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 twenty-one years (AD 647 years ), it is built Zao Gambo, Lhasa reason why the "Holy Land" reputation, and this statue related. Temple was originally called "Jalan Sa" Sa Jalan later became the city's name, and evolved into the current of "Lhasa." After the completion of the Jokhang Temple, after the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties repeated modification and expansion, before the formation of today's size.
Jokhang Temple has 1300 years of history, it has a supreme position in Tibetan Buddhism. Jokhang Temple, Tibet's most glorious Tubo period the existing building, is the oldest civil structure construction in Tibet, and created a style of Tibetan Hirakawa temple PUC regulation formula.
Jokhang Temple in the center of the ring of Sakyamuni Buddha in a circle called "capsule profile", the ring around the Jokhang Temple facades called "Barkhor," outside the Jokhang Temple streets radiate out called "Barkhor" that Barkhor ʱ?? Jokhang Temple in the center, the Potala Palace, Chakpori, Ramoche included a large circle called "Lin Kuo." This is from the inside to the outside of the three ring, is turning ceremony Tibetans line route.
Jokhang Temple Tibetan Fusion, Tang, Nepal, India's architectural style, become eternal example of Tibetan religious architecture.
Temple incense-filled day, devout believers bow down in front of the bluestone floor left a deep impression, etc. length header. Ten thousand butter lamps Chang-ming, leaving traces of the years and pilgrims.
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