Xaitongmoin County

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Xaitongmoin County
谢通门县བཞད་མཐོང་སྨོན་རྫོང་། [1]
Shetongmon County
County
Location of Xaitongmoin County within Tibet
Location of Xaitongmoin County within Tibet
Xaitongmoin County is located in Tibet
Xaitongmoin County
Xaitongmoin County
Location in Tibet
Coordinates: 29°25′59″N 88°15′34″E / 29.43306°N 88.25944°E / 29.43306; 88.25944Coordinates: 29°25′59″N 88°15′34″E / 29.43306°N 88.25944°E / 29.43306; 88.25944
Country China
Province Tibet
Prefecture-level city Xigazê
Capital Thongmon
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Xaitongmoin County or Zhetongmön (Tibetan: བཞད་མཐོང་སྨོན་ (bzhad mthong smon rdzong), Chinese: 谢通门县; Pinyin: Xiètōngmén Xiàn) is a county of Xigazê in the Tibet Autonomous Region.

History[edit]

Ganden Lhading, which became a branch of Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, was founded in 1050. It converted to Gelug in 1650.[2] Renga Chode, a Shangpa Kagyu Monastery, was also founded in 1050. It converted to Gelug

in 1600.[3]

Tashi Gepel was a minor 14th century Kagyu nunnery.[4]

Takmo Lingka, a Sakya monastery, was founded here in 1436.[5]

Dratsang Monastery (Zhe Dratsang, chazang si), founded in the 15th century, was a Nyingma or Sakya monastery. It also became a Gelug monastery in the 17th century.[6][7]

Gonga Choding, a Nyingma monastery, was founded in 1500, and converted to Gelug in 1650.[8]

A Gelug hermitage, Ngulchu Chodzong, was known for its printery.[9][10]

The county was home to the 16th century main estate of the Thon Pa family.[11]

Town and townships[edit]

Other settlement[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "bzhad mthong smon rdzong". Buddhist Digital Resource Center. Retrieved 5 August 2017. 
  2. ^ "dga' ldan lha lding dgon". Buddhist Digital Resource Center. Retrieved August 5, 2017. 
  3. ^ "rin dga' chos sde". Buddhist Digital Resource Center. 
  4. ^ "bzhad bkra shis dge 'phel". Buddhist Digital Resource Center. Retrieved August 5, 2017. 
  5. ^ "gling kha dgon". Buddhist Digital Resource Center. Retrieved 5 August 2017. 
  6. ^ "bzhad grwa tshang dgon". Buddhist Digital Resource Center. Retrieved 5 August 2017. 
  7. ^ "bzhad grwa tshang dgon". Buddhist Digital Resource Center. Retrieved August 5, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Gonga Choding". Buddhist Digital Resource Center. Retrieved August 5, 2017. 
  9. ^ "dngul chu ri khrod". Buddhist Digital Resource Center. Retrieved August 5, 2017. 
  10. ^ "gtsang bzhad dngul chu chos rdzong gi par khang". Buddhist Digital Resource Center. Retrieved August 5, 2017. 
  11. ^ "bsam 'grub mthong smon gzhis ka". Buddhist Digital Resource Center. Retrieved 5 August 2017. 
  12. ^ "chab kha grong rdal (bzhad mthong smon)". Buddhist Digital Resource Center. Retrieved August 5, 2017. 
  13. ^ "na mo che shang (bzhad mthong smon)". Buddhist Digital Resource Center. Retrieved August 5, 2017. 
  14. ^ "rin chen rtse shang (bzhad mthong smon)". Buddhist Digital Resource Center. Retrieved August 5, 2017. 
  15. ^ "tsho bzhi shang (bzhad mthong smon)". Buddhist Digital Resource Center. Retrieved August 5, 2017. 
  16. ^ "nyang ra shang (bzhad mthong smon)". Buddhist Digital Resource Center. Retrieved August 5, 2017. 
  17. ^ "tsha phu shang (bzhad mthong smon)". Buddhist Digital Resource Center. Retrieved August 5, 2017. 
  18. ^ "Bon". The Treasury of Lives. Retrieved 2017-08-05. 
  19. ^ "TBRC Place: G3532, name: ri rgyal dgon". www.tbrc.org. Retrieved 2017-08-05. 
  20. ^ Lhagyal, Dondrup, et. al. (2010). "Bonpo monasteries and temples in Central Tibet: (3) Ri rgyal Monastery. In: A Survey of Bonpo Monasteries.". The Tibetan and Himalayan Library.