Tangbi Goemba

Tangbi Goemba which is a half an hour walk north of Kurjey Lhahang was founded in 1470 by Shamar Rinpoche of the Kargyupa religious school. The temple has two sanctuaries and a temple of terrifying deities. The sanctuary on the ground floor contains statues of past, present and future Buddha and three clay statues probably dating end of the 15th century. On the upper floor, the vestibule contains two remarkable paintings of Guru Rinpoche’s heaven and the Buddha Amitabh’s heaven.