National Geographic : 1951 May
© National Geographic Society 611 Kodachrome by Volkinar Wentzcl Never to Kill, but Occasionally in Sport, a Jolly Yellow Hat Lama Draws His Bow Though Hindu India and Moslem Pakistan both claim this bearded monk, he is a thorough Tibetan-Mon golian and Buddhist. Sky-high Ladakh, his section of Kashmir, is a little Tibet. It is a fantastic land where men pray with machinery (prayer wheels) and women take multiple husbands (polyandry). Once a year this man is released from his religious duties for Lama Day festival at Pituk Monastery (page 628).