Affiliated Dratshang

Nimalung Dratshang

Nimalung
As Guru Rinpoche had visited and blessed the secret site at Nimalung, Doring Khentrul Rinpoche stayed in the place and founded a temple which he used as his residence in 1935. Later several devotees gathered and a Dratshang was founded. The Dratshang is affiliated with the Zhung Dratshang and receives funding from the Royal Government through Dratshang Lhentshog.

Seykhar Dratshang

SekharThe Seykhar Monastery was constructed near Jampel Lhakhang in Bumthang in 1969 and the Dratshang was relocated. Later the Dratshang was affiliated with the Zhung Dratshang and received funding from the Royal Government through Dratshang Lhentshog. The monastery has many sacred Nangtens (Relics) brought from the Seykhar Chuthog built by the great Jetsun Milarepa in Tibet.

Tamzhing Khodra Lhalung Thekchog Rabgayling Dratshang

The Lhalung Sungtrul, the speech reincarnation of Terchen Pema Lingpa visited Tamzhing, the Peling residence in Bumthang in 1959. A monastic body was established in 1965 to uphold the Peling Tradition and propagate the teaching. Later, it was affiliated with the Zhung Dratshang, and His Majesty the Fourth King granted stipend to the monks and expenses for the monastery. Today, there are over 100 monks at Tamzhing and it receives support from the Royal Government through Dratshang Lhentshog.

Tharpaling Dratshang

Kuenkhen Longchen Rabjam blessed the place and established it as his residence in 1351. He established a monastic community that grew over time. But wear and tear of several centuries turned this institution into ruins. Later, the First King, Gongsar Ugyen Wangchuck renovated the place and established an institution for learning in 1914. The Dratshang is affiliated with the Zhung Dratshang and receives funding from the Royal Government through Dratshang Lhentshog.



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