Konchok Ling cave in Upper Mustang an ancient mystery
The Konchok Ling cave in Upper Mustang is famous for its amazingly beautiful Murals. Large figures of Vajradhara, Chaturbhuja, Avalokiteshvara and Tara are depicted in the Murals of this cave. A segment of the Eighty-Four Mahasiddhas of the Vajrasana System can also be found in the Murals. The four line verse composed by Vairasana, an Abbott of Bodhgaya who lived in 11th century is also included in the Mural.
Konchok Ling Cave in Upper Mustang was severely damaged as a result of erosion. The walls of the cave crumbled down so that a major part of the 84 Siddhas was lost. These Murals are believed to be of 13th or 14th century.
The trip from Lo Manthang to the Konchok Ling cave is a highly exciting trip in Mustang. Since the cave is at an inaccessible height, the visitors get to the cave using a fixed rope. Close to the Konchok Ling cave there is another recently discover Ritseling Cave also. You can visit the Ritseling Cave of upper mustang at the same time when you visit Konchok Ling cave. Expert guide show the way to visit Konchok Ling cave and assist you to avoid any trouble.
Upper Mustang is known for the thousands of sky caves in the mountains. In pre-historic times, people were living in these caves and also they used these caves as storage rooms, places to hide from enemies, burial sites and as places of worship. Most of these caves are more than thousand years old.
Buddhist culture of ancient Tibet, numerous natural caves and the remote villages of Upper Mustang make this trek highly exciting. If you interested to go to discover Konchok Ling cave, monasteries and Lo Manthang the cultural hub of mustang write us. We assure you that there will be no compromise made in delivering quality service for your safety and convenience, book Upper mustang trek please.