Puchung - unidentified Buddhist monastic site, CN

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Puchungwa Zhonnu Gyeltsen  b.1031 - d.1106 […] a disciple of Atisha and one of three chief disciples of Dromton. He founded Puchung monastery, one of the first Kadampa monasteries in Penyul.

Is it called in Chinese “Puqiong”?
Penyul ('phan yul), a valley north of Lhasa,- www.treasuryoflives.org/biographies/view/Vairocanavajra/13066

Input by: tmciolek, Mar 25, 2013

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