Sera Assembly Hall

Sera Assembly Hall

where thousands of Gelung Buddhist monks are praying

Location: 

Sera Monastery, 色拉中路 Chengguan, Lhasa, Tibet, China

Duration: 

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Sera Monastery: one of the great 3 monasteries in Tibet
  2. Assembly Hall: where monks at the age of 8 to 70 years pray
  3. Architecture: it has 110 pillars and can host up to 3,500 monks
  4. Revolution: the monastery was damaged 1959 after the Chinese takeover
  5. Location: 2km outside of Lhasa with some view over the city itself

Image sources

  1. Sera Assembly Hall
  2. Tibetan woman praying
  3. Seating rows for the monks
  4. Main entrance to the hall
  5. Buddhist sculptures

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