Samding Monastery

bsam sdings dgon
བསམ་སྡིངས་དགོན།
Alternative Name(s): 
nyang smad bsam sdings
Site Type: 
Shangpa Monastery
Site Location: 
Panam County
Current Tradition: 
Shangpa
Date Established: 
13th cent.
29° 3' 38.664" N, 89° 9' 9.6876" E
History and Description: 

Early Shangpa site founded around the time of Khetsun Zhonnnu Drup; seat of the Nyangme Samding (nyang smad bsam sdings) transmission line of the Shangpa.