Kumbum Stupa located inside the Pelkhor Chode monastery. Gyantse. Kumbum means one hundred thousand images sacred. The stupa contains a large mandala that portrays the Buddhist cosmos, with a vast repertoire of deity, Dhara Vhajra crowned at the top. Palkhor was built in the fifteenth century and its construction was completed in just 10 years. The monastery has three levels: the bottom has 2,200 m2, which includes 108 doors, 77 chapels and a maze of corridors. Highlights the great octagonal tower of 40 m. in height. Besides the numerous sculptures and reliefs of Buddha, the monastery is considered a jewel of Tibetan wall painting: Buddha reproductions are countless in the finishes of the walls, which gave the monastery the nickname of thousands of enlightened Buddha.