Kurjey Lhakhang

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Kurjey Lhakhang Monastery
Kurje-Lhakhang 2011-11-28.jpg
Kurjey Lhakhang Monastery
Kurjey Lhakhang is located in Bhutan
Kurjey Lhakhang
Kurjey Lhakhang
Location within Bhutan
Coordinates: 27°37′N 90°42′E / 27.617°N 90.700°E / 27.617; 90.700
Monastery information
Location Bumthang valley, Bumthang district, Bhutan
Type Tibetan Buddhist
Architecture Dzong architecture

Kurjey Lhakang, also known as Kurjey Monastery, is located in the Bumthang valley in the Bumthang district of Bhutan. This is the final resting place of the remains of the first three kings of Bhutan. Also, a large tree behind one of the temple buildings is believed to be a terma that was left there by Padmasambhava.

External links[edit]