White pagoda Temple in Gansu Province
GOV.cn Saturday, August 19, 2006


Tourists visit the Baita (white pagoda) Temple in Wuwei City, northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 19, 2006. The temple, where a historic meeting on the destiny of Tibet was once held, is home to 108 white pagodas. In 1247, Sagya Pandit Gonggar Gyamcan, a Tibetan religious leader, met the Mongol Prince Gotan at the temple and held talks on Tibetan submission to the Mongols. On the basis of this meeting, China maintains that, in spite of the intervening dynastic changes and revolutions, Tibet has been under its jurisdiction ever since. [Xinhua Photo]


A tourist prays at the Baita (white pagoda) Temple in Wuwei City, northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 19, 2006. [Xinhua Photo]


Tourists stroll along a valley at the Baita (white pagoda) Temple in Wuwei City, northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 19, 2006. [Xinhua Photo]


Photo taken on Aug. 19, 2006 shows a white pagoda at the Baita (white pagoda) Temple in Wuwei City, northwest China's Gansu Province. [Xinhua Photo]


Photo taken on Aug. 19, 2006 shows the white pagodas at the Baita (white pagoda) Temple in Wuwei City, northwest China's Gansu Province.  [Xinhua Photo]

 

Editor: Ling Zhu
Source: Xinhua