Buddha's descent from heaven

• Buddha's descent from heaven

Buddhist Academy Larung Gard in Sêrtar County - one of the most seldom visited tourist destinations of the mysterious Tibet, and at the same time it is one of the most significant of all Buddhist community.

Every year, in the ninth month of the Tibetan calendar, at an altitude of 4000 meters is held a week-long meeting of Tibetan Buddhists who celebrate Buddha's descent from heaven. Impressive images of spectacular locations.

Buddha's descent from heaven

In Buddhism, Dharma - the teaching of the Buddha, which is the truth, and the law. (Photo by Kevin Frayer):

Buddha's descent from heaven

Larung Ghar, also known as the Institute Sêrtar County is located in a remote and lost in the Himalayas Larung valley at an altitude of 4000 meters. At 15 kilometers away is the town of Sêrtar County, the only center of civilization for many, many kilometers around. (Photo by Kevin Frayer):

Buddha's descent from heaven

The Seagull? Sêrtar County October 31, 2015. (Photo by Kevin Frayer):

Buddha's descent from heaven

The local shrine with skulls. (Photo by Kevin Frayer):

Buddha's descent from heaven

The Tibetan monk and Buddhist Academy Larung Gard, October 30, 2015. (Photo by Kevin Frayer):

Buddha's descent from heaven

The people here going very colorful. (Photo by Kevin Frayer):

Buddha's descent from heaven

(Photo by Kevin Frayer):

Buddha's descent from heaven

The scale is staggering. (Photo by Kevin Frayer):

Buddha's descent from heaven

Monks. (Photo by Kevin Frayer):

Buddha's descent from heaven

Temple with skulls. (Photo by Kevin Frayer):

Buddha's descent from heaven

Tea with yak butter - the most popular drink. (Photo by Kevin Frayer):

Buddha's descent from heaven

The Little Tibetan Buddhist nomad. (Photo by Kevin Frayer):

Buddha's descent from heaven

It is very peculiar here eventually pass away the dead. One of the rituals called "Heaven dumping", in which the dead body given to be devoured by vultures. (Photo by Kevin Frayer):

Buddha's descent from heaven

Morning Prayer. (Photo by Kevin Frayer):

Buddha's descent from heaven

Gar Buddhist Institute Larung in Sêrtar County. (Photo by Kevin Frayer):

Buddha's descent from heaven

In Tibetan Buddhism, there is a ritual prayer wheels rotation. Prayer wheel - a wooden or iron drum ranging in size from a few centimeters to a few meters, on which are written the mantra. (Photo by Kevin Frayer):

Buddha's descent from heaven

Gar Buddhist Institute Larung in Sêrtar County. (Photo by Kevin Frayer):

Buddha's descent from heaven

The future monk. (Photo by Kevin Frayer):

Buddha's descent from heaven

(Photo by Kevin Frayer):

Buddha's descent from heaven