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Basum Lake

China, an East Asian country is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. It has a vast cultural history of more than five thousand years and an outstanding natural beauty. On the other hand, this country has remained a comparatively isolated and secluded one, and being a land of mystery, this country is not known to the western half of the world. However, China is rapidly developing and has grown in the phase of modernization, with an immense speed and is also welcoming the outer world to interact and do business with them.
Basum is a famous holy lake of Nyingmapa order of Tibetan Buddhism. On the northwest bank of the lake, there is an enormous stone, which has a hole allowing one person to pass. Passing through the hole is said capable of relieving diseases and misfortunes. As a consequence every year a lot of people come to visit the lake. At the center of the lake, on an island there is a monastery, which was founded in the seventeenth century. The monastery mostly houses Maitreya and Chenrezi. Monks of the monastery bothered to carve all the reefs on the islets into Buddhist figures and animals.
Basum Lake is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in China. It is worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place will leave a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justify the proud cultural tradition of China.

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