Photo essay: Sagya Monastery in Tibet

Xinhua
06 May 2014

Photo taken on April 30, 2014 shows books on Buddhism at the Sagya Monastery in Sagya County, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. Built in 1073, the Sagya Monastery has long enjoyed almost the same fame as the Dunhuang Grottoes for its large collections of Buddhist scriptures, valuable porcelain and vivid murals. It was designed in a combined architectural styles of China’s Tibetan, Mogolian and Han ethnic groups. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

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