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Tenling Chok

This was one of the four Geluk monasteries in Lhasa from which regents were chosen who ruled until the Dalai Lama reached his majority. It was founded around 1760 by the 8th incarnation in the Demo line of incarnate lamas from Drepung Monastery’s Loselling College, who served as regent for the 13th Dalai Lama. The 6th Demo lama had previously served as regent for the sixth Dalai Lama, the 7th Demo lama had served as both regent for and tutor of the 8th Dalai Lama. After a conflict with the 13th Dalai Lama the monastery was partially destroyed in 1912, and was taken from the Demo lama and later was administered by sixty monks from Samyé Monastery. In 2001 the eastern-wing Jigjé chapel was demolished and replaced by a housing block.

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  • Buddhism > Geluk
  • Physical Structure-Related & Organizational Events > Founding (1763)
  • Building dimensions > Stories: 3
  • Physical Structure-Related & Organizational Events > Destruction: partial destruction after conflict with 13th Dalai Lama (1912)
  • Physical Structure-Related & Organizational Events > Destruction: Jikjé Lhakhang demolished (2001)
  • Physical Structure-Related & Organizational Events > Founding (1757)
  • Physical Structure-Related & Organizational Events > Destruction: partially demolished (1996)
  • Physical Structure-Related & Organizational Events > Construction (1770 (probable))
  • Physical Structure-Related & Organizational Events > Construction (1701 (estimated) - 1900 (estimated))
  • Building dimensions > Courtyard structure
  • Building materials > Stone
  • བསྟན་གླིང་ལྕོག (Tibetan, Tibetan script, Original)
    • > bstan gling lcog (Tibetan, Latin script, Transliteration-THL Extended Wylie Transliteration)
    • > Tenling Chok (Tibetan, Latin script, Transcription-THL Simplified Tibetan Transcription)
    • > བསྟན་རྒྱས་གླིང་ལྕོག (Tibetan, Tibetan script, Alt Spelling-Expansion)
      • > bstan rgyas gling lcog (Tibetan, Latin script, Transliteration-THL Extended Wylie Transliteration)
      • > Tengyé Ling Chok (Tibetan, Latin script, Transcription-THL Simplified Tibetan Transcription)
  • བསྟན་རྒྱས་གླིང་། (Tibetan, Tibetan script, Original)
    • > bstan rgyas gling (Tibetan, Latin script, Transliteration-THL Extended Wylie Transliteration)
    • > Tengyé Ling (Tibetan, Latin script, Transcription-THL Simplified Tibetan Transcription)
    • > Tengyeling (Tibetan, Latin script, Transcription-Tibet Heritage Fund System of Tibetan Transcription)

Place ID: F16414

GB Code - Ryavec: 540101108

Aufschnaiter Lhasa Map ID: kha 66

Tibet Heritage Fund Lhasa Building ID: F

Lhasa Atlas ID: 59

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