Neusur - unidentified Buddhist monastic site, CN

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“Neusurpa Yeshe Bar (1042-1118) was a Kadampa monk and the principle disciple of Gonpawa Wangchuk Gyeltsen. Also a disciple of Potowa, he founded the monastery of Neusurpa in Penyul.”

“[…] Neusurpa Yeshe Bar (sne'u zur ba ye shes 'bar) was born in 1042 in Sakor Tongpa (sa skor thong pa) in the Neusur region of Penyul. His father was named Zhang Tagpo (zhang stag po). He ordained as a child at the Kadam monastery of Dagyab (brag rgyab) in Phenyul, and was given the name Yeshe Bar. […] Yeshe Bar established Neusur monastery in Penyul, where as many as a thousand disciples came to hear him teach Lamrim and the Tanrim Chenmo (bstan rim chen mo), both core Kadam teachings of Atisha. […]”

tib. sNe'u zur dgon pa; chin. Neiwusuo si 内邬素寺 (Neiwususi) -
Penyul ('phan yul), a valley north of Lhasa,-

Input by: tmciolek, Mar 25, 2013

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