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At Labrang monastery in Gansu Province's Sangchu (Xiahe) county, the day was observed in a similar way, with monks performing rituals and prayers and many in the lay community abstaining from the consumption of meat, a local source said. "Some also freed animals from slaughterhouses or sat in ...
In Central China's Xiahe airport, a wall near baggage claim features a photograph of Zhagana, a Tibetan village high in the mountains of Gansu Province. About 1,300 people live there, in a landscape straight out of Lord of the Rings--peaks of sheer rock tower above the village, conifers cover the hillsides, ...

In the small city of Xiahe you'll find Labrang Monastery, one of Tibet's largest Buddhist institutions, with some 4,000 monks. You should wake early enough to walk around the monastery with the pilgrims, who prostrate themselves while circumambulating the complex. Late-morning prayers, marked by ...
Xiahe is famous for its Labrang monastery, the largest edifice of the Yellow Hat sect of Tibetan Buddhism and home to the largest number of monks outside the ... A general view of the Labrang monastery in Xiahe, an ethnically Tibetan town in Gansu Province, China, which is home to about 1,500 monks.
Photo taken on Dec. 14, 2016 shows the Buddha halls after renovation in Labrang Monastery in Xiahe County, northwest China's Gansu Province. Ten Buddha halls have been restored in Labrang Monastery, a prominent Tibetan Buddhist monastery, after four years of renovation. Labrang Monastery is one ...
12 by a court in Sangchu (in Chinese, Xiahe) county, a Tibetan living in the area told RFA's Tibetan Service. "They were suspected of involvement in the self-immolation of Sangye Tso on May 27, 2015," RFA's source said, speaking on condition of anonymity. "Jinpa Gyatso was detained in June 2015 in ...

22, heavy rain also fell near Gansu's Labrang monastery, with the lower part of Sangchu (Xiahe) county in the Kanlho (Gannan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture severely affected by floods, the source said. "Traffic on the road from Sangkok town to Labrang was stranded for two hours due to flooding and ...
The camp is next to a road leading to Xiahe and its famous sprawling Tibetan monastery, Labrang. The family opened the camp in 2013 to raise revenue for its core enterprise: a textile-weaving business called Norlha that employs mostly women from a nearby village. The textiles are made of yak wool and ...
Hundreds of Tibetans in Western China have been protesting for several days to try to close an open pit mine on a sacred mountain. Chinese police started cracking down on the demonstrations last Friday (June 3), beating and arresting protesters, according to Tibetan activists and foreign news ...
Lamas and Buddhists attend the annual ritual displaying of a gigantic Buddha tangka (Tibetan religious painting) alongside a hillside for disciples' worship at the Labrang Monastery in Xiahe County, northwest China's Gansu Province, March 3, 2015. The Buddha tangka display, or "the basking of Buddha", ...
Lanzhou, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- China will invest in the renovation of an ancient military stronghold in Xiahe County, northwest China's Gansu ...
Among the group's most vivid experiences were riding on camelback in Dunhuang, and visiting an ancient Tibetan Buddhist temple in Xiahe, ...
In the small city of Xiahe you'll find Labrang Monastery, one of Tibet's largest Buddhist institutions, with some 4,000 monks. You should wake ...
Xiahe, China's Tibetan monastery town - in pictures ... A general view of the Labrang monastery in Xiahe, an ethnically Tibetan town in Gansu ...
Tibetan Buddhist monks take part in a special prayer during Monlam or the Great Prayer rituals at the Labrang Monastery, Xiahe County, Amdo, ...
The Guardian's website showed footage of several thousands demonstrating in Xiahe, where they were tear-gassed by police. One Tibetan ...
Photo taken on Dec. 14, 2016 shows the Buddha halls after renovation in Labrang Monastery in Xiahe County, northwest China's Gansu ...

... both monks at the Labrang monastery, were sentenced on Sept. 12 by a court in Sangchu (in Chinese, Xiahe) county, a Tibetan living in the ...
protests in Amchock township in Gansu's Xiahe county began on May 31. Local Tibetans want gold mining stopped on Gong Ngon Lari, a holy ...
Located in Xiahe county in the Tibetan autonomous prefecture of Gannan, Labrang Monastery was built in 1709 and has been a national ...
Among the group's most vivid experiences were riding on camelback in Dunhuang, and visiting an ancient Tibetan Buddhist temple in Xiahe, ...
Among the group's most vivid experiences were riding on camelback in Dunhuang, and visiting an ancient Tibetan Buddhist temple in Xiahe, ...
... Belkal cultural Inheritance & Innovation Expo Park Co Ltd, a local cultural company in Xiahe county, Gannan Tibetan autonomous prefecture ...
In the small city of Xiahe you'll find Labrang Monastery, one of Tibet's largest Buddhist institutions, with some 4,000 monks. You should wake ...
The plateau offers two main activities for travelers: exploring the many monasteries scattered over the plains and trekking. Xiahe, Langmusi and ...
The plateau offers two main activities for travelers: exploring the many monasteries scattered over the plains and trekking. Xiahe, Langmusi and ...
Xiahe, Langmusi and Zhagana - a small city, a town, and mountain village respectively, all within a few hours' drive of one another - offer both ...
Xiahe, Langmusi and Zhagana - a small city, a town, and mountain village respectively, all within a few hours' drive of one another - offer both ...
Xiahe, Langmusi and Zhagana - a small city, a town, and mountain village respectively, all within a few hours' drive of one another - offer both ...
The crowd-free city hosts picturesque views with surreal scenery ranging from the arid peaks of Xiahe to the otherworldly rainbow desert of ...
Xiahe, China's Tibetan monastery town - in pictures ... A general view of the Labrang monastery in Xiahe, an ethnically Tibetan town in Gansu ...
Tibetan Buddhist monks take part in a special prayer during Monlam or the Great Prayer rituals at the Labrang Monastery, Xiahe County, Amdo, ...
The Guardian's website showed footage of several thousands demonstrating in Xiahe, where they were tear-gassed by police. One Tibetan ...
Photo taken on Dec. 14, 2016 shows the Buddha halls after renovation in Labrang Monastery in Xiahe County, northwest China's Gansu ...
... was released in the provincial capital Lanzhou on Oct. 26 and returned to his family home in Sangchu (in Chinese, Xiahe) county's Labrang ...
... both monks at the Labrang monastery, were sentenced on Sept. 12 by a court in Sangchu (in Chinese, Xiahe) county, a Tibetan living in the ...
22, heavy rain also fell near Gansu's Labrang monastery, with the lower part of Sangchu (Xiahe) county in the Kanlho (Gannan) Tibetan ...
protests in Amchock township in Gansu's Xiahe county began on May 31. Local Tibetans want gold mining stopped on Gong Ngon Lari, a holy ...
Xiahe, China -- Buddhist monks in flowing burgundy robes hurried along the dirt paths of the Labrang Monastery, trying their best to ignore the ...
Along the length of the three-kilometre "inner Kora" track, which runs around the Labrang Monastery in Xiahe, in Gansu, central China, women ...
The plan was for a 550km trip through the monastery town of Xiahe, on the plateau's rim in southern Gansu, into Qinghai Province, to another ...
The plateau offers two main activities for travelers: exploring the many monasteries scattered over the plains and trekking. Xiahe, Langmusi and ...
Tibetan Buddhist monks take part in a special prayer during Monlam or the Great Prayer rituals at the Labrang Monastery, Xiahe County, Amdo, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu Province, China. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images). A newly released ...
The Guardian's website showed footage of several thousands demonstrating in Xiahe, where they were tear-gassed by police.
The Guardian's website showed footage of several thousands demonstrating in Xiahe, where they were tear-gassed by police.
After sunbathing for around an hour the portrait was rolled up again and carried back into the monastery. The ceremony is held each year on the 13th day of the first lunar month.
Jigme was released at night on October 26 (2016) from prison in Lanzhou, the provincial capital of Gansu, and taken by the prison authorities to his family home in Labrang town in Sangchu (Chinese, Xiahe) county. His relatives were not given permission ...
Jigme was released at night on October 26 (2016) from prison in Lanzhou, the provincial capital of Gansu, and taken by the prison authorities to his family home in Labrang town in Sangchu (Chinese, Xiahe) county. His relatives were not given permission ...
By the time we reached Xiahe and a mechanic we were physically and mentally exhausted, but Xiahe and its surrounding mountains are magnificently restorative.
Photo taken on Dec. 14, 2016 shows the Buddha halls after renovation in Labrang Monastery in Xiahe County, northwest China's Gansu Province.


 

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