Ani Tsankhung Nunnery
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|Ani Tsankhung Nunnery|
A young Buddhist nun
|Location||Lhasa Prefecture, Tibet, China|
|Founded by||Songsten Gampo|
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Ani Tsankhung Monastery is a gompa or monastery of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It was built in the 7th century by Songtsän Gampo, who used its meditation chamber. It is a tourist destination in Lhasa. The monastery is a yellow building which lies on the street parallel and north of Chingdol Dong Lu in Lhasa.
Since the 12th century the monastery has been used chiefly by Buddhist nuns.
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