Ura Monastery

Ura Monastery
Ura Mang gi Lhakhang.jpg
Religion
AffiliationTibetan Buddhism
Location
LocationBhutan
CountryBhutan
Ura Monastery is located in Bhutan
Ura Monastery
Location within Bhutan
Geographic coordinates27°28′38″N 90°54′11″E / 27.47722°N 90.90306°E / 27.47722; 90.90306Coordinates: 27°28′38″N 90°54′11″E / 27.47722°N 90.90306°E / 27.47722; 90.90306

Ura Monastery is a Buddhist monastery in Bhutan.

The Ura Lhakhang is situated in the middle of Ura village in Bumthang. The temple is about the size of the National library at Kawajangsa Thimphu. It was built in the 1986 on the site of an old temple which was in a bad condition. It is a two-storey temple constructed in a traditional Bhutanese style and is dedicated to Guru Rimpoche, it also houses three sanctuaries.[1] Inside is a huge statue of Guru Rimpoche and beautiful paintings. Guru Nangsay Zilnoen is the main statue.[2]


References

  1. ^ atlas, Bhutan Cultural. "Ura Mang Gi Lhakhang". www.bhutanculturalatlas.org. Retrieved 11 February 2019.
  2. ^ Bhutan, Tourism Council of. "URA YAKCHOED". www.bhutan.travel. Retrieved 19 September 2018.


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