Barbara Weibel | Hole in the Donut

July 2, 2019

PHOTO: Yamdrok Lake, Jewel of the High Tibetan Plateau

Tibetans believe that lakes are the abodes of protective deities and therefore invested with special spiritual powers. Yamdrok Lake, located approximately between the capital of Lhasa and the town of Gyantse, is considered one of the most sacred bodies of water in Tibet. Local folklore relates that a fairy maiden was concerned that nine small […]

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