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Top Choice Buddhist Monastery in Dégé

Bakong Scripture Printing Press & Monastery

This fascinating 1792 monastery houses one of western Sìchuān’s star attractions: an ongoing printing operation that still uses traditional woodblock printing methods and maintains more than 320,000 scripture plates…
Buddhist Monastery in Dégé

Gonchen Monastery

Fronted with a large collection of stupas and prayer wheels, this imposing and recently renovated building stands on what has been the site of a monastery since the 15th century and a place of worship for far longer…