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This is a statue of Sham Chen Chuje in Dzomo Khar, Minhe County, Qinghai Province

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Resource #: 67382 (URL for reference)

Collections: Photos-for-Qinghai-Monasteries-Documentation

Tibet and Himalayas: Sculpture

Location: Dzomo Khar


by Rinchenkhar

This is the statue of Shamchen Chuje and the core statue of Dzomo Khar monastery. According to Dongkhar Great Dictionary, Shamchen Choje is one of Zongka Ba's students and was born in the year of 1354. According to Tibet history, Shamchen Choje also built Sera monastery in Lhasa. He was once sent to Chinese emperor instead of Zongka Ba, when Zongka Ba was invited to see the King.

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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: 09/Oct/2011

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