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Ngor Monastery

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[[File:Ngorchen.png|frame|Ngorchen Kunga Zangpo)] Ngor Ewam Chöden Monastery (ངོར་ཨེ་ཝཾ་ཆོས་ལྡན, Wyl. ngor e waM chos ldan) — an important Sakya monastery, and seat of the Ngor subschool, established by Ngorchen Kunga Zangpo around 1430. Before being completely demolished during the Chinese invasion, it was a very active monastery, counting about 1,000 monks in the 1950s. It has only been partly reconstructed.

Ngor Monastery is divided into four monastic houses (Tib. བླ་བྲང, labrang; Wyl. bla brang):

Ngor Monastery in Exile

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