Khorchak Monastery is located in Khorchak Village, Burang County. In fact, the village is named after the temple. Due to the influence of Monastery and its eminent monks, residents gradually gathered around the temple, and Khorchak Village was gradually formed.
Khorchak Monastery is well-known for having a unique architectural style, numerous cultural relics, and a long history. For a period of time in history, it was under the charge of the “King Luo” of Nepal, and then directly managed by the local government of Tibet.
The architectural style of Khorchak Temple and the murals in the temple have a certain historical, artistic and scientific value.
The Khorchak Monastery is recorded in the history of India, which makes it very famous in India. Therefore, all Indian pilgrims who visit the sacred mountain and holy lake must come to the Khorchak Temple for incense to be considered complete pilgrim.
It has a long history and is a National heritage site. Every year, believers from Zanda, Garr and other counties in the Ngari region and overseas Nepal come to worship.
Legends of Kejia Temple
Long back, seven Indian wandering monks came here to engage in Buddhist activities. Before leaving, he left 7 large bags of silver to the king. In accordance with the instructions of the master, the king asked Nepalese craftsmen to make a rare statue of Manjushri and then asked the master to bless the statue.
When they move it the other place, They suddenly heard Manjushri Bodhisattva saying: “I am attached to this place and rooted here.” The king built the Khorchak Temple here according to his divine will.