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Chakpori's north face, seen from the Potala. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.131.291

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Resource #: 69551 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

Location: Chakpori, Drakgo Karni, Marpori, Lingkor, Tsekor, Outer Zhöl, Chakpori Rikjé Dropen Ling


by Jessica O'Leary

Looking southwest from the roof of the Potala, with Chakpori (lcags po ri), the site of Sanggyé Gyatso's (sangs rgyas rgya mtsho) Chakpori monastic medical college, dominating the center of the image. The western side of Zhöl (zhol) village can be seen at the foot of the Potala's Red Mountain, or Marpori (dmar po ri).

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Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 22/Nov/1936

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