Tholing Monastery in Tibet, China
                     English.news.cn | 2014-08-09 16:19:55 | Editor: An

Tholing means 'hovering in the sky forever' in Tibetan, and this indicates the imposing position occupied by the monastery. The Tholing Monastery has graced Zhada County of Nagri Area of Tibet for more than a thousand years. Built by the second king of the Guge Kingdom in 996, it was the oldest Buddhist temple in the region. Tholing is famous for its murals.

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