Jokhang Temple

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Lhasa Prefecture - History
... In 641 he constructed the Jokhang (or Rasa Trülnang Tsulagkhang) and Ramoche Temples in Lhasa in order to house two Buddha statues, the Akshobhya Vajra (depicting the Buddha at the age of eight) and the Jowo Sakyamuni ... the earth demoness and built the foundation of the Jokhang Temple over her heart ... The Jokhang Temple was also greatly expanded around this time ...
Lhasa - History
... In 641 he constructed the Jokhang (or Rasa Trülnang Tsulagkhang) and Ramoche Temples in Lhasa in order to house two Buddha statues, the Akshobhya Vajra (depicting the Buddha at the age of ... where Padmasambhava magically pinned down the earth demoness and built the foundation of the Jokhang Temple over her heart ... The Jokhang Temple was also greatly expanded around this time ...
Lhasa Prefecture - Architecture and Cityscape
... Lhasa has many sites of historic interest, including the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery and Norbulingka ... The Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and the Norbulingka are UNESCO world heritage sites ... and a public square in the old part of the city located around Jokhang Temple and was the most popular devotional circumabulation for pilgrims and locals ...

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