"Tashilhunpo Monastery, Shigatse" Lhasa Things to Do Tip by Mark_Harris

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  Mural, Tashilhunpo Monastery, Shigatse
by Mark_Harris

Tashilhunpo is the home of the Panchen Lama, the second highest ranking Lama in Tibetan Buddhism.

Tashilhunpo escaped most of the ravages of the cultural revolution, largely because the Panchem Lama was on good terms with the Chinese authorities.

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  • Updated Jun 4, 2003
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