Norbulingka (c) 2017

The Dalai Lama lives in the Potala during winter, and the summer palace is Norbulingka, a royal garden two kilometers west of the Potala in Lhasa. Norbulingka is a park-like complex serve as the Dalai Lama’s residence and office. Norbulingka in Tibetan mean the garden of treasures, and it is indeed a treasured garden with over one hundred plants including rare species from the northern and southern Himalayas, and over 30,000 cultural relics of ancient Tibetan history are preserved here. Continue reading “Norbulingka”