A total of 109 religious and cultural sites in Xinjiang, including Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar, Shengyou Lamasery
in Zhaosu and the Kizil Grottoes, have been designated as cultural relics sites under the protection of the autonomous region and the state.
This, they maintain, is the purpose for which the world was created, and they have been working on the project for three centuries, ever since the lamasery
Sixteen kilometers from their hotel, the family felt the power of peace emanating from the chanting of 800 monks at the Songzanlin Lamasery
, the largest Tibetan Buddhist lamasery
But this "multicultural" mentality is as rare, narrow, and peculiar as the mentality of the remotest Tibetan lamasery
Since then, the Chief Khenpo Lama of Waimiao had been assigned by the Panchen Lama from Yonghegong Lamasery
to Chengde and been stationed at Temple of Sumeru Happiness and Longevity in Chengde City.
This remarkable protagonist of Hilton's lost world fable will undergo the adventure and the ordeal of discovering and departing from the fabled Valley of the Blue Moon and the lamasery
There they discovered a wonderful lamasery
named "Shangri-La" which was not marked on any maps (116).
And also the corporal, whom the old general must condemn to death so as to save the order of war, and possibly (this is pure conjecture, as we have no way of knowing) to save him ultimately from the capitalist order he proposes to bequeath him as his legitimate heirloom (after all, in his youth, the future general had chosen as his first appointment an unlikely forgotten post in the African desert, and then had retired to a Tibetan lamasery
for thirteen years, about which we know absolutely nothing).
In May 1931 a plane crashes near the hidden lamasery
of ShangriLa in Tibet's Kuen-Lun Mountains.
In Lost Horizon the Lamasery
was peopled with monks of high intellectual powers who carded on their lives of scholarly research and writing like a group of Dons in a type of Oxford University.