Saikagutuo Monastery in Lhozhag County, Lhoka (Shannan)
Chinese Name: 赛卡古托寺
English Name: Saikagutuo Monastery
Location: Located in the south of Lhozhag County, Lhoka
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day
About Saikagutuo Monastery in Lhozhag County, Lhoka
Saikagutuo Monastery is 50 kilometers away from Lhozhag County seat. Facing the east, it was surrounded by walls. This monastery was 98 meters and 48 meters wide. The major hall in Saikagutuo Monastery named Gawajiuni Hall(噶哇久尼) which has 28 meters high tower in its center. In 1080, Saikagutuo Monastery was found by famous Buddhist master Maerba(玛尔巴) and his disciples Milariba(米拉日巴). In twelfth Century, Saikagutuo Monastery has been maintenance. In sixteenth Century, Buddhist master Bawozu Lachenwa(巴握祖拉陈哇) built the Main Assembly Hall(), shag and wall. He also gilding the tower top. Saikagutuo Monastery has preserved Tibetan Buddhism murals which show stories and characters of Bka’-brgyud-pa. The buildings and cultural relics in this monastery have a great historical, cultural and artistic value.
Saikagutuo Monastery is 50 kilometers away from Lhozhag County seat. The advanced traffic system provides visitors convenient ways to travel. Visitors can take long-distance bus or choose self-driving.
• Traveling Seasons: All seasons