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Monk turning prayer wheels on the Lingkor. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.131.348

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Resource #: 69566 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

Location: Lingkor


by Jessica O'Leary

A monk turning prayer wheels, or mani chökhor (ma Ni chos 'khor), enclosed in a chöten (mchod rten) on the Lingkor (gling skor pilgrimage route that encircles Lhasa. Prayer flags or lungta (rlung rta) can be seen suspended overhead.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 08/Sep/1936

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