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Gadong monastery is located just about 15 minutes to the east of Lhasa. Gadong, Central Tibet.
Gadong monastery is located just about 15 minutes to the east of Lhasa. Gadong, Central Tibet.

 

Inside the main temple at Gadong monastery. Gadong, Central Tibet.
Inside the main temple at Gadong monastery. Gadong, Central Tibet.

 

Statues inside a side room of that temple. Gadong, Central Tibet.
Statues inside a side room of the temple. Gadong, Central Tibet.

 

A small stupa inside the main temple. Gadong, Central Tibet.

A small stupa inside the main temple. Gadong, Central Tibet.

 

Christine in the court yard at Gadong monastery. Gadong, Central Tibet.
Christine in the court yard at Gadong monastery. Gadong, Central Tibet.

 

Christine with the Tibetan nun that takes care of the Manjushree temple (the building they are standing in front of). Gadong, Central Tibet.
Christine with the Tibetan nun that takes care of the Manjushree temple (the building they are standing in front of). Gadong, Central Tibet.

 

The mediation cave where Lama Tsong Khapa stayed in retreat for many years. Gadong, Central Tibet.
The mediation cave where Lama Tsong Khapa stayed in retreat for many years. Gadong, Central Tibet.

 

Inside Tsong Khapa's cave at Gadong. Gadong, Central Tibet.
Inside Tsong Khapa's cave at Gadong. Gadong, Central Tibet.

 

Christine spent about a week living in this room just in front of Tsong Khapa's cave. Gadong, Central Tibet.
Christine spent about a week living in this room just in front of Tsong Khapa's cave. Gadong, Central Tibet.

 

 

 

A wall painting of Manjushree from the Jamyang Lhakhang (Manjushree temple), which is located just above the cave. Gadong, Central Tibet.
A wall painting of Manjushree from the Jamyang Lhakhang (Manjushree temple), which is located just above the cave. Gadong, Central Tibet.

 

A wall painting in the Jamyang Lhakhang. Gadong, Central Tibet.
A wall painting in the Jamyang Lhakhang. Gadong, Central Tibet.

 

 

Christine with a relative of her teacher Khen Rinpoche. Khen Rinpoche left Gadong in 1958 and has never returned. Gadong, Central Tibet.
Christine with a relative of her teacher Khen Rinpoche. Khen Rinpoche left Gadong in 1958 and has never returned. Gadong, Central Tibet.

 

The village of Gadong is located just on the outskirts of Lhasa. Gadong, Central Tibet.
The village of Gadong is located just on the outskirts of Lhasa. Gadong, Central Tibet.

 

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