Drigung Monastery is located 150 km east of Lhasa. There are two ways to get there. First, you can a bus Drigung bus station east of Lhasa, then rent a car to go to the hill and the monastery. The net cost CNY25.00 fare per person and the car is loaded CNY150.00 net. Few people choose this method, not only for his effort, but also how long it takes. Second, it is possible to rent a car or a jeep tour of the day. The price is a network CNY1000.00 CNY1200.00 net, we recommend you find someone to share the car and the costs. This way you can return to the day. Note, however, that you leave at about 2:00 or 3 o’clock to see the performance of the sky burials before 08:00 clock. Note also that the way is hard for the journey time of six hours in the afternoon, you can swim in hot springs before returning to Lhasa.
He says there are three phases of the funeral skies in the world – in India, Samye Monastery, the other in Drigung monastery. Among them Drigung stage Monastery is the largest and highest.
According to legend, the soul of a person who has suffered Abhisek (consecration by pouring water over his head) by a living Buddha, leave the body after death and to heaven instead of hell. So many people brought the bodies of their dead relatives for burial here in the sky, despite the long distance. Given the performance, the permission of members before taking a picture, and follow the local practice. View the question in silence and with respect. The ticket price is net monastery Drigung CNY15.00 per person.
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Drigung monastery is the Monastery of the Kagyu Drigung mother. It was founded in 1179 by Kyobpa Rinpoche. The monastery buildings were destroyed almost the wars in the past, they were produced later. Today there are over 300 monks in the monastery. Nestled between towering cliffs in the mountains, the monastery is strangely beautiful from a distance.
Drigung After visiting the monastery of Southwest Drive for about 7 miles Dezhong, where you have the chance, try some authentic dishes from Tibet with local families. There are also many restaurants Sichuan Mozhugongka County. Hidden in the mountains a temple, the temple is known as a famous Dezhong retirement is self-cultivation for the nuns.
Dezhong Hot Springs is an area of open-air bath for lamas and nuns. A long-standing reputation for its abundant water and warm temperatures. He also said that the water here can heal all kinds of diseases. But the facilities are very simple. If you remember to take a bath, bring your bathing suit and not remain in the water, about 15 minutes due to the altitude.
Then back to Lhasa.