Stunning photos of Larung Gar in Tibet

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Punya
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Stunning photos of Larung Gar in Tibet

Postby Punya » Sat Jun 29, 2013 9:33 pm

Little boxes on the hillside... home to 40,000 Buddhist monks: The stunning makeshift town that has sprung up around a Tibetan monastery

The remote settlement located in the Larung Valley, Serthar County of Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, in China. Thousands of tiny homes sprawled up the mountainside form one of the world's largest Buddhist institutes.

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Re: Stunning photos of Larung Gar in Tibet

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Re: Stunning photos of Larung Gar in Tibet

Postby tidathep » Mon Jul 15, 2013 4:46 pm

Dear Punya,

Thanks for the very beautiful pictures!

tidathep :namaste:

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Re: Stunning photos of Larung Gar in Tibet

Postby Punya » Fri May 29, 2015 9:36 pm

Some more great photos with short commentaries

https://picasaweb.google.com/1099586122 ... directlink

According to the post Larung Gar is possibly the biggest Buddhist Monastery or Institute in the world with at least 10,000 residents. It is located near Serta in what was the Tibetan province of Kham.
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Re: Stunning photos of Larung Gar in Tibet

Postby dzogchungpa » Thu Jan 07, 2016 8:18 pm

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