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 .
Current time in Samyai is now 05:53 PM (Friday) . 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.
The Brahmaputra and the Samye monastery (Tsetang - Tibet - China)
(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)
Various scenes with monks. Map for Tibet trip : maps.google.com VALPARD valpardfilms.awardspace.com ..
nunnery at chim-puk
mantra done by nuns in a monestary close to Chim Puk in Tibet ..
samye - mantra
mantra done by monk in the Samye-monestary in Tibet ..
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Interesting facts about this location
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.
Located at 29.33 91.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Samyai is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.
Located at 29.40 91.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Zhanang County, is a county of the Shannan Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region, As of 2000 it had a population of 35,278.
Located at 29.47 91.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
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
Located at 29.22 91.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
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