Labrang Monastery and University in Xiahe

5 min. video ,  18 MByte  .mp4  or .wmv compressed data.  Give your PC some time to load the data before the player appears on your screen  or use the LINK with YouTube for playing the video in HD quality.


A video travelogue about the Labrang Monastery and Tibetan Buddhist University in Xiahe.

Labrang Monastery is one of the six great monasteries of the Geluk (Yellow Hat) school of Tibetan Buddhism. Labrang is located in Xiahe County, Gansu province of Northwest-China, the traditional Tibetan area of Amdo. Labrang Monastery is home to the largest number of monks outside of Tibet Autonomous Region. The monastery was founded in 1709 by the first Jamyang Zhaypa, Ngawang Tsondru.
The video is a preview of a  DVD about a travel on the Eastern Silk Road in October 2009.





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