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Lhasa and its mysteries

L. A. Waddell

Lhasa and its mysteries

with a record of the expedition of 1903-1904

by L. A. Waddell

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism,
  • Description and travel,
  • British,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby L. Austine Waddell
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 530 p., [89] leaves of plates
    Number of Pages530
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26895626M
    OCLC/WorldCa4828949

    Lhasa is a prefecture-level city, one of the main administrative divisions of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. It covers an area of 29, square kilometres (11, sq mi) of rugged and sparsely populated terrain. Its capital and largest city is Lhasa, with around , residents, which mostly corresponds with the administrative Chengguan District, while its suburbs extend Autonomous region: Tibet. The Lhasa River, also called Kyi Chu (Tibetan: སྐྱིད་ཆུ་, Wylie: sKyid chu, Chinese: 拉薩河; pinyin: Lāsà hé), is a northern tributary of the Yarlung Tsangpo River in the south of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. The Yarlung Tsangpo is the upper section of the Brahmaputra Lhasa River is subject to flooding with the summer monsoon rains, and structures Basin size: 26, km² (10, sq mi).

    After charging up over breakfast, the Lhasa tour group is set to visit two more important monasteries in Lhasa: the Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. The Sera Monastery was founded in by Sakya Yeshe, a disciple of Tsongkhapa.   Located in the the former capital of Lhasa, lies a mysterious, yet great building that sits over miles above sea level and is a true relic of Tibet’s former greatness and power.

    Which Lhasa Monastery is Most Worth Visiting. you should give yourself plenty of time to explore its mysteries and wander the cobbled alleys and backstreets to discover its secrets. With its deep-seated roots in the Buddhist religion, any traveler to Lhasa will be amazed at the impressive palaces and ancient monasteries that the city has to. As one of the world’s greatest unsolved mysteries, abominable snowman of the Himalayas (Tibetan Yeti) is always a hot topic among adventurers and explorers to tour early as ,Tibetan abominable snowman has been mentioned in the written records for the first time.


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It lies in 29° 39' N., 91° 5' E., 11, ft. above sea-level. Owing to the inaccessibility of Tibet and the political and religious exclusiveness of the lamas, Lhasa was long closed to European travellers, all of whom during the latter half of the 19th century were stopped in their attempts to reach it.According to a summary furnished by Lieut.-Colonel Waddell (Lhasa and its Mysteries), the chief imports from China are silk, carpets, porcelain and tea-bricks.

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