Tedrom Nunnery it is located just over 5Kilometers north-west of Drigung monastery, it had a powerful hotspring surrounded by majestic Rocky Mountains considered to conceal great treasures. In the eight century, the master Padmasambhava and his spiritual consort Yeshe Tsogyal stayed here in retreat practice.
It is said that before their visit, this place was occupied by a group of Naga-demons who were harming the lives of beings around it and so Padmasambhava subdued them all and turned it into a place of bliss and power. Since then, the water of the hot spring, the plants as well as the soils of this holy place is believed to have strong curative power.
In the course of time many men and woman came here to mediation and countless numbers of patients come use the natural springs and receive blessings in order to cure their ailments. Gradually different masters built a temple and lodging for nuns as well as a guesthouse for the convenience of those coming for the hot spring. The nunnery is associated with Drigung monastery, but remains largely independent and informal in its organization.