What to see in Trandruk Monastery
The main building of the Trandruk Monastery is the Tshomchen, in which Padmasambhava is enshrined. The Tshomchen was built in the style of Tang Dynasty structures and adopted the characteristics of Nepalese and Indian architecture. The building has many chapels. In one of the chapels, a precious Pearl Thangka, representing Chenrezi at rest, is housed The Tibetan Thangka, or scroll painting, is a special art of Tibetan Buddhism and is an elaborate and intricate depiction of Buddha's various forms and teachings. The Tibetan Thangka in Tshomchen is made up of 30,000 pearls and hundreds of other gems like diamonds, sapphires, turquoise, rubies and amber. In Tibet, Thangkas are frequently the center of Buddhist religious ceremonies. Pilgrims throw money to the Thangka to show their respect.
The Legend of Trandruk Monastery