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MONLAM CHENMO,THE GREAT PRAYER February 2007
Labrang (ch: Xiahe).

In the tibetan monastery of Labrang (Gansu), every year three day after Lösar (new year's day) is celebreted Monlam Chenmo, the Great Prayer. Created by Tsongkhapa, the founder of the Gelukpa order in the fourtheenth century, the ceremony is the most popular event of the religious calendar. In Labrang, one of the six most important monasteries of Tibet, thousands of pilgrims come from far away to pray...
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