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Buddha Unfolding Festival

Buddha Unfolding Festival is celebrated in Tashilhunpo Monastery from the fourteenth to the sixteenth day of the fifth Tibetan month.

The Buddha Unfolding Festival is an important religious activity at the Tashilhunpo Monastery involving scripture chanting, prayers for rain, along with a joyous festival for people. Giant Thangkas of Amitayus, Sakyamuni and Maitreya are displayed on the monastery's Thangka Wall, As one of the representative treasures of the temple, the Buddha painting which is a huge Tibetan Thangka always looks magnificent and sumptuous. Thousands of pilgrims rush to the monastery to give their offerings to the Buddhas for the accumulation of their merits. The tradition has lasted for 500 years.,
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