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by John Vincent Bellezza
Edited by Geoffrey Barstow, Mickey Stockwell and Michael White
Tibetan & Himalayan Library
Published under the THL Digital Text License.

General site characteristics

Towo MarhrangTho bo dmar hrang is located approximately 3 km upstream of the famous far western Tibetan pilgrimage center of PretapuriPre ta pu ri. The PretapuriPre ta pu ri Buddhist monastery is clearly visible from the site, as part of sweeping views to the north. There are also long views to the south. Towo MarhrangTho bo dmar hrang is on a broad shelf situated above the right bank of the Langchen TsangpoGlang chen gtsang po (Sutlej river). The terrain is level, sandy and gravelly, and studded with dramagra ma brush. Towo MarhrangTho bo dmar hrang, a large array of pillars appended to an edifice (temple-tomb), is one of the most important archaic cultural sites in the Zhang ZhungZhang zhung region, known in BönBon sources as Jari TsukdenBya ri gtsug ldan.

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Note Citation for Page

John Vincent Bellezza, (Charlottesville, VA: Tibetan & Himalayan Library, 2010), .

Bibliographic Citation

John Vincent Bellezza. . Charlottesville, VA: Tibetan & Himalayan Library, 2010.