On August 3, Panchen Erdeni Choskyi Gyalpo, also a member of the Standing Committee of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), vice president of the Buddhist Association of China, and president of the association’s Tibet branch, visited Jokhang Temple in Lhasa to worship the Buddha and chant sutras to pray for national and world peace and prosperity.
Statue of the Sakyamuni Buddha at age 12
The 11th Panchen Lama worships the statue of 12-year-old Buddha.
The 11th Panchen Lama worships the Buddha and prays for a good harvest.
The 11th Panchen Lama leads the monks in reciting scriptures in front of the Sakyamuni Buddha statue.
The 11th Panchen Lama visits the murals in the temple.
Monks chant prayers at Jokhang Temple.