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Lhasa's Barkhor District

The Barkhor District is one of Lhasa’s three pilgrim circuits which also encircles the Jokhang Temple. While walking through the Barkhor District I was able to witness Tibetans praying and practicing their faith so devotionally. I was able to participate and walk around a giant prayer wheel with mantra scripts written inside of the casting. I was able to observe a monk blessing over hundreds of Tibetans. And in each occurrence, I was captivated.

TAGS: China, Tibet

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Annandale, Virginia, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Christa Hoskins.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2016
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2016, 4:10 a.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Lhasa/Tibet, China