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Curpu Monastery---the ancestral temple of the black hat line of the Garma Gagya Sect and the first to initiate reincarnations o

Built in 1187, the Curpu Monastery is located in the Doilungdeqen County, 70 kilometers away from Lhasa. It is the main monastery of the Black Cap Group of the karma Sect. The system of succession to grant the living Buddha was originated here and has become popular among various sects of the Tibetan Buddhism.
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