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Rumtek Monastery.

Rumtek - East Sikkim.

Le Monastère de Rumtek est le siège du "Karmapa", le chef spirituel d’un courant du bouddhisme tibétain en exil en Inde après l’invasion du Tibet par les Chinois. Il parfois appelé le lama à la coiffe noire.
C'est le plus grand monastère de l'Himalaya oriental et son architecture est d’origine tibétaine. Il fut construit au seizième siècle et reconstruit en 1966.
L’entrée du monastère est interdite aux chinois de Chine Populaire en raison du conflit sino-tibétain.

The Rumtek Monastery is the seat of the "Karmapa", the spiritual leader of a Tibetan Buddhist movement in exile in India after the Chinese invasion of Tibet. He sometimes called the llama with the black cap.
It is the largest monastery in the eastern Himalayas and its architecture is of Tibetan origin. It was built in the sixteenth century and rebuilt in 1966.
The entry of the monastery is prohibited to the Chinese of People’s Republic of China due to the Sino-Tibetan conflict.

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Richard Chu23-Apr-2020 09:18
Excellent composition! V
Russell Tunny22-Mar-2020 12:13
Contrast handled well in post. Interesting info on the Monastery. V!
Zoltán Balogh21-Mar-2020 05:53
Terrific colours and the whole image is so sharp! V
François Fauchard15-Mar-2020 12:36
Ce monastère paraît très grand. Que de couleurs. v
meekam tam15-Mar-2020 07:59
Very colorful and beautiful architecture! V
George McCarten11-Mar-2020 04:54
Thank you for providing information on this site. I was going to remark on its size.
Dan Greenberg10-Mar-2020 03:31
I love all the colors and the intricate designs. Your composition for this vibrant building is perfect! ~BV~
Pierre07-Mar-2020 12:36
Une belle vue d'ensemble de cet imposant et coloré monastère! V
Ton T.06-Mar-2020 15:58
Wow! A very fascinating building in great colors! V
Philippe Jeandy06-Mar-2020 09:51
Belle harmonie de couleurs. V.
Nirvan Hope06-Mar-2020 03:52
An excellent perspective on this beautifully decorative and colorful monastery.
Neil Marcus05-Mar-2020 23:07
A fairyland of shapes and colors. "VV"
bill friedlander05-Mar-2020 21:08
Wonderful architecture and colors well captured. V
Nick Paoni05-Mar-2020 20:10
Love the architecture style and of course those bright and cheery colors.
Wintermeer05-Mar-2020 19:41
Quel ensemble coloré, vraiment magnifique! ~V~
joseantonio05-Mar-2020 19:38
lovely and coloful image.V.
globalgadabout05-Mar-2020 19:21
what a positive message the colourful place puts forth...your thoughtful portrayal of it is to be admired..
Charlene Ambrose05-Mar-2020 18:08
A beautiful and colorful monastery and superb image of it. V
Graeme05-Mar-2020 17:59
A fine composition of this beautiful scene, Daniel. V
Martin Lamoon05-Mar-2020 17:44
Amazing buildings well captured.
Walter Otto Koenig05-Mar-2020 17:32
Great shot of this important monastery. Really like your composition and the fine detail. "V"
Helen Betts05-Mar-2020 16:43
Excellent capture of this huge and colorful monastery. V.
Tom Munson05-Mar-2020 16:37
The colors and composition are wonderful. Great work.
LynnH05-Mar-2020 16:27
So wonderfully colorful. Love all the details on the buildings. V
Jeff Real05-Mar-2020 16:00
So many beautiful details and colors!
Pieter Bos05-Mar-2020 15:24
Spectacular architecture and very colourful! ~V
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