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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

(106) Ngo mo Temple

1. Name

gSas khang rGyal bstan ye shes rgya mtsho gling

2. Location

Ngo mo village (latitude: 35°30’19”N, longitude: 102°03’77”E)

5. Number of practitioners

There are twenty six Bonpo tantric practitioners in the temple.

8 / 9. Rituals

Kun bzang, Tshe dbang, ’Bum pa, each alternately on the 10th day of each month. Kun bzang and ’Bum pa from the 5th to the 10th of the 5th month. ’Bum pa, Rams pa and Khro bo from the 25th to 30th day of the 11th month.

13. Local festivals

There is a la btsas of the gsas khang, on top of a hill in front of the village temple, 3 km away and propitiated on the 9th day of the 5th month. The la btsas of gYung drung lha rtse is situated on top of the hill behind the gsas khang and propitiated on the 17thday of the 6ht month. The la btsas of Ngo mo, also called sMad kyi Ngo mo, 4 km from the gsas khang and propitiated on the 15th day of the 5th 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.