National Geographic : 1926 Aug
THE RELIGIOUS AND SECULAR HEAD OF TUNGCHULING The Grand Lama and Living Buddha has just finished a long religious service and stands on the steps of the main shrine. The lamas of this region are not hospitable to strangers. A TUNGCHULING LAMA INCEREMONIAL ROBES He belongs to the yellow sect ofthereformed Tibetan Church, the distinguishing mark of which istheyellow ceremonial hat. The cloak is red.