Barkhor

Barkhor

where Tibetans are walking in circles around the most sacred temple

Location: 

Bakuo Residential District, Chengguan, Lhasa, Tibet, China

Duration: 

Friday, September 1, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Barkhor: streets around the Jokhang Temple
  2. Jokhang Temple: Tibet's most sacred Buddhist temple
  3. Circumambulation: walking in circles around the Barkhor
  4. Pilgrims: walking to Lhasa just to reach the Barkhor
  5. Center of Tibet: major tourist attraction and political square

Image sources

  1. Barkhor Square and Jokhang Temple
  2. Street lamp decorated with prayer rolls
  3. Jokhang Temple, Tibet's holiest temple
  4. Tibetans on their pilgrimage to Lhasa
  5. Old stone with religious inscriptions

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