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A DOORWAY to HEAVEN By Suryc Nayr

The Palchor Monastery in Gyantse was built in 14th century Tibet during the Ming Dynasty and belongs to the Nying-ma-pa sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Only a couple of buildings remain to this day as many of them were destroyed during the Cultural Revolution. Originally there was close to a hundred buildings. The main temple building with its priceless art and statuary remains fully in tact as it has for several hundred years. It’s amazing! From the outside you wouldn’t expect that it is a magical place, but on the inside where butter lamps are still lit, incense still wafts through the air and a sacred atmosphere still surrounds when you enter. I had seen a photograph of one… Continue reading