Drepung Monastery

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It is considered one of the 'Three Great Monasteries' .The monestary was established in 1416 by Tsong Khapa's disciple Jamyang Qoigyi. In 1546, the third Dalai was welcomed as the first Living Buddha into the monastery. The ground of the monastery is organized on the caves and temples for Jamyang Qoigyi, together with two magnificent white pagodas. The buildings of the monastery are centered on these pagodas.

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