Ranchung Chungsi cave in upper mustang Nepal
Ranchung cave is situated on the way to upper mustang, in between Summer and Syangboche village. It is known as a Chungsi cave also. Ranchung Chungsi cave is a popular Buddhist pilgrimage of Mustang. It is believed that Guru Ringpoche meditated in this cave in around 8th century. Exactly the Monastery where Padmasambhab meditated situated above the Chungsi cave.
Rangchung cave is not man-made cave, its natural in between thousands of mane made sky caves in Mustang. On the walls of the Rangchung cave in Upper Mustang there are many naturally formed deities they appear just like the self-arisen. On the opposite side of the cave you can see the natural figure of kissing people in wall cliff. It is one of the highlights of upper mustang trek do not miss to visit.
Lama of this cave said that the stone of Chungsi cave used to make the medicine of back pain. According to the Ancient Tibetan medication there is a specific way to make the medicine from this stone still on use by local. Canyon near Chungsi cave in upper mustang Nepal looks really beautiful place to see.
The Ranchung monastery cave is a very important monastery in Mustang, its isolation could preserve the ancient culture. Many Buddhist devotees visit this place to worship and meditation from around the world. It is better to visit this cave while going to upper mustang. If you have time you can spend a night in Syangboche. From Syangboche you reach Chungsi cave after trekking down to the valley along alternative way.
Surrounding nature, beautiful landscape, ancient Buddhist culture and human-made caves are the major attraction of Upper mustang Nepal. This area is a part of upper mustang trek and tours. If you interested to explore holy cave in upper mustang write us.