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After visiting Swayambhunath stupa, we drove on to Boudhanath Stupa, another place or pilgrimage for Buddhists. It is... Click image to view gallery After visiting Swayambhunath stupa, we ...
... as the Monkey Temple since there are holy monkeys living in parts of the temple in the north-west. For the Buddhist Newars in whose mythological history and origin myth as well as day-to-day religious ...
... Tibet, lies the Tibetan Sakya monastery (officially Pel Sakya, meaning White Earth), seat of the sakya school in Tibetan buddhism. It was founded in 1073. The Mongolian architecture is different than that ...
Palcho, also named Pelkor Chode or Shekar Gyantse, is the most important Tibetan buddhist monastery in Gyantse... Click image to view gallery Palcho, also named Pelkor Chode or Shekar Gyantse, ...
5. Drak Yerpa
(Asia/Tibet)
Yerpa or Drak Yerpa used to be a Tibetan Buddhist monastery 16 kilometres northeast of Lhasa in the Yerpa ... Click image to view gallery Yerpa or Drak Yerpa used to be a Tibetan Buddhist ...
6. Lhasa - Sera monastery
(Asia/Tibet)
... Chinese invasion in 1959 and built up in Bylakuppe in India. Sera was founded in 1419 by Jamchen Chojey (Sakya Yeshe). Just like Drepung and Ganden, Sera tough in several kinds of buddhist education and ...
7. Lhasa - Jokhang temple
(Asia/Tibet)
The Jokhang Temple in the Barkhor area of Lhasa is a famous buddhist temple and is UNESCO listed. It was built in ... Click image to view gallery The Jokhang Temple in the Barkhor area of ...
8. Lhasa centre
(Asia/Tibet)
... then, we gazed at the pilgrims circling around the buddhist sanctuaries. What struck me was that most of them were old people that seemed to have walked for days and days to get here. The real hardcore ...
9. Kbal Spean
(Asia/Cambodia)
Kbal Spean was a nice change for all the ruins with its lush location amidst thick forests. Carvings in the river bed had been ... Click image to view gallery Kbal Spean was a nice change ...
10. Sra Srang & Banteay Kdei
(Asia/Cambodia)
... to store rain water from the monsoon! After our tuk-tuk driver dropped us here, we crossed the road to Banteay Kdei, an enormous Buddhist monastery dating from the second part of the 12th century. The ...
11. Around Battambang
(Asia/Cambodia)
... a giant buddha statue which construction however had been put to a stop by the government for negatively influencing the site's timeless beauty. On the way south, back to Battambang, we stopped at an old ...
12. Kampong Troch & around
(Asia/Cambodia)
On a daytrip from Kampot we hired a tuk-tuk for the day that took us to a couple of buddhist caves that lay scattered... Click image to view gallery On a daytrip from Kampot we hired a tuk-tuk ...
... buddhist temple. It was interesting to see all the pilgrims group around relics, burning incense. The temple Combines han Chinese and Tibetan style architecture and construction started in 1694 under the ...