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Jokhang Temple – Lhasa, Tibet



Jokhang Temple is situated in the center of the old Lhasa, the construction of which started in 647 A.D. during the time of the Tibet King Songtsen Gampo.


After extensions in later periods, Jokhang Temple takes the size like it is today. The Temple faces west, 4 storeyed, and the whole construction size is about 25100 m2.


All the upper roof of the Temple is made of a layer of gold.


In the central hall on the first floor, sits the alloy casted statue of the twelve years old Shakyamuni, brought in by Princess Wen Cheng from Central China who married to the King of Tibet.

The Jokhang Temple also listed by the state council as one unit of the important cultural relics to be specially protected.

As one of the holy places, many Buddhist Pilgrim make prostration in front of the Temple.


Potala Palace – Lhasa, Tibet



Potala Palace is located in Lhasa, the old city of Lhasa between Drepung and Sera Monasteries which was founded by Songtsen Gampo at seven century in the year of 637.


The Fifth Dalai Lama, Ngawang Lobsang Gyatso started the construction of the modern Potala Palace in 1645.


The external structure of Potala Palace was built in 3 years, while the interior together with its furnishings took 45 years to complete.


Potala Palace consists of two parts, the White Palace on the bottom and the Red Palace on the top.


Potala Palace is named after Mount Potalaka, the mythical abode of Chenrezig / Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva.


The White Palace of Potala Palace which is known as Potrang Karpo was finished built in 1649, and The Red Palace of Potala Palace which is known as Potrang Marpo was added between 1690 and 1694.


Tibet Holy Pilgrimage Tour of TharpaLing Jakarta

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Most Dharma Brothers and Dharma Sisters of  TharpaLing Jakarta ever visited India and Nepal. Some had Also traveled to Bhutan and Sikkim, but no group ever pilgrimage to Tibet. This is the first group of  TharpaLing Jakarta Monastery that hold Sacred pilgrimage to Tibet. The Holy Pilgrimage Tour will hold from August 28th 2013 till September 6th 2013.

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Lhama La Kyabsu Chi

Sangye La Kyabsu Chi

Choi La Kyabsu Chi

Gedun La Kyabsu Chi

We take refuge in the Guru

We take refuge in the Buddha

We take refuge in the Dharma

We take refuge in the Sangha



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