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Explore Samyai in China

Samyai in the region of Tibet Autonomous Region is a town in China - some 1,585 mi or ( 2551 km ) South-West of Beijing , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Samyai

Current time in Samyai is now 01:27 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Urumqi " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Trongsa, Thimphu, Trashi Yangtse, Lhuentse, and Shillong. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Trongsa . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Samyai ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

The Brahmaputra and the Samye monastery (Tsetang - Tibet - China)

5:05 min by valpard
Views: 1554 Rating: 4.56

(EN) The Samye Monastery or Samye Gompa is the first Buddhist monastery built in Tibet, was most probably constructed between 775 and 779 CE under the patronage of King Trisong Detsen of Tibet who sou ..

The monks of the Tibet (China)

2:35 min by valpard
Views: 1025 Rating: 5.00

Various scenes with monks. Map for Tibet trip : maps.google.com VALPARD valpardfilms.awardspace.com ..


nunnery at chim-puk

5:26 min by pasja2000
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mantra done by nuns in a monestary close to Chim Puk in Tibet ..

samye - mantra

5:02 min by pasja2000
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mantra done by monk in the Samye-monestary in Tibet ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Samye

The Samye Monastery or Samye Gompa is the first Buddhist monastery built in Tibet, was most probably first constructed between 775 and 779 CE under the patronage of King Trisong Detsen of Tibet who sought to revitalize Buddhism, which had declined since its introduction by King Songtsen Gampo in the 7th century. The monastery is located in Dranang, Shannan Prefecture. It was supposedly modeled on the design of Odantapuri monastery in what is now Bihar, India.

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Located at 29.33 91.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 770s establishments, Buddhist temples in Tibet, Nyingma, Religious organizations established in the 8th century, Shannan Prefecture

Samyai

Samyai is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

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Located at 29.40 91.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Populated places in Tibet

Zhanang County

Zhanang County, is a county of the Shannan Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region, As of 2000 it had a population of 35,278.

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Located at 29.47 91.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Counties of Tibet, Shannan Prefecture

Chatang, Tibet

Chatang is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. It lies at an altitude of 3623 metres (11,889 feet). The village has a population of about 2581. List of towns and villages in Tibet

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Located at 29.22 91.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Populated places in Tibet