Dergé

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Derge town from above with the Sakya monastery and the famed printing house in the center of town. In front of the line of white stupa is a school today, however, this was the former location of the Derge Royal Palace. photo courtesy of Matthew Pistono

Dergé (Wyl. sde dge) — a region and also a town situated in Eastern Tibet. The birthplace of Dilgo Khyentsé Rinpoche and Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche. Also the location of a famous printing house.