Pilgrims at entrance, Utse, Samye Monastery. Built in the 8th century, Samye Monastery was the first Buddhist monastery to be founded in Tibet.Samye is famous for its sacred mandala design: the central temple symbolizes the legendary Mount Meru, center of the universe. It is a popular pilgrimage destination for Tibetan Buddhists, some of whom travel on foot for weeks to reach it.
Mpixels (54.6 MB uncompressed) - 5338x3573 pixels (17.7x11.9 in / 45.2x30.3 cm at 300 ppi)
TEA HORSE ROAD
FOOD & DRINK