Machig Phug, Paro

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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, a foot print of Machig and a drubchu. People visit here to practice Chod.