Tibet Museum in Lhasa. The landscape of TIbet is shown as the mythical demoness of Tibetan legend. At key physical locations on her body are located important Buddhist temples and monasteries.