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Tibetan pilgrims: prayers, chants and utmost bliss - Sort by:
Tibetan pilgrims: prayers, chants and utmost bliss
cated some 4000 metres above the sea level Larung Wuming Buddhist Institute was founded in 1980 by Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok, an influential lama of Nyingma sect of Tibetan buddhism with only around 30 students but is now widely known as one of the biggest centres to study Tibetan Buddhism in the world. Today, tens of thousands monks and nuns live in small houses and log cabins surrounding the Larung Wuming Buddhist Institute.
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Tibetan prayer flags flutter above the Larung valley, October 30, 2015. The Larung Wuming Buddhist Institute, located some 3700 to 4000 meters above the sea level was founded in 1980 by Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok, an influential lama of Nyingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism with only around 30 students but is now widely known as one of the biggest centers to study Tibetan Buddhism in the world. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Tibetan Buddhist nuns protect themselves from sub zero... more
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A Tibetan Buddhist monk takes pictures with his smartphone... more
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Padma Tsering, a popular Tibetan Buddhist monk spins... more
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Fake human skulls are placed inside a room at the site... more
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