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Dalai Lama's dais in Sungchöra on south side of Jokhang temple in Barkor. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.285.82.1

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Resource #: 69606 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

Location: Barkor, Jokhang, Sungchöra


by Jessica O'Leary

The dais on the south side of the Jokhang (jo khang) temple in Lhasa's Barkor (bar skor), which faced Sungchöra square (gsung chos ra). The Dalai Lama (tA la'i bla ma) would preach from this dais on the 15th day of the first month of the Tibetan calendar.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 1920-1921

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