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Religion in Tibet and Nepal
Horn blowing
Above: Monks blowing horns at Thyangboche monastery. This monastery, the major religious center in the Solu Khumbu, was established in 1916 by Lama Gulu, a practitioner of the Nyingmapa school of Tibetan Buddhism. Thyangboche has strong links with Rongbuk monastery on the north side of Everest.
Photo: Alfred Gregory, 1953
 
Right: En route to Everest, a team member pauses by a chorten surrounded by mani stones, with Ama Dablam beyond.
Photo: Charles Wylie, 1953
Chorten, mani stones