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'''Machig Phug'''  (མ་གཅིག་ཕུག [[ma gcig phug]])
 
'''Machig Phug'''  (མ་གཅིག་ཕུག [[ma gcig phug]])
[[Image:Machig Phug (Paro Taksang).jpg|thumb|256px|right|'''Machig Phug''']
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[[Image:Machig Phug (Paro Taksang).jpg|thumb|256px|right|'''Machig Phug''']]
  
One of the nine sacred caves at [[Paro Taksang]]. This is the cave where the great woman practitioner [[Machig Labdron]] ([[ma gcig lab sgron]] 1031-1129) meditated.  The cave is located above the ravine of the Shelkarchu waterfall.
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One of the nine sacred caves at [[Paro Taktsang]]. This is the cave where the great woman practitioner [[Machig Labdron]] ([[ma gcig lab sgron]] 1031-1129) meditated.  The cave is located above the ravine of the Shelkarchu waterfall.
  
Today there is a Lhakhang containing an image of [[Machig Labdron|Machig]], a foot print of Machig and a drubchu. People visit here to practice [[Chod]].  
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Today there is a Lhakhang built round the cave which containins an image of [[Machig Labdron|Machig]], her foot print and a drubchu. People visit here to practice [[Chod]].  
  
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Latest revision as of 08:13, 19 August 2008

Machig Phug (མ་གཅིག་ཕུག ma gcig phug)

Machig Phug

One of the nine sacred caves at Paro Taktsang. This is the cave where the great woman practitioner Machig Labdron (ma gcig lab sgron 1031-1129) meditated. The cave is located above the ravine of the Shelkarchu waterfall.

Today there is a Lhakhang built round the cave which containins an image of Machig, her foot print and a drubchu. People visit here to practice Chod.