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A Survey of Bonpo Monasteries
by Dondrup Lhagyal, Phuntso Tsering Sharyul, Tsering Thar, Charles Ramble and Marietta Kind
Edited by Samten G. Karmay and Yasuhiko Nagano
National Museum of Ethnology and THL
Reproduced with permission from the authors
under the THL Digital Text License.

Reb gong

(110) Dar grong Temple

1. Name

gSas khang sGrub pa’i rgyal mtshan mi ’gyur gling

2. Location

Dar grong village

5. Number of practitioners

There are twenty-seven Bonpo Tantric practitioners in the temple.

8 / 9. Rituals

Kun bzang and Tshe dbang alternately on the 10th of each month. Kun bzang, ’Bum pa and sPyi ’dul from the 16th to the 20th day of the 1st month. Kun bzang and sPyi ’dul from the 16th to the 20th day of the 12th month.

12. Local community

The community comprises twenty families (one hundred and eighty people altogether).

13. Local festivals

The la btsas of ’U gzur located 3 km from the temple, at the center of the mountain facing the temple and propitited on the 17th day of the 6th month.

14. Economic occupation of the local people

Agriculture

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Note Citation for Page

Dondrup Lhagyal, Phuntso Tsering Sharyul, Tsering Thar, Charles Ramble, and Marietta Kind, A Survey of Bonpo Monasteries and Temples in Tibet and the Himalaya (Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology, 2003), .

Bibliographic Citation

Dondrup Lhagyal, Phuntso Tsering Sharyul, Tsering Thar, Charles Ramble, and Marietta Kind. A Survey of Bonpo Monasteries and Temples in Tibet and the Himalaya. Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology, 2003.