Lhachug - unidentified Buddhist monastic site, CN

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“Lhachug Kharwa Nyida O  b.1135 - d.1215
Lhachug Kharwa was one of the four main disciples of Zhang Yudrakpa. He founded the Lhachug Monastery in 1193 and became the abbot of Tsal Monastery in 1210. During his abbacy, or soon after his death, the Tsalpa Kagyu spread in the westernmost parts of the Tibetan plateau.” - http://dev.treasuryoflives.org/tradition/Marpa-Kagyu

Laqu si 拉曲寺 lha phyug dgon pa Lhachug-Kloster

Input by: tmciolek, Mar 20, 2013

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