SOAS events http://www.soas.ac.uk/news Mon, 08 Feb 2016 06:07:25 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 http://www.soas.ac.uk/assets/footer_logo.png SOAS logo http://www.soas.ac.uk Ngorchen Künga Zangpo (1382–1456) and his Legacy in Mustang http://www.soas.ac.uk/cia/tibetanstudies/events/26feb2016-ngorchen-knga-zangpo-13821456-and-his-legacy-in-mustang.html

Date: 26 February 2016 05:30pm

Finishes:26 February 2016 06:30pm

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Room: 4426

The large-scale institutional establishment of Buddhism in 15th century Mustang can be ascribed to the joint efforts of the Mustang king Amapal and the Tibetan Sakyapa master Ngorchen Künga Zangpo, the founder of Ngor Monastery in Tibet. Ngorchen visited Mustang three times at Amapal's invitation. This lecture introduces Ngorchen’s three Mustang sojourns and discuss the relationship between the successive Mustang kings and their religious preceptors from Ngor Monastery.

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