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White Conch Shell at Drepung Monastery in Lhasa Tibet

The conch shell is one of eight common auspicious symbols in Tibetan Buddhism. This conch shell is located at Drepung Monastery in Lhasa Tibet. For one week each year, a large Buddhist Thanka hangs over this conch painting

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Lhasa , China
Camera: ILCE-7R
Copyright: © Sandra Coburn