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Gangtey Monastery, Gangtey of Bhutan

Gangtey Monastery, Gangtey of Bhutan

Gangtey Monastery, Gangtey of Bhutan

The Gangteng Goemba, generally known as Gangtey Gonpa or Gangtey Monastery, is an important monastery of Nyingmapa school of Buddhism, the main seat of the Pema Lingpa tradition, located in the Wangdue Phodrang District in central Bhutan. The Monastery, also known by the Gangten village that surrounds it, is in the Phobjikha Valley where winter visitors – the black-necked cranes – visit central Bhutan to roost, circling the monastery three times on arrival and repeating this circling when returning to Tibet. The Monastery's history traces to the early 17th century and back to the prophecies made by the well-known Terton (treasure finder) Pema Lingpa in the late 15th century.

Gangtey Monastery, Gangtey of Bhutan

Gangtey Monastery, Gangtey of Bhutan

A Nyingma monastic college or shedra, Do-ngag Tösam Rabgayling, has been established above the village.

Tsechu, the popular Bhutanese festival that is held all over Bhutan in all major monasteries and in district towns in Bhutan, is also held here from the 5th to 10th days of the eighth lunar month, as per the Bhutanese calendar. The festival attracts many foreign tourists. On the last day of the festival, many come to the monastery to pray for their families.

Gangtey Monastery, Gangtey of Bhutan

Gangtey Monastery, Gangtey of Bhutan

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