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The Threl lhakhang in Tang

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Resource #: 67602 (URL for reference)

  • Tang Threl Lhakhang (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Account of a Monastery or Temple, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Tang

Keywords: Cypress Trees, Houses, prayer flag


by Yeshi Wangchuk

Ap Tshering Dorji Konyer of the lhakhang said that, the Bumthang Jampa lhakhang, Paro Kichu lhakhang, Tang Threl lhakhang and Khomdey lhakhang of Tibet were constructed on the same daythe murals of lhakhang were same like that of Jampa lhakhang, the murals of thousand Buddha. However, at the time of renovation of murals, the painters were unconfident and said that, we are incapable compared to our forefathers, we cannot bring them back as it is, said the painters. So end up painting new murals.

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This resource was provided by Shejun (Documentation of Bhutan's Oral Cultures sponsored by Arcadia). The copyright holder is Shejun (only private uses permitted).

Resource type: Image

Photographer: Yeshi Wangchuk

Photograph Date: 16/Jan/2015

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