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Statue of Lachen Gongpa Rapsel (bla chen dgongs pa rab gsal)

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Resource #: 67373 (URL for reference)

Collections: Photos-for-Qinghai-Monasteries-Documentation

Tibet and Himalayas: Sculpture

Location: Martsang Drak Gönpa


by Rinchenkhar

This is a statue of Lachen Gongpa Rabsel (bla chen dgongs pa rab gsal), who both founded and died at Martsang Drak Monastery (dmar gtsang brag dgon). Lachen Gongpa Rapsel reintroduced the monastic ordination lineage to central Tibet during the tenth century after it had died out during the chaotic period following the collapse of the Tibetan empire.

Associated Resources

This resource was provided by Qinghai Normal University (Qinghai Monastery Documentation Project). The copyright holder is Gya ye Drabo (only private uses permitted).

Resource type: Image

Photographer: Gyayé Trabho (རྒྱ་ཡེ་བཀྲ་བྷོ།)

Photograph Date: 08/Oct/2011

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