Tonglin Monastery in Ngamring County, Shigatse

Chinese Name: 通林寺
English Name: Tonglin Monastery
Location: Located in Chazi Village, Ngamring County
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day

About Tonglin Monastery in Ngamring County, Shigatse

Tonglin Monastery is located in Chazi Village, Ngamring County, Shigatse. It was built in 1870 and the founder named Danzeng Baimaweise(旦增·白玛卫色). Tonglin Monastery has the largest scale of Nyingma temples in Ngamring County, covering an area of 2649 square meters. At present, there are 15 monks. 

Attraction Transportation: 

Gedan Zhuopeilin Monastery is located in Chazi Village, Ngamring County, Shigatse. Visitors can take long-distance bus or choose self-driving from Ngamring County seat. Please pay attention to weather conditions. In the rainy season (July & August), cars often get struck in the mud and delays happen frequently. 

Attraction Tips: 
• Traveling Hours: 1 hour
• Traveling Seasons: All seasons
• High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Bring enough water or drinks, fruits and snacks with high caloric content
• Bring a good, broad spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF factor and a high SPF lip sunscreen to protect your lips too. 
• Never climb or sit on Buddhist statues or stupas.
• Avoid touching the head of monks or nuns and show respect to a nun or monk or spiritual teacher.
• Remove your shoes and your hat when entering a shrine room or monastery.