Mysterious Gannan Tibetan Travel Advice
Labrang Temple--Brahman Pure Land
Labrang Temple, located in Xiahe County, is one of the six main monasteries of the Gelug Sect of Tibetan Buddhism in China. It is also a Tibetan Secret College with a worldwide reputation. It is not so much a temple as a small Tibetan town isolated from the outside world. In the early morning, Xiahe County has not yet fully woken up. The debating scriptures in the monasteries have risen and fallen one after another, passing through long turning corridors, stroking one by one turning cylinders, pushing open thick wooden doors. In the dark Buddhist temple, painted frescoes and large Tangka of hundreds of years are presented in front of us, and the time stops a hundred years ago. Boarding the sutra, overlooking the whole monastery in the sunshine between the two mountains shows more heavy and quiet. As a bystander, the architecture of Labrang Temple is amazing. But what is more striking is that every devout believer will turn every warp barrel, hold beads in his hand and recite proverbs when the sun rises. He will kowtow three steps and five steps in a solemn manner, even if the road wears his clothes and stains his face... The shock they bring to the bystanders makes people's eyes sour and astringent. After seeing it once, they may spend their whole life and forget it again.
Milarepa Pavilion is the representative building of Bai religion of Tibetan Buddhism. It has a magnificent appearance, strong color, brilliant interior, full of murals and a prayer tube outside. To enter the pavilion, you need to take off your shoes. In the pavilion, you have to go around in the right-hand direction. There are nine layers in the pavilion. Each layer is a separate pavilion. Each layer represents different sects, and the main worship is different. In addition, the murals here are worth seeing. They are of great scale and superb painting techniques. They are integrated with paintings, Thangka and statues. They reflect the contents of Tibetan Buddhism and have high artistic value. Entering the Buddhist hall, you need to walk clockwise and up the corridor stairs to the top of the building.
Mysterious Tibetan Village--Langmu Temple
Langmu Temple is actually the name of a town. The Qing and shallow Bailongjiang River flows through it. Two temples are across the river. One is Dacang Langmugedi Temple in Sichuan Province, the other is Saichi Temple in Gansu Province, which is called Langmu Temple. In Langmu Temple, you can get rid of many doubts and find that the original religion is not mysterious at all, and the Lama is not a self-conscious laugher. They live and entertain in Langmu Temple. Little Lamas are like your neighbor's children. When they greet them, they run away shyly. The mountains around Langmu Temple are rolling and beautiful. Under the snow line, there are lush forests. Up the stream, through a canyon, you can reach the source of Bailong River. Perhaps the mountain scenery here is similar to the Alps, so it also has the reputation of "Oriental Little Switzerland". Every morning, the morning mist in Langmusi Town is dazzling, the eagles in the sky are flying, the Buddhist scriptures on the hills are waving in the wind. The monks in Langmusi Temple have finished the early lessons of chanting sutras, kowtowed their long heads and crawled forward to the top of the hill. Such scenes in Tibetan area are common, but they are still quite shocked by the first-time visitors. The night sky of Langmu Temple is very beautiful, especially in summer and early autumn, the night sky is full of stars and the Milky Way is endless. Choose a sunny night, crouching at the Buddhist Pavilion on the top of Langmu Temple to shoot stars and stars orbit is a must for enthusiasts of photography.
Joseph Locke, a photographer from National Geographic, visited Zagrena and said, "I have never seen such a beautiful scene in my life. If the author of Genesis ever saw the beauty of Diebu, he would put here the birthplace of Adam and Eve." Zhagana is composed of four villages, Daiba Village, Dari Village, Yari Village and Dongwa Village in descending order from high to low. From far away, we can see the white pagoda, the pedal house, the green field, the stone hills and the trees, which are like the world of the Little Man in fairy tales. The village is surrounded by exotic peaks and rocks. The climate changes quickly in summer, and we can better understand the mysteries of them. It happens that the dark clouds are overwhelming, reflecting the steep peaks, just like the arrival of Heavenly Soldiers. The sunny weather is another scene. In the morning and evening, clouds and smoke are accompanied by cooking smoke. This is not a fairyland, but is it not better than a fairyland? Over the years, the four Tibetan villages in Zagana have maintained the most primitive way of life. If you come here, you might as well stay in a house with Tibetan characteristics for one night. There are few people and beautiful scenery. You can also experience the life of Tibetans in depth.
Gannan's two grasslands, one is Sangke grassland, the other is Maqu grassland, which blossoms everywhere in summer, with the fragrance of wild flowers perfumed into the heart and spleen, and has not dispersed the butter fragrance for a long time. Gannan grassland is green as a blanket, with all kinds of flowers competing for brilliance, gorgeous and refreshing. It is an ideal place for grassland tourism, summer resort, Tibetan nomadic life experience and return to nature. White clouds wander in the sky, the sun hangs high, illuminating the earth. Floating white clouds shade the sun from time to time and create irregular shadows on the grass. Gannan grassland is different from other places. There is the first grassland in Asia, and there is a hall glittering with Buddha. An Eagle flew up from the hill and soared, graceful and powerful. When you really stand here and look at it, it feels like that.
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