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Grand Buddha portrait unfolded in Gandan Temple, Lhasa

Date: 2013.07.31 Editor: Mary Bai

On July 22, 2013, the annual religious ritual of unfolding a huge Buddha portrait is held in the Gandan Monastery in Lhasa (the capital city of Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region).



Founded in 1409 by followers of Zong Kaba (the founder of the Yellow Sect of Tibetan Buddhism), Ganden Monastery is one of the earliest and largest Buddhist monasteries among lamaseries of the Yellow Sect in Tibet.