Today marks Zamling-Chisang, a Tibetan Buddhist festival that honors Guru Rinpoche’s triumph over the local spirits & the founding of Samye Monastery. Zamling Chisang is also a time to witness the display of giant thangkas, scroll paintings of the #Buddha, at Tashilhunpo Monastery in Shigatse, Tibet. The thangka is unfurled on a nine-story wall behind the monastery for three days.

Zamling Chisang, is the celebration of Guru Rinpoche’s subjugation of the local deities and the founding of the Samye Monastery.

In Lhasa, there is the demonstration of great amounts of sang being burned up on hills of Chakpori, in Bumpari and in Gephelri that is behind Drepung Monastery. Instead of using incense sticks, Tibetans burn incense powder.

Watching the people burn sang and remembers the founding of this tradition of Buddhism in Tibet.

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