Tsechu Monastery

tshes bcu
Alternative Name(s):
dzam thang tshes bcu stod dgon bde chen gling, 'dzam thang tshe bcu dgon, dpal 'dzam thang tshe bcu pho brang bsam 'grub nor bu'i gling, 泽不基寺
Site Type: Monastery
Operating Status: Active
Current Tradition: Jonang
Former Tradition: Bon
Date Established: 1462
Current Residents: 65
TBRC Place #: G1KR168

Was established as a Bon monastery in the year 1146, then was changed into a Jonang monastery by Ratnakirti (1451-1528). There have been nine incarnations in the line of the throne-holders of Tshechu.