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Ganden Sumtseling Monastery in Shangri-la County
« on: April 02, 2015, 09:37:35 AM »
"People visit the Ganden Sumtseling Monastery in Shangri-la County, Deqen Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province, March 14, 2015. Built in 1679, the Ganden Sumtseling Monastery is the largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Yunnan, also known as the "Little Potala Palace", attracting tourists from home and abroad." (Xinhua/Lin Yiguang)

Ganden Sumtseling Monastery was built by the Great 5th Dalai Lama.  It is one of the most important Gelugpa monasteries which practices the Supreme Protector, Dorje Shugden which has remained vibrant and strong since the time of the 5th Dalai Lama with his blessing.



Yang Tang khamtsen’s first Protector chapel, famous for its hundreds of Dorje Shugden statues

For more information visit : http://www.dorjeshugden.com/places/ganden-sumtseling-monastery/