Kag Chode Thupten Samphel Ling Gompa

It is one of the important Shakya Pa sect monasteries in Baarah Gaun region. Kag Chode Thupten Samphel Ling translates as "monastery of the place to stop and develop concentration on teachings of lord Buddha". The renowned Shakya scholar Tenpai Gyaltsen of Tibet founded the monastery in 1429. Until middle of 18th century, this monastery housed nearly 100 monks from 12 surrounding villages. The altar of monastery displays bronze icons of Sakyamuni Buddha flanked by his disciples Sariputra and Maudgalanya and other divinities, Thankas, holy canon, frescoes, and fine woodwork. Visitors have to pay certain fee to enter the monastery.
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