National Geographic : 1951 May
Queen of Ladakh Wears 300 Turquoises in Her "Cobra" Headdress (Close-up, Right) Wife of a raja whose dynasty was overthrown a century ago, she sits in her mud-brick palace at Stak. Her daughter, holding a Lhasa dog, dresses plainly, as she is a nun. Center: A prayer wheel, with spinner. SNaailonai ueograpn1c soclety 027 LO(tacnrlllol s Dy \ lKlilar w\\cnltZ Enthroned Between His Teachers, the High Lama of Himis Is a Frightened Boy To Ladakhis, the young skushok is his predecessor's reincarnation, identified as such in babyhood because he indicated recollection of a previous life. Picture taking brought tears, soothed by the gift of a toy monkey.