Boudhanath Stupa, Nepal.With more than 6500 Tibetan Buddhist monasteries destroyed in Tibet after the 1959 Chinese invasion many of the monks and lamas have fled their homeland. New monasteries in Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepal have been rebuilt to house the exiled refugees and the new generation of enthusiastic young monks. A Tibetan lama has died and there are 100,000 butter lamps lit in his memory.

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Boudhanath Stupa, Nepal.With more than 6500 Tibetan Buddhist monasteries destroyed in Tibet after the 1959 Chinese invasion many of the monks and lamas have fled their homeland. New monasteries in Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepal have been rebuilt to house the exiled refugees and the new generation of enthusiastic young monks. A Tibetan lama has died and there are 100,000 butter lamps lit in his memory.
  • Date: 16 Mar 2015
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