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Karmashar Oracle Temple, eastern edge of Barkor. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.285.240.1

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Resource #: 69595 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

Location: Barkor, Karma Shak


by Jessica O'Leary

The main entrance of the Karmashar Oracle Temple (karma shag btsan khang), located on the eastern edge of the Barkor (bar skor) area near the Palha (pha lha) Mansion. People can be seen watching the photographer from the front porch. The Karmashar was the special oracle of Sera Monastery.

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Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 1920-1921

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