Drepung Monastery

Drepung Monastery

one of Tibet's largest monasteries and historic home of the Dalai Lama

Location: 

Drepung Monastery, Chengguan, Lhasa, Tibet, China

Duration: 

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Drepung Monastery: one of the 3 big monasteries inside Tibet
  2. Used to be the residence of the Dalai Lama before the Potala Palace
  3. Used to be the world's largest monastery with up to 10,000 monks
  4. Journey: only a short visit from Lhasa with a group and a local guide
  5. Visitors: open for tourists, no pictures inside the rooms

Image sources

  1. Huge candle
  2. Me sitting with the monks
  3. Overlooking the Monastery
  4. In front of the Assembly Hall
  5. Holy Buddhist books

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