Urgelling Gonpa Tawang Arunachal Pradesh


Urgelling Gonpa is believed to have been in existence since 14th century. It was one of the first three monasteries built by Urgen Sangpo, the youngest brother of Terton Pempalingpa, the famous Treasure-Revealer. 

It was here in 1683 Tsangyang Tashi, His Holiness the 6th Dalai Lama was born. He was the son of Lama Tashi Tenzin of Urgelling village a descendent of Terton Pempalingpa. This Gonpa is about 3 Kms away from Tawang township

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