Mantra murmuring at Tibet's Drepung Gomang

The immaculate Drepung Gomang Monastery has long been seen as one of the spiritual centres for practicing and learning about Tibetan Buddhism.
Constructed on the ‘Roof of the World’ and taking a prominent spot just outside Lhasa, this sanctuary for devout followers is one of the three ‘Great Gelug University gompas’ of Tibet.
An almost tangible serenity surrounds this site with the Gambo Utse Mountains, forming a natural barrier with what lies past these dramatic peaks just west of the region’s capital.

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