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Lhasa - Jokhang Temple and the surrounding streets -26-2014

Jokhang Temple, also known as "Zula Kang", "sleep health" (Tibetan word for Buddha), located in the old city center of Lhasa, is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery, built in the Tang Dynasty 21 years (AD 647 years ), is Zao Gampo foot statue to commemorate the princess built Tibet Lhasa reason why there is the "Holy Land" reputation, [1] and this Buddha-related. The temple was originally called "provoke Sa" and later became the name of Jalan Sa city, and evolved into the moment, "Lhasa." After the completion of the Jokhang Temple, after the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties repeated modification expansion, before the formation of today's scale. [2-4] 

Jokhang Temple over 1,300 years of history, has supremacy in Tibetan Buddhism. Jokhang is Tibet's most brilliant Tubo period existing building, civil engineering structures is the oldest building in Tibet, and created a Tibetan-style temple Hirakawa Council Regulation style. 

Jokhang Temple in the center of the ring around the Sakyamuni Buddha called "sac profile" ring around the Jokhang Temple exterior called "Eight profile", outside the Jokhang Temple streets radiating out called "Barkhor" That Bajiaojie . Jokhang Temple as the center, the Potala Palace, Chakpori, Xiaozhaoshi included in a large circle called "Lin Kuo." This is from the inside to the outside of the three ring, is turning ceremony Tibetans line the route.

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Copyright: Jacky Cheng
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 13000x6500
Taken: 19/07/2014
Uploaded: 09/08/2014
Updated: 06/01/2019


Tags: lhasa; jokhang; temple; surrounding; streets; 2014
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