It's a mystical place, it has to be visited but beware of large crowds. If you get there at the right time you can see monks debating and teaching each other philosophical points.
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Another great stop in Lhasa, be sure to get a group shot with the monks if the opportunity arises, such a great group of devotees.
A lot of chapels, to many Buddhas and Dalais Lama. I didn't appreciate a beauty of the construction from outside and such monasteries are a kind of chaotic distribution inside. Open chapels, cold, very similar with one and the other, same that only buddhist experts...More
This was just a wonderful experience - Sera monastery is beautifully situated at the foot of a mountain - people bring their babies and children here to get a blessing from the horse bhuddha - you shuffle around in the dark and take a peek...More
This is a nice Monastery but what sets it apart is the Monks debate Monday through Friday from 3 to 5 pm. Make sure you go during the week and ask your guide to be there for 3 pm so you can get a good...More
This monastery is usually part of a tour arranged by your tour agency. A very special place where you can see monks walking around. One of the highlights of Sera Monastery is in the afternoon usually around 3:00 pm, you can catch the Monk Philosophical...More
An amazing monastery .. easy to get monestaried out in Lhasa but Sera - the white rose is well worth a visit
Nothing special for the monastery, but lucky to see monks debating each others in their unique style in a shady courtyard. Sorry, No camera please.