Kuchhap Terenga Monastery

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    Longitude: 83°28’ 56’’-84°15’18’’ Latitude: 28°33’52’’-29°19’52’’

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    Maximum: 23.1°c Minimum: -2.7°c

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    323 mm

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    Pokhara to Jomsom: 158 km by Bus & Jeep Plane

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The Kuchhap Terenga monastery is situated at the altitude of 3000 m. The monastery is located above the Dhumba lake. It takes 15 minutes walk from Dhumba lake to reach the monastery. It is a Nyingma-Pa sect monastery of Buddhism founded by Lama Lhungjing Urgen Palsang during 17 century in order to spread Buddhism and maintain peace and harmony in village.

The monastery poses highly sacred and religious position among other monasteries of Mustang. The monastery depicts idols of Guru Rimpoche (Padmasambhava), Hopang Me, Chengresi and Phapa Jhempal along with wall paintings.

In October/November the visitor might encounter the Dhekep, a masked dance ceremony performed by Lamas. The monastery also provides bird’s eye view of Marpha, Syang. Thini, Dhumba and Jomsom villages.