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On Jokhang Monastery Rooftop
Anna Lisa Yoder
Photograph - Traditional Photographic Image
I took this photo in 1987 from the Jokhang's rooftop in Lhasa, Tibet. The Potala Palace can be seen in the distance with the mountains. The Jokhang is a Buddhist monastery run by the Gelug School, although it can be considered Pan-sectarian. Probably built in 642, its architecture is a mix of Indian Vihara, Tang Dynasy, and Nepalese. The Jokhang is the most important pilgrimage site in Tibet.
January 28th, 2013
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