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zhal ras lha khang

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Resource #: 23750 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa - Sera Monastery, Sera Monastery (2002)


by José Cabezón

The so-called ""visage"" temple on the second floor of the byes college assembly hall. Located directly above the Hayagriva chapel, it is used by the 12 monks who are responsible for the propitiation of the tutelary deity of the college, Hayagriva. This is the area where the monks sit to do the rites. An ornate silk brocade hanging symbolizes various forms of tantric offerings.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photographer: David Newman

Recording Orientation: From the North

Photograph Date: 27/Jul/2002

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