Tibet PAGE 5
The Sera Monastery was built in 1419 A.D. In the past, it had been
inhabited by 5000 monks. Now, there are around 500 there. These monks
debate theology and scripture daily between 3 and 5 P.M.
Here are some foo
lions from Jokhang Temple, the holiest temple in all Tibet. The main
building dates from the 7th century A.D. It was built as a temple to
house the statue of Buddha that the Chinese princess Wen Cheng brought
as a wedding gift.
Artists are working to restore the temples in Lhasa.