Tibet 07 03 Shigatse Tashilhunpo Kelsang Temple Courtyard [17 of 19]
The flag stoned great courtyard next to the Tashilhunpo’s Kelsang Temple. The courtyard walls, built in 1472, consist of rock slabs carried from a retreat west of Tashilhunpo. Carved on their surfaces are images of many Buddhas. The centre of the open yard has a special flagpole decorated with a white umbrella symbolizing spiritual victory.