Namkha Khyung Dzong Monastery

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About Namkha Khyung Dzong Monastery is a Buddhist monastery of the Nyingma tradition, one of the four schools of Tibetan Buddhism. Our original monastery was situated in the western region of the Tibetan plateau, in an area called Ngari which is located near th
Description The foremost Namkha Khyung Dzong monastery was established in 1906 when Kyabje Degyal Rinpoche, a close disciple of Dudjom Lingpa, visited source of Macha Khabab (one of the four major rivers of Tibet) in Rigung, Ngari and named the monastery as Namkha Khyung Dzong.Degyal Rinpoche was one of among thirteen spiritual sons or disciples of Dudjom Lingpa who attained rainbow body.Most of Degyal Rinpoche’s numerous disciples are located in the Ngari region of Tibet, Ladakh and Piti in India, Humla, Karmarong, Dolpo and Mustang etc. in the Himalayan region of Nepal. There are also many major and minor branch monasteries in those areas. The original Namkha Khyung Dzong Monastery was completely destroyed during the political change in Tibet in 1959 and the subsequent cultural revolution.
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