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June 5th 2005
tibetYambulakhang Monastery - on the Leg of a Doe
    Some say that if you have never been to Yambulakhang Monastery, you can not say that you have been to Shannan prefecture of Tibet. Yambulakhang in Tibetan means a palace on the leg of a doe. It is perched dramatically on a pinnacle above the valley. And the mountain where the palace situates looks like a doe.
June 6th 2005
tibetTombs of Ancient Tibetan Kings
    In Qiongjie county of Shannan prefecture, there are 21 famous tombs of ancient Tibetan kings. It is the biggest tomb group of ancient Tibetan kings that still exist today. I see a local Tibetan brings his little grandson to the temple. Even his 6-month-old little son kowtows before the statue of the Songtsen Gampo king with the help of his grandfather...
June 8th 2005
tibetThe Life of the Lamas in Tibet
    Tibet is a mysterious place. And the life of lamas in temples of Tibet is all the more mysterious to me. I am so lucky to talk to lamas of Mindoling monastery in Shannan prefecture and get a closer look at their daily life...
June 9th 2005
tibetThe Valley of Garlic
    It is said that in the past Tibetan people didn't eat garlic. While nowadays they plant, sell and eat it. Moreover, their income is quite good. In the valley of Yarlung, land used to grow highland barley is now planted with garlic. With cuiriosity, we go to visit a garlic plantation base in Neidong county of Shannan prefecture today.
 
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