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was once the central monastery of the Jonang Pas ( Jonang Kagyu subsect ). This Jonang Kagyu subsect is especially known for the examination of the nature of emptiness which is practised in the monastery by it’s greatest scholar, Dolpopa Sherap Gyaltsen ( 1292-1361 ). The Jonang Kubum was built by Dolpopa Sherap Gyaltsen in the 14 th century and it was the spiritual centre of Jonang Pas. The murals on the wall in Jonang was painted by Tibetan artists in the 14 th and 15 th centuries and they were strongly influenced by the Nepalese styles. It was said to be one of the best preserved monuments in Tibet, resembling the Gyangtse Kubum

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