National Geographic : 1925 Apr
THE LIVING BUDDHA OF MULI MOUNTED ON THE KING'S CHARGER This eighteen-year-old boy, head of the lamas of Muli, is a Tibetan and not a Hsifan. His parents were beggars (see text, page 489). His mother now has a home outside the monastery walls, while he lives in luxury and splendor, being worshipedeven bytheMuli king. Inthebackground is the king's temple, with curtains twisted around the columns.