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... crude with old machinery and lots of manual labour involved. There are huge stacks of roughly shaped bats which are left for a couple of years to season before having handles attached and being finally shaped. It's *************cile the branded and cellophane wrapped final product with the primitive setup. As we motor along this road there is one tiny factory after another making bats. This is apparently the ...
Next on the program, we went up to Lamayuru Monastery and had the opportunity to sit with the Lamas for their prayers in the temple for a good 15 min. Quite a buzz! I might want to stay @ Phuktal for a few days just so I can experience more of this inner peace. We then came back home stopping at Phyang Festival for a few ...
... Om Mani Padme Hum).
We noticed, all the group members, including myself, rotating the wheel, as it was a never before experienced tradition for all of us.
After absorbing as much as possible, from the first monastery, we had visited in our lives, we moved on, an hours travel, amidst barren landscape, with just the road and occassional vehicles, and us, true seclusion.
The landscape, gradually lost its barren form and gave way ...
... about the roads. Our first stop of the day was an old palace, Tingmosgang. The palace dates back to the time of civil war between two brothers, sons of the king. They divided the kingdom: one remained at the site we saw yesterday and the other built this palace. When the owner of Tingmosgang died, however, he left no heirs, so the kingdom was reunited.
You can only enter the chapel plus one room where the they a "found" Buddha. The chapel was not much, but ...
... prayer wheels. We were told this is the language of heaven and is similar to Sanskrit. This led to a brief discussion about the Tibetan language: our guide told us that it is relatively easy for Tibetan speakers to learn to speak other languages because they use all parts of the mouth and throat to speak. In the museum (which was very limited), we asked about the astrological parchment and learned that the calendar has a cycle of 60 years. You know the year ...