Travel Paro Taktsang,Tiger Nest Monastery,Bhutan Tourist Attraction

Paro is the name Taktsang Monastery Taktsang Palphug popular (also known as the Tiger's Nest), a prominent Buddhist Himalayan sacred site and temple complex, located on the cliff of the upper valley of Paro, Bhutan. A temple complex was built in 1692, around the Taktsang Senge Samdup (seng ge tshang bsam deer grub) cave where Padmasambhava is said to have meditated for three months in the eighth century. Padmasambhava is credited with the introduction of Buddhism in Bhutan and is the tutelary deity of the country. Today, Paro Taktsang is the best known of the thirteen or Taktsang "Tiger's lair" caves where he meditated.
The Guru-brgyad mtshan Lhakhang, the temple dedicated to Padmasambhava (also known as Gu-ru-mtshan brgyad Lhakhang, "The Temple of the Guru with eight names") is an elegant structure around the cave in 1692 by Tenzin Gyals RABGYE; and has become the icon of the culture of Bhutan. A popular festival, known as the Tsechu, held in honor of Padmasambhava, held in Paro valley sometime in March or April.
History and legends
According to the legend related to this Taktsang (which in Tibetan is written (tshang deer), which literally means "Tiger Den", it is believed that Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche) flew to this location from Tibet in the back of a tigress Khenpajong. This place was consecrated to tame the demon Tiger.

Guru Padmasambhava's cave founder of the meditations. Wall painting in the Paro Bridge.
An alternative legend holds that a former wife of an emperor, known as Yeshe Tsogyal, willingly became a disciple of Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambahva) in Tibet. She becomes a tigress and the Guru took back from Tibet to the current location of the Taktsang in Bhutan. In one of the caves here, Guru meditation is then performed and appeared in eight embodied forms (manifestations) and the place became a saint. Later the place became known as the "Tiger's Nest."

The popular legend of Taktsang monastery is adorned with the story of Tenzin RABGYE, who built the temple here in 1692. It has been mentioned by the authors that the eighth century had reincarnated guru Padmasmabhava again in the form of Tenzin RABGYE. The evidence corroborates discussed are: RABGYE that Tenzin was seen (by friends) at the same time in and out of his cave, and even a small amount of food was enough to feed all visitors, no one was injured during worship (although the approach track to the convent to be dangerous and slippery), and the people of Paro valley in the sky saw various forms of animals and religious symbols, including a rain of flowers that appeared and disappeared in the air without touching the ground.


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