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Category: Sense of Place

 

Photo and caption by Shinya Itahana

Yachen-Gar is a religious center of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. It built in 1980's. There are more than about 10000 residents, most of them nuns. it’s one of the most large transmigration site of nuns and monks in the world.

Location: Kham, Tibet

 

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