The Treasury of Lives

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Wonto Monastery, originally a Bon and Nyingma institution, was converted to the Sakya tradition in the thirteenth century during the visit of  Chogyel Pakpa. It was expanded during the reign of the Derge king Jampa Puntsok. It was heavily damaged in the nineteenth century during the invasion of Derge by Gonpo Namgyel.


dkar mdzes khul gyi dgon sde so soʼi lo rgyus gsal bar bshad pa, Vol. 1. 1995. Reb gong pa ʼjigs med bsam grub, ed. Pe cin: Krung goʼi bod kyi shes rig dpe skrun khang, p. 455.


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