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Sky burials

Observed the Tibetan 'sky burials' here. Bodies are chopped and left to be eaten by... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
whc7
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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Place of prayer & home to over 10,000 Tibetan Buddhist Nuns

We encountered snow along the road of Yaqing Temple in Ganzi County. The Sichuan-Tibet road has... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2017
KodoDrummer
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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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12 Mar 2018
“Sky burials”
16 Dec 2017
“Place of prayer & home to over 10,000 Tibetan Buddhist Nuns”
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Yarchen Gar is one of the grandest monasteries in Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan province in China. It is within Baiyü County. And Chinese Han call it ‘Yaqing Wujin chanlin’. It lies in a solo alley with an altitude of 4000m. The...more
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Observed the Tibetan 'sky burials' here. Bodies are chopped and left to be eaten by vultures. Most of the inhabitants are nuns in Yarchen Gar,4000m above sea level. 

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

We encountered snow along the road of Yaqing Temple in Ganzi County. The Sichuan-Tibet road has lots of heavy snow and is difficult to travel. Anti-skid chains need to be put on the tires. Police stopped our cars to check the anti-skid equipment. There were...More

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