The Treasury of Lives

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The former Lhasa home of the aristocratic Shakabpa family, this was a two storey stone building with a courtyard structure built in 1926. The family's primary home was Chushur Dzong in the village of Zhakab, from which the family takes its name. The Lhasa house was demolished in 1997.


Larsen, Knud, and Amund Sinding-Larsen. 2001. The Lhasa Atlas: traditional Tibetan Architecture and Townscape. London: Serindia Publications. 

Taring, Zasak J., and Chie Nakane. 1984. Map of Lhasa, drawn by Zasak J. Taring. Tokyo: University of Tokyo, Institute of Oriental Culture. 

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