Jokhang Temple

Jokhang Temple

the most sacred Buddhist temple and monastery in all of Tibet

Location: 

Jokhang Temple, Chengguan, Lhasa, Tibet, China

Duration: 

Friday, September 1, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Jokhang Temple: most sacred place in Tibet
  2. Pilgrimage: Buddhist from all of Tibet walk to here
  3. Buddhist Sects: maintained by the Gelung school
  4. History: built in 652 and enlarged until 1600
  5. UNESCO: protected together with the Potala Palace

Image sources

  1. Seat of the highest Buddhist priests
  2. Entrance to the Jokhang Temple
  3. Huge Candles in the courtyard
  4. Me trying out a handy prayer wheel
  5. Me in the lotus position on the rooftop

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