Langzhen Temple in Qusum County, Lhoka (Shannan)
Chinese Name: 朗真寺
English Name: Langzhen Temple
Location: Located in Qusum County(曲松县), Lhoka Prefecture(山南市), Tibet Autonomous Region, China
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All day
About Langzhen Temple
The temple is located in the county of Shannan area, located in the village of langzhen, 4000 meters in the sea, located in the west of the county’s garrison.
History and Development of Langzhen Temple
The temple is built on the south-east of the village on the river, which is East and south of the river. Really stuffy in the temple, drinking is an important period for the Cameron temple area, was caught in the second half of the thirteenth Century to the early fourteenth Century. Kagyu fourth milk will Dorje (1340~1383) had served as the abbot. In seventeenth Century the fifth o (Awang Luo Sangjia), the change in the original grove. From the ancient temple is Dan Yeshe when Ren khen, monk 60~70, and the three major monasteries in Lhasa (referring to the Drepung Monastery, salad temple, Ganden monastery) closely, is the heyday. The ancient grass Dan Yeshe died, the temple of E ring. In late nineteenth Century, the abbot from the dense place (now Changdu Kang sub area) as the Gedaji, followed by a reincarnation of Avanrosanchez Gio Jan Xan, Kelsang choephel heritage, after the return of the La garita King (west history independent local ginseng cut its ancestors for the royal family’s loose leaf fan system of governance, become La Gary Wang) the jurisdiction of the nine temple in the last seat to his temple.
MainAttractions- Langzhen Temple
Langzhen temple, covering an area of about 1500 square meters. The main construction including doukan hall, God (Kang), with Limited (sengshe) and real map etc.. Its construction is divided into two periods: the early period of construction began in the Kagyu, located in the West Hall doukan, only ruins; the building in the late mother tendon is the V C period, the existing community hall, West Hall, doukan Gong Kang, Dan Yeshe era, after several repairs.
The highway traffic system is perfect; visitors can choose self driving tour in Qusum County. Qusum County is 57 kilometers away from Lhoka Tsedang town and 248 kilometers away from Lhasa; up to December 2014, Lalin railway built through Qusum County. There are 161.1 km from Gonggar Airport to Qusum County and spend tourists 3.5 hours driving. Tourist can also travel to Qusum County by air firstly and then transfer to long-distance bus, which is the major choice.
Attraction Travel Tips
1. Traveling Hours: 1~2 hours
2. Traveling Seasons: All year
3. High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Bring enough water and some thick clothes, eating more fruits and vegetables rich in vitamins and so on.
4. Pay attention to respect the local customers.