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Mount Chenresig

Chenresig (Avalokitesvara, 6032 meters) is in Yading Nature Preserve. the Three Peaks of Konka Risumgongba: the name in Tibetan means Our sacred protective mountain where the snow will never melt. The peaks are Shenrezig [Xiannairi in Chinese], 6032 m; Jambeyang [Yangmaiyong in Chinese], 5958m; and Chanadordje [Xiannuoduojie in Chinese], 5958m [coincidence?]. The collective name for these peaks is Sanhuzu Snow Mountain, and they rank 11th among the 24 sacred places of Buddhism is the world. They were first described by the 8th century Padmasambhava, who named them after the three Buddhist deities Avalokitesvara, Manjusris and Vajrapani. Cited from Website: In the Footsteps.
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