Tibet June 2001 photos, page 2 of 8

Munya monastery.

Never waste an oil drum.

This book was said to be 1,400 years old.

The stacks of leaves are wrapped in silk and stored between wooden boards. The embroidered end-tabs lift up to reveal a title-tab.

Young monk of the yellow-hat sect.


A temporary stupa of bamboo and cloth.

Dedicated building material for the stupa?

Clay offerings by the tens of thousands, in a roofed shed at the back of the stupa.

Formations of prayer flags stretch up the mountainside.

Silver smith.

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