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Labrang Monastery

Paul Kocot Nietupski

Labrang Monastery

a Tibetan Buddhist community on the inner Asian borderlands, 1709-1958

by Paul Kocot Nietupski

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization,
  • Bla-braṅ Bkra-śis-ʼkhyil (Xiahe Xian, China),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPaul Kocot Nietupski
    SeriesStudies in modern Tibetan culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ6349.L34 N55 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 273 p. :
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25107010M
    ISBN 100739164430, 0739164457
    ISBN 109780739164433, 9780739164457
    LC Control Number2010040533
    OCLC/WorldCa666492616


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Labrang Monastery, located in northeastern Tibet at the strategic intersection of four major Asian civilizations—Tibetan, Mongolian, Chinese, and Muslim—was one of the largest Buddhist monastic universities. In the early twentieth century, it housed several thousand monks.

Labrang was also a gathering point for numerous annual religious 4/5(1). The Labrang community's borderlands location, the prominence of its religious institutions, and the resilience and identity of its nomadic and semi-nomadic cultures were factors in the growth and survival of the monastery and its enormous estate.

This book tells the story of the status and function of the Tibetan Buddhist religion in its fully Cited by: 6. Labrang Monastery, located in northeastern Tibet at the strategic intersection of four major Asian civilizations—Tibetan, Mongolian, Chinese, and Muslim—was one of the largest Buddhist monastic universities.

In the early twentieth century, it housed several thousand monks. Labrang was also a gathering point for numerous annual religious festivals, supported an active regional marketplace. We recommend booking Labrang Monastery (Labuleng Si) tours ahead of time to secure your spot.

If you book with Labrang Monastery book, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 16 Labrang Monastery (Labuleng Si) tours on Tripadvisor/5().

The Labrang community's borderlands location, the prominence of its religious institutions, and the resilience and identity of its nomadic and semi-nomadic cultures were factors in the growth and survival of the monastery and its enormous estate.

This book tells the story of the status and function of the Tibetan Buddhist religion in its fully Author: Paul Kocot Nietupski. Labrang Monastery is an important pilgrimage destination for Tibetans living across the Amdo region. Though religious pilgrims come throughout the year, the most popular time pilgrims arrive in Labrang is the weeks before and after Losar, or Tibetan New Year.

Large festivals take place in Labrang during Losar each year. Getting to Labrang Monastery. There is a direct bus from Lanzhou to Xiahe County. The five-hour ride costs CNY 75 and departs from South Coach Station at, and This time-consuming journey warrants an early start and is completed with a taxi ride to the Monastery.

Welcome to explore Tibetan Labrang Monastery. Local China guide in Xiahe (Gansu Province,Tibtan Amdo region) provides English speaking Tibetan tour guide, driver and and car.

If you want to book a tour to Labrang Monastery, please email to [email protected] for the latest details. Attractions: Labrang Monastery —— Tucked under a stream of rolling hills, the massive monastery spreads itself across the northern side of Xiahe as if it was a city within a city.

Inside its walls, Labrang is a living and breathing monastery with dirt alleyways as its veins and monks as its lifeblood. Labrang Monastery: A Tibetan Buddhist Community on the Inner Asian Borderlands, – By Paul Kocot Nietupski.

Lanham/Boulder/New York/Toronto/Plymouth: Lexington Books, Pp. xxxi + ISBN ; - Volume 9 Issue 2 - Kensaku OkawaAuthor: Kensaku Okawa. Labrang Monastery, built-in is a large-scale Tibetan Buddhist temple in China; it has six Buddhist colleges and 48 Buddha monastery is one of the six great monasteries of the Gelug Sect located in Xiahe County in Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, has its full name of Happy Preach Blessing Youxuan Temple in Tibetan.

Labrang Monastery boasts the longest corridor of prayer wheels over the world, with over 1, scripture wheels. The hexagonal wood cylinders are carved with different scriptures and patterns on each side.

The whole monastery is encircled by the corridor, stretching as long as miles (km). Labrang Monastery (拉卜楞寺, Lābǔlèng Sì) is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating places for Tibetan Buddhist d in the town of Xiahe (夏河) in the Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Gansu Province, China, at a height of almost m above sea level, it is one of the six most important Tibetan monasteries outside Tibet.

The Labrang community's borderlands location, the Labrang Monastery book of its religious institutions, and the resilience and identity of its nomadic and semi-nomadic cultures were factors in the growth and survival of the monastery and its enormous estate. This book tells the story of the status and function of the Tibetan Buddhist religion in its fully 5/5(1).

Labrang Monastery Literally the center of town, the monastery is the main focus for visitors and residents alike with all social and commercial activity deriving from it. The Monastery was established in and expanded greatly in following centuries to become one of the six great monasteries of the Gelukpa sect (Yellow Hat) of Tibetan Buddhism.

Labrang (or Labuleng) Monastery Labrang Monastery Part 2 Click here for part one. Despite many of the changes taking place in Xiahe, mentioned in the previous article, don’t be put you off from visiting.

Xiahe, and in particular its monastery, is still a fascinating place; though you might want to. Location - 4Km distance to Labrang Monastery/town, but the hotel provide complimentary pick-up services. Facilities & Services - Friendly and helpful staff. - Electric blanket and humidifier were provided in the room, which is very thoughtful.

- The open area on the third floor is excellent, also a good collection of books. Xiahe is famous for its Labrang monastery, the largest edifice of the Yellow Hat sect of Tibetan Buddhism and home to the largest number of monks outside the Tibet Autonomous Region.

The monastery. Labrang Monastery features exquisite art, decorations and a large collection of ab books, including Buddhist scriptures, social science books and natural science books.

All kinds of books related to Tibetan history, literature, philosophy, linguistics, rhetoric, medicine, astronomy, calendars, arts and crafts, and metallurgy can be. : Labrang: A Tibetan Monastery at the Crossroads of Four Civilizations eBook: Nietupski, Paul Kocot: Kindle Store4/5(1).

The Labrang community's borderlands location, the prominence of its religious institutions, and the resilience and identity of its nomadic and semi-nomadic cultures were factors in the growth and survival of the monastery and its enormous estate.

This book tells the story of the status and function of the Tibetan Buddhist religion in its fully Brand: Lexington Books.

Labuleng Civil Aviation Hotel is located in Xiahe, miles from Labrang Monastery and miles from Gongtang Pagoda. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi.

Private parking can be arranged at an extra charge. At the hotel, the rooms come with a closet and a flat Location: No 12, Gansu, China   Labrang is one of the six main monasteries of the Yellow Hat sect of Tibetan Buddhism, and it's the largest Tibetan monastery outside of TAR.

Here, you'll see hundreds of red-robed Buddhist monks and Tibetan lay people dressed in traditional attire as they walk the three-kilometer path around the monastery, praying, chanting and spinning prayer. Labrang Monastery - (English) Paperback – January 1, by CHEN LI JIAN (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" — — — Paperback — Free sleep tracks. A good night's sleep is essential for keeping our minds and bodies strong. Author: CHEN LI JIAN. The Labrang community's borderlands location, the prominence of its religious institutions, and the resilience and identity of its nomadic and semi-nomadic cultures were factors in the growth and survival of the monastery and its enormous estate.

This book tells the story of the status and function of the Tibetan Buddhist religion in its fully Brand: Lexington Books.

Labrang stands out from the growing number of picture books on Tibet. Focusing on Labrang Monastery and its territories, this volume contains photographs taken over a twenty-five year period prior to the Chinese invasion that capture and preserve the life of this Tibetan monastery at its developmental peak.

It includes narratives of people and events important in Labrang's early twentieth. Labrang Monastery: A Tibetan Buddhist Community on the Inner Asian Asian borderlands. Studies in Modern Tibetan Culture.

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Labrang Monastery. Labrang Monastery was a scholastic monastery built in and at its height had over 4, monks. Due to the events of the 20th century the numbers have dwindled to about 1, monks. The monastery is home to several lamas and to 6 colleges, which ranges from the college of Esoteric Buddhism to Medicine and astrology.

We recommend booking Labrang Monastery tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.

See all 1 Labrang Monastery tours on Tripadvisor $4/5(6). Centrally located in Xiahe Town, Overseas Tibetan Hotel is a 5-minute walk from Labrang Monastery and steps from Xiahe Bus Terminal. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant.

All rooms come with flat-screen TV with cable channels, sofa beds and a private bathroom with hour hot showers/10(71). Book review of 'Labrang: A Tibetan Buddhist Monastery at the Crossroads of Four Civilizations' by Paul Kocot Nietupski, Gray Tuttle Harvard University Follow this and additional works at: Recommended Citation Tuttle, Gray.

Get this from a library. Labrang Monastery: a Tibetan Buddhist Community on the Inner Asian Borderlands, [Paul Kocot Nietupski] -- This book is a social and political history of Labrang Monastery, located in Tibet's Amdo and China's Gansu Province.

It includes a study of the religious heritage of the region and its interactions. Hotel in Xiahe ( miles from Labrang Monastery) Offering a terrace and library, Nirvana Hotel, Restaurant & Bar is located only a 5-minute walk from the famous Labrang Monastery.

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Welcome. Ask questions, get answers. Labrang Monastery collects more t volumes of scriptures including both Buddhist sutras and books covering other fields. Labrang Monastery has different styles and sizes of Buddhist pagodas made of gold foil, jade, ivory and precious timber, exquisitely carved, life-like Buddha statues ranging from over ten meters tall to two.

A tour of Labrang Tashikyil includes a visit to the main prayer hall and several of its 18 assembly halls, the printing press where traditional loose leaf books are printed from wooden blocks, the Medical College, the Golden Stupa which houses the remains of the previous incarnation of Gonthang Rinpoche, a museum and a hall that displays butter sculptures made from the Monlam Festival that.

Tags: Labrang Monastery, Labrang Temple, Labulensi, Labulensi temple. This entry was posted on Tuesday, August 9th, at pm and is filed under China Travel, Lanzhou Travel.

You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS feed. You can skip to the end and leave a response. We recommend booking Labrang Monastery tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.

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Jamgon Kongtrul Labrang. K likes. The sole offical website of Jamgon Kongtrul Labrang.Labrang Monastery: A Tibetan Buddhist Community on the Inner Asian Borderlands, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. xxxi+ Three maps (vii-ix), Family History: Gönpo Döndrup and Pronunciation and Word Lists, with Tibetan transliteration, bibliography, index.