Sunday, January 23, 2005

Cairn depicting Tibetan way of life and death

skull, originally uploaded by mutikonka1.

The skull of a horse or yak decorates this cairn at over 4000 metres near Minya Konka [Gongga Shan]. The cairn is composed of several slabs of rock, Mani stones in which are carved the Tibetan characters for Om Mane Padme Hum.

Seen between the Djesi La pass and Yulongxi in 1999.

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