The Treasury of Lives

Ernst Schäfer. Bundesarchiv Bild 135-S-15-22-22, Tibetexpedition, Blick auf Tsetang, 2161, CC-BY-SA 3.0

Tsetang is a Geluk monastery in central Tibet. It was first founded as a Kagyu monasteru in 1350 by Tai Situ Jangchub Gyeltsen as a branch of Densatil. It was later converted to a Geluk monastery in the eighteenth century during the time of the Seventh Dalai Lama


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