Yungdrung Lhateng

Kuntu Zangbo’s heart mantra: Ah A Ka Sa Le Od A Yang Om Tu

Inside a retreat cabin, where a monk meditates and studies

Yungdrung Lhateng, one of Emperor Qianlong’s monasteries in the 18th century. It was converted to Gelugpa in the 15th century. It was destroyed during the Cultural Revolution. Later on it was reconverted into Bon.

With Pema Rigzin and novices

Before reciting Chod.

On the way to Yungdrung Lhateng Monastery in Jinchuan town. There’s a bus to Barkham county, seat of the Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, about 6 hours from Chengdu. From Barkham, there’s a local bus to Jinchuan taking about 2 hours.

A Gyalrongba

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