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The Tarboche flagpole  
   

The Tarboche flagpole

Replaced every year at the main festival called Saga Dawa.
The kora of Mt. Kailash, Tibet

September 16th 2005
Hi, Mt. Kailash is a holy mountain to more than just one religion. Asia is full of legends about a great mountain, which has four faces (Peacock, Elephant, Lion, and Horse), each composed of a different material (gold, crystal, ruby, and lapis lazuli), and from the mouth of each face flows a great river. Mt. Kailash is believed to be it. It is an amazing mountain, almost pyramid shaped with four f ... read more
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Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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