Qinghai·Gansu·Sichuan Tibetan Lunar New Year "Monlam Prayer Festival" Humanistic Landscape Professional Photography 12 Days
景点介绍/Scenic spot introduction：
Monlam Prayer Festival: It is the largest and grandest religious festival in Tibetan area. Monlam Prayer Festival is held from the 3rd to 17th days of the first lunar month in Tibetan lunar calendar each year. During this period, the major monasteries in Tibetan areas will hold large-scale activities like chanting, dancing, unveil the Buddha, praying, exorcising devils, kora and other Buddhist activities. Pilgrims from Sichuan-Gansu-Qinghai-Tibet areas will be more than ten thousand.
Grand scene of Unveil Thangka(Thangka Unfolding): Thangka Unfolding is a traditional festival of Tibetan people. "Unveil Thangka"(Thangka Unfolding) is to carry out the valuable and huge embroidered Thangka from the monastery (usually they are rolled in and collected inside the monastery) in broad daylight and in front of the masses of believers, to display them for the pilgrims to worship.
Langmusi: It located at the provincial border of Sichuan Province and Gansu Province, known as a miniature version of Shangri-La, it has been a sacred place for people of all ethnic groups in Sichuan, Gansu and Qinghai to worship the black tiger goddess since ancient times. The brook "Bailong River" crosses the town and the two monasteries face each other across the river, in Gansu is the Sertri Monastery or as some call it, the Gansu Monastery; in Sichuan is Kirti Monastery.