The Treasury of Lives

Hanung Kim, 2017, CC-BY-NC 4.0

Taklung Ganden Damcho Ling is a Geluk monastery in eastern Amdo. Established by Lobsang Dampa Chokyi Nyima as a Kagyu monastery in the late fourteenth century, it was converted in the seventeenth century to the Geluk tradition. Sumpa Khenpo Yeshe Peljor gave teachings there. During the Kangxi period, over 1,000 people resided at Taklung. 

Sources

Dorje, Gyurme. 2009. Tibet Handbook. Bath: Footprint, p. 702.

Gruschke, Andreas. 2001. The Cultural Monuments of Tibet's Outer Provinces, Volume 2. Bangkok: White Lotus Press, p. 23.

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