Ngang Lhakhang

Ngang Lhakhang
Religion
AffiliationTibetan Buddhism
Location
LocationBhutan
CountryBhutan
Ngang Lhakhang is located in Bhutan
Ngang Lhakhang
Location within Bhutan
Geographic coordinates27°38′54″N 90°45′20″E / 27.64833°N 90.75556°E / 27.64833; 90.75556Coordinates: 27°38′54″N 90°45′20″E / 27.64833°N 90.75556°E / 27.64833; 90.75556

Ngang Lhakhang is a Buddhist monastery in the Choekhor Valley of central Bhutan. It is located not for from Draphe Dzong, which was the residence of the Choekhor Penlop who was ruling the valley before the Drukpa conquest in the 17th century. Also known as the "Swan temple", Ngang lies on the right side of the valley. It is a private temple, built in the 16th century by a Tibetan lama named Namkha Samdrip, who also built Namkhoe Lhakhang in the Tang Valley. Today it is a residence and in 2004 was enlarged with four guest rooms.[1]

References

  1. ^ Pommaret, Francoise (2006). Bhutan Himalayan Mountains Kingdom (5th edition). Odyssey Books and Guides. p. 240.


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