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Do you know where the largest monks are residing in the world? We are talking about a village where there are 40,000 monks and nuns. This is a village where televisions are not allowed but iPhones are allowed. Welcome to Larung Gar Buddhist Academy in China that is situated at a secluded place with a vibrant splash red that has made the place colourful.

Larung Gar Buddhist Academy

The houses here are the brown and red houses are almost alike in their structure and design but no toilets or heating is installed.  This settlement is where a lot of monks come to study and attend lectures.  You can find kids gathering after classes on any of the banks that are found in the hilly religious place.

Sky burials are what are very common here in this part of Tibet where corpses are cut and left for wild and devour. The people in this part of the world would always adhere to Vajrayana Buddhism, which teaches the transmigration of spirits.  This people believe that after the human dies, the body is an empty vessel and there is no need to preserve it.

However, in a lot of places in Qinqhai and Tibet, the ground is not ease to dig which is the reason the sky burials have become a better option. This is also one of the largest places for the study of the Tibetan Buddhism.  When prayer is carried out, it is done by spinning the decorative prayer wheels which are located around the Buddhist settlement.

Larung Gar Buddhist Academy

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 You can come and learn about the people here while the monks can pray inside the biggest temple that is located here. Monks pray inside the biggest temple of the town. Inside, children and adults gather on the floor to sing. There is a wall that would prevent the monks and the nuns from meeting.

 When night comes, there is this enchantment that befalls the city. This is one religious place that has become a very exciting place to be. If you want to see some of the finest exhibition of a calm but religious place of worship with thousands of people around, this is where you should be. There have been a lot of stories that have been written about this place and if you want to witness the legendary stories that have been told of this place, you should come here and see for yourself.

Larung Gar Buddhist Academy

A lot of tourists are seen coming here yearly and there is this beauty that is attached to this place that you may never miss. A vacation in China may include coming here to see how these monks and nuns are living their lives. Though, it is not necessary to witness the sky burials but if you really want to see another type of lying to rest, then you can wait for an opportunity to witness the rites that are conducted by the monks. One place in the world where you can have a great time of relaxation is this place.

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