Takthog (Dakthok) Gompa

Buddhist Monastery in Chemrey & Takthog

The region’s only Nyingmapa monastery, Takthog's name means ‘stone roof’, referring to a small but highly revered cave shrine where the great 8th-century sage Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche) supposedly meditated. The smoke-blackened prayer chambers are at the top of the monastery’s attractive older section.

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