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Keutsang West Hermitage (Keutsang Nup RitröKe’u tshang nub ri khrod)
by José Ignacio Cabezón
April 27, 2006

Location and Layout

The original Keutsang West Hermitage. Detail of a photo taken in the 1950s by Hugh Richardson. In H. E. Richardson, A Short History of Tibet (New York: E. P. Dutton, 1962), plate before p. 116.
The ruins of Keutsang West Hermitage, taken from approximately the same angle as the original picture.

Keutsang West Hermitage (Keutsang Nup RitröKe’u tshang nub ri khrod) lies in ruins. But the monks of Keutsang West have rebuilt the hermitage just to the west of the ruins. To read about the new Keutsang Hermitage (Keutsang RitröKe’u tshang ri khrod), go to the Keutsang Hermitage webpage.

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Keutsang West Hermitage , by José Ignacio Cabezón

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