Buddhist Temples in Tibet: Sera Monastery, Potala Palace, Dorje Pakmo, Palcho Monastery, Tashilhunpo Monastery, Jokhang, Karma Gon Monastery

Buddhist Temples in Tibet: Sera Monastery, Potala Palace, Dorje Pakmo, Palcho Monastery, Tashilhunpo Monastery, Jokhang, Karma Gon Monastery (Paperback)

By Llc Books , Llc Books 
Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1155431049
EAN: 9781155431048
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 54
Publish Date: 2011-8-12
Binding: Paperback
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 52. Chapters: Sera Monastery, Potala Palace, Dorje Pakmo, Palcho Monastery, Tashilhunpo Monastery, Jokhang, Karma Gon Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Samye, Lamaling Monastery, Ralung Monastery, Tradruk Temple, Chokorgyel Monastery, Ganden Monastery, alu Monastery, Samding Monastery, Yerpa, Rongbuk Monastery, Nechung, Ramoche Temple, Sakya Monastery, Khorzhak Monastery, Simbiling Monastery, Kumbum, Muru Nyingba Monastery, Tsomon Ling, Tsozong Gongba Monastery, Tsechen Monastery and Dzong, Tsurphu Monastery, Milarepa's Cave, Drongtse Monastery, Tsi Nesar, Sanga Monastery, Mindrolling Monastery, Ngor, Drigung Monastery, Narthang Monastery, Buchu Monastery, Shechen Monastery, Nyethang Drolma Lhakhang Temple, Palyul, Menri Monastery, Ani Tsankhung Nunnery, Shelkar, Buchasergyi Lakang Monastery. Excerpt: Sera Monastery (Tibetan: Wylie: Se-ra; Chinese: ) is one of the 'great three' Gelukpa university monasteries of Tibet, located 1.25 miles (2.01 km) north of Lhasa. The other two are Ganden Monastery and Drepung Monastery. The origin of the name 'Sera' is attributed to a fact that the site where the monastery was built was surrounded by wild roses (se ra in Tibetan language) in bloom. The original Sera monastery is located in Lhasa, Tibet, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north of the Jokang and is responsible for some 19 hermitages, including four nunneries, which are all located in the foot hills north of Lhasa. The Sera Monastery, as a complex of structures with the Great Assembly Hall and three colleges, was founded in 1419 by Jamchen Chojey of Sakya Yeshe of Zel Gungtang (1355-1435), a disciple of Tsongkhapa. During the 1959 revolt in Lhasa, Sera monastery suffered severe damage, with its colleges destroyed and hundreds of monks killed. After the Dalai Lama took asylum in India, many of the monks of the Sera Monastery who survived t...
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Title: Buddhist Temples in Tibet: Sera Monastery, Potala Palace, Dorje Pakmo, Palcho Monastery, Tashilhunpo Monastery, Jokhang, Karma Gon Monastery
Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Author: Llc Books , Llc Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1155431049
EAN: 9781155431048
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 54
Publish Date: 2011-8-12
Binding: Paperback

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