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is the head monastery of the Drigungpa school of the Kagyupa order. The Drigungpa is one of the eight schools derived from the teachings of Phakmodrupa Dorje Gyelpo whose seat was established at Densathil, northeast of Tsetang. In 1167, a hermitage was founded at Drigungtil by Minyak Gomring, a disciple of Phakmodrupa and it was expended by Phakmodrupa’s most famous student, Jigten Gonpo. The main object in the monastery are the statue of Jigten Sumgon, the founder of the monastery,Guru Rinpoche and Shakyamuni respectively. There are 270 monks nowadays in the monastery.

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