tibetan doors


Tibet has the best doors in the world! These people are not afraid of color and their door knockers are unapologetically extravagant. At odds with their humble, non-attachment Buddhist lifestyle in a way, doors all over the country demand to be noticed. From palace doors like these at The Summer Palace in Lhasa, to the … Continue reading tibetan doors

the summer palace


The Summer Palace (Norbulingka) is the home of the exiled Dalai Lama in Lhasa City. While is it his official residence, he has not stepped foot in it since 1959. On March 10, 1959 His Holiness received an invitation to attend a Chinese dance troupe show with conditions no Tibetan soldiers were to attend and his bodyguards … Continue reading the summer palace