Taktsa Monastery's Chapel got in Fire

Tibet Times, July 02, 2014

A massive fire broke out at the 349 years old Taktsa Gon Deden Tashi Choesang Ling in Zoege County in Sichuan Province on July 01, 2014. The exact cause and the extent of damage to property have not been known yet. The fire gutted the main chapel of the monastery's deity. 


Taksta Gon Geden Tashi Choesang Ling is a Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. This is the third incident of fire in a Tibetan monastery in less than a year. Some 70 nun's quarters of a nunnery in the premises of the famous Serta Larungar monastery in Sichuan were gutted in a fire in January this year. On November 16, 2013, the main prayer hall of the 433 year old Lithang monastery was broke out in fire.

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