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Chimpu Meditation Cave ( Sangtok Pelreg ) in Samye – Tsedang, Tibet.



Chimpu Meditation Cave  ( Samye Chimpu )

Chimpu is the mountain where Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava) ever do meditaion, known as Chimpu Meditation Cave / Sangtok Pelreg. There are many small and big cave for meditation in Samye-Chimpu. There are also many Stupas and some monastery which are built in Samye Chimpu.

Beside Padmasambhava there are many great masters have also meditated in Samye Chimpu  such as Mahacarya Atisha, Longchenpa, Dakini Yeshe Tsogyal and many others.

The Second Buddha, Padmasambhava said that the Chimpu valley is like an opened lotus, thus seen in its outer aspect, it is in the shape of the petals of an opened lotus, in its inner aspect it is Vajra-varahi’s original matrix comprising the three aspects of total liberation, and in its secret aspect it rests in the cosmic expanse of the Vajra Queen’s vulva.

Samye Chimpu is a holy place especially for meditation, there are many miracle happen in this holy place.


On the surface of a rock there is Guru Rinpoche / Padmasambhava’s footprint two Dom (approx 4 meters) in length.


There is also the footprint of Princess Yeshe Tsogyal one of the holy Dakini in Tibet who devoted her life to Padmasambhava.


Cave below the rock that has Padmasambhava’s footprint. There is Padmasambhava statue carved on cave walls.


There are also carved of Bodhisattva, Vajra and Stupa which arises by itself on the wall of the mount.



The meditation cave of Longchenpa in Chimpu Maditation Cave ( Sangtok Pelreg ).


This is a very sacred place where Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche)  gave the first Dharma Teachings to the king and the people of Tibet.

Samye Monastery – Tsedang, Tibet



Samye Monastery


Samye Monastery is the first Buddhist Monastery in Tibet.

Samye Monastery is located in Tsedang. The monastery was built in the seventh century by Guru Rinpoche ( Padmasambhava ).


The gate of the Samye Monastery that is bulit later.


Installation of the flag in front of yard monastery.


Dharma Brothers and Dharma Sisters from TharpaLing Jakarta took picture in front of Samye Monastery when visited Tibet last September 2013.


Samye Monastery is surrounded by four Stupas which are bulit in four different colours.


One of the Stupa was built and painted green colour.


SUTRA and TANTRA Buddhist scriptures both KAMA and TERMA Lineage are stored and organized neatly inside the Samye Monastery.

Mindroling Monastery – Tibet



Mindroling Monastery

Mindroling is one of the greatest monasteries of Nyingmapa sect which is located at southern part of Tibet.

It was originally built in 10th century by one of the ten Great Masters of U-tsang  area, Lume Tsultrim Sherab, later in 1670 the monastery was enlarged by Master Urgyen Tetha Lingpa Renzin Gyume Dorje.

Mindroling Monastery used to be the center for studying knowledge on Tibetan Buddhism, and at the same time it fostered talents on Tibetan Astrology and Medicine. Many famous scholars have emerged from the monastery. Thus it was praised as comprehensive college of Tibetan Buddhism.


Now Mindroling Monastery is listed as a State Class Protected Unit of Cultural Relics.


Installation of the flags on the hill beside The Mindroling Monastery.


Two floors of LAMA’s room at Mindroling Monastery.


Room for making incense at Mindroling Monastery.


One of TharpaLing Dharma Brother make offerings to the Rupang (Statue) of Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava).


Thousand of Guru Rinpoche’s small bronze Rupang.


LAMA of Mindroling Monastery who made Torma, the offerings for the ritual.


The Statues of Arhad, the Eighteen Main Disciples of Shakyamuni Buddha in Mindroling Monastery.



The Statues of Bodhisattva and the Four Heavenly Kings Buddhist inside Mindroling Monastery.



The Statues of Dharmapala inside Mindroling Monastery.



Some bronze Stupa inside Mindroling Monastery.


Dharma Brothers and Dharma Sisters of TharpaLing Jakarta when visited Mindroling Monastery-Tibet on the 3rd of September, 2013.

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