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Tibetans in Ngari Hoist Great Prayer Flag - 2003-06-16

Tibetan stringer Tsering Lhamo reported that Tibetans from Döer Ngari in Taiwan hoisted the great prayer flag that is a great tradition of that particular region of Tibet. This tradition goes back to the rule of the Great Fifth Dalai Lama who united the whole of Tibet and established the rule of the Dalai Lamas. Spokesman for the group says the Tibetans in Taiwan have been hoping to revive this tradition for a long time.