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Yarchen Gar

Stars shine in the thin mountain air above Yarchen Gar, a giant monastic complex in West Sichuan, China, formerly the second largest center of Tibetan Buddhist studies in the world. After the partial demolition of Larung Gar it is apparently the largest such institution.

TAGS: Asia, China, Himalaya, Monastery, Night

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Member since 2015
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© Mark Levitin.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2016
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 24, 2017, 6:36 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 6D
Focal Length: 24mm
Shutter Speed: 1/0
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO1000
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