Annual tangka unfolding ceremony in Lhasa
GOV.cn Wednesday, June 7, 2006


Lamas and Buddhist disciples attend the annual tangka unfolding ceremony at the Tsurphu Monastery, 70 kilometers northwest of Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on June 7, 2006. Tangka is a kind of Tibetan tapestry woven with gold or silk and usually with an embroidered portrait of Buddha on the surface.  [Xinhua Photo]



Lamas attend the annual tangka unfolding ceremony at the Tsurphu Monastery, 70 kilometers northwest of Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on June 7, 2006. [Xinhua Photo]


Lamas welcome the figure of Buddha back after the annual tangka unfolding ceremony at the Tsurphu Monastery, 70 kilometers northwest of Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on June 7, 2006. [Xinhua Photo]


Lamas and Buddhist disciples attend the annual tangka unfolding ceremony at the Tsurphu Monastery, 70 kilometers northwest of Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on June 7, 2006. [Xinhua Photo]

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Editor: Yangtze Yan
Source: Xinhua