Monasteries in Tibet
Places of worship of the Tibetan Buddhism as well as of the indigenous Bon religion abound in the Tibet Autonomous Reglon. They are distinctive in srchitecturalstyle, and have had a great influence on the region since ancient times.However, most of the old buildings remained till present in Tibet are monasteries of Tibetan Buddhism that were constructed with regard to their geographical surroundings, usually at the feet of mountains. Generally speaking, a monastery complex is composed of the Sutra Hall,Zhacang (Buddhist school), the living quarters of lamas, the palace of the Living Buddha, and the living quarters for the monks, grouped aroun the Hall of Enlightenment.
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