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THL Title Text
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.

Dolpo (Nep. Dolpa) District

(227) Srid rgyal Monastery

1. Name

Srid rgyal dgon pa

2. Location

Above the village of Tsha lung, five hours from Dunai on the northern side of the Bheri river, opposite Juphal, up a steep trail.

Founder of the dgon pa

Bla ma Tre ston Srid rgyal bzang po, a disciple of Tre ston Tshe dbang tshul khrims.

Present bla ma

Shes rab phun tshogs, a sngags pa who is a rare visitor to Kathmandu. No old texts are kept here.

4-7. Hierarchical System, Number of monks, education system, exchange

Lineage householder bla mas, from father to son.

8-13. Villages

The villages are Tsha lung and Kalikara.

14. Occupation of the local population

Agriculture, animal husbandry.

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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.