Exhibition Tollhaus Karlsruhe, Germany 2014

 

Exhibited photographs from Tibet

Tibet, Lhasa, Barkhor, Muslim Area: Construction works. Only women carrying the stones and other heavy loads, irrelevant if Muslim or Buddhist

Tibet, Lhatse-Shigatse: Nomads at the highway

Tibet, Zhuang Mu – Tingri: Streescene in Gutsuo, after the Lalung Leh pass (5050m), where we had rest in a ordernary typical countryside pub (see photos L1070141). Next to gambling, the most popular game in Tibet: Billiard

Tibet, Gyantse, Panam?: A waterpowered tsampa-mill (roasted barley/Gerste), tsampa flour is the traditional base of Tibetan food

Tibet, Purang, Tarboche (ca. 4670m), Kailash Kora: Pilgrims leaving the „Saga Dawa“-festival (enlightment of Buddha; 3rd fullmoon after the Tibetan new year), hiding for the ‚Kora‘ around the holy mountain, in the south of valley Lha Chu river (River of Gods) with the majestic Mt. Kailash (6714m) in the back

Tibet, Purang, Tarboche (ca. 4670m), Kailash Kora: The „Saga Dawa“-festival (enlightment of Buddha; 3rd fullmoon after the Tibetan new year) in the south of valley Lha Chu river (River of Gods); the monks of Gyangdrak monastery (north of Darchen) doing their final prossecion after errecting of the pole

Tibet, Purang, Tarboche (ca. 4670m), Kailash Kora: The „Saga Dawa“-festival (enlightment of Buddha; 3rd fullmoon after the Tibetan new year) in the south of valley Lha Chu river (River of Gods), pilgrims praying towards Mt.Kailash (6714m), while Chinese military patrouling very peacefully and giving always a helping hand, if nessecary