Takchu Goemba

Build On: 19th century Category: Temple Address Haa

Takchu Gonpa is one among the four major temples of Haa. This temple is locatedabove the Lungtsho Village. It is connected by a road that goes from Dumcho bridge.

Takchu Gonpa was built by Lam Sangay Gyatsho. Later, Chogley Yeshi Ngodrup, the speech reincar- nation of Zhabdrung also visited and lived in the temple.

One can see a juniper tree behind the temple, which is believed to have sprung from the walking stick of Chogley Yeshi Ngodrup. It is said that Chogley Yeshi Ngodrup used to spend his leisure time under the tree between and after granting em- powerment (dwang), transmissions (lung) and instruction (khrid) to his students.

As an annual event, the Gonpa or- ganizes hundred million mani reci- tation for twenty one days from the 13th day of the twelfth month to 20th day of the first month of Bhu- tanese calendar.

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