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  • Potala, Llasa, Tibet

  • Tashi Lhunpo Monastery founded in 1477. Presently it hold the Panchen Lama.

  • The Monastery at Mt Kailash, the holiest mountain in Tibet.

  • Prayer Wheels are spun clockwise while the Tibetans chant a mantra.

  • Mani stones, found throughout Tibet are written with the mantra, "Om mani padme hom."

  • Monks waiting in the cold for early morning prayers.

  • Ringin, on the right was our host for a short while when we were in Darchen, near Kailash.

  • Prayer flags beside Lake Manasarovar flutter mantras to heaven.

  • Monastery at Mt Kailash, the holiest mountain in Tibet.

  • The stupa at Mt Kailash where pilgrims leave precious items such as jewelry and clothes for the gods.

  • Stupa at a monastery on Lake Manasarovar in the high plateau of Tibet.

  • Pilgrims circumnavigate the mountain while chanting mantras.

  • Truck accident on a high pass between Kashgar and Ali, on the border of Tibet.

  • Yak dung, used for firewood, dries on the roofs of homes.

photogalleries_tibet

Tibet

Tibet