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har gdong Regional House Information


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THL Reference Number: f1171

Regional House Name - Wylie: har gdong

College Affiliation: J (byes)

Provenance of Monks: Lhasa, Amdo, but also Inner Mongolia. Also Jang (Jangtang), Nakchu, Meldro Gungkar, Penpo, Lhoka. The Tsikdz Chenmo states that Hardong is the old name for a region in the are of mts (Lhasa, a mdo, but also Inner Mongolia. Also byang (byang thang), nag chu, mal gro gung dkar, 'phan po, lho kha. Tshig mdzod chen mo states that har gd)

Number of Monks Prior to 1959: 1000

Total Number of Monks 2002: 140

Number of Monks 2002 (official): 100

Number of Monks 2002 (unofficial): 40

Protector Deity: Nyangdren Gyelchen, Gnpo Chakdruk


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