Monks make offerings to the mountain gods

Land of flying Llamas | Tibet

“Hundreds of years ago the Llamas at this monastery flew to ceremonies” said the High Llama looking up from his bowl of Momo’s. “Modern Llamas have lost those powers of great concentration”

Nangchen is a remote county located in Yushu Prefecture in Kham, Tibet. One of the 5 original kingdoms of eastern Tibet - Nangchen has a high percentage of Tibetan people and more monks and nuns per capita than anywhere else in Tibet. Nangchen may have lost it’s flying Llamas but has some of the best-preserved Tibetan culture remaining.