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2004 Ray Kreisel
Long stairs lead to a hilltop temple near town.
A large pagoda in a cemetery.
One of the smaller and more remote temples of WuTaiShan.
There large metal pots are for burning incense.
The town of the Taihuai forms the center of the WuTaiShan area.
Christine in front of the stupa that holds the remains of the
great Chang Gya Rolpay Dorje.
Statues of Lama Tsong Khapa and his 2 main students.
Dragon from a temple door.
One of the buildings at ZhenHai Si, the place where Chang Gya
Rolpay Dorje spent many years.
One you get a little bit out of town, it is just forest and fields.
This is where the 6th Dalai Lama spent many years in retreat.
WuTaiShan has a real mix of Chinese Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhism.
Some of the many Chinese tourist that flock to WuTaiShan on the
All of the temple have bell towers like this in the corners of
A Buddhist cemetery.
One of the many hilltop temples.
Tibetan prayer flags on top of a hill.
A small temple.
Christine getting her hair cut by a Tibetan friend.
Part of an older temple that had not been restored.
The main hall from this old temple.
Chinese Buddhist monks.
The main street in town.
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