Galden Jampaling Monastery

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Galden Jampaling Monastery (Tibetan: བྱམས་པ་གླིང, Wylie: byams pa gling) is a Buddhist monastery in Chamdo, Tibet, China. Each year on 16 March the temple celebrates The Butter Sculpture Festival with the spectacular "Guqing" God Dance[1][2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Galden Jampaling Monastery - Chamdo, China".
  2. ^ Gruschke 2004, p. 36f.
  3. ^ Buckley and Straus 1986, p. 216.
  4. ^ Mayhew and Kohn 2005, p. 241.


  • Buckley, Michael and Straus, Robert (1986): Tibet: a travel survival kit, Lonely Planet Publications. South Yarra, Victoria, Australia. ISBN 0-908086-88-1.
  • Gruschke, Andreas (2004): Chamdo town in: The Cultural Monuments of Tibet’s Outer Provinces: Kham - vol. 1. The TAR part of Kham, White Lotus Press, Bangkok 2004, pp. 36–45. ISBN 974-480-049-6
  • Mayhew, Bradley and Kohn, Michael. (2005). Tibet. 6th Edition. Lonely Planet. ISBN 1-74059-523-8

Coordinates: 31°08′36″N 97°10′40″E / 31.1433°N 97.1778°E / 31.1433; 97.1778