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Sang-Ngor Chotshog "Ngor Gonpa" Monastery (1961 A.D)
Sa-ngor Chotshog Centre located at Rongneck is the only monastery in the State, which belongs to the Sakyapa Sect of Mahayana Tibetan Buddhism.Established in 1961 by the combined efforts of His Eminence Luding Khen Rinpoche (Head of the Ngorpa) and Lama Kunga Yonten Hochotshang (Lama In-charge).
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It was initially blessed by H.H. Sakya Trizin Rinpoche who is the supreme head of the Sakyapa Sect and subsequently blessed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.The lamas in this monastery observe Summer Retreat called “Yarney” in summer.Above this monastery, amidst a lush green forest, is a retreat centre maintained by this monastery where there are lamas who are meditating for a period of three years and three months called ‘Losum Dasum’.
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