Monks Monks Everywhere: In the Middle of the Main Market, Leh, india
Monks Monks Everywhere, Leh, Ladakh
This was our last day in Ladakh. My husband had to buy something from the local market called Moti Market. I was too tried. I sat on the steps opposite this monastery with other Tibetan people. I was reading a book and inside a prayer meeting was going on. The place was vibrating with chants. A food mess was set up and they were cooking something delicious inside. Soon, something was being served. I was asked if I would like to have some of the liquid. I said yes and started drinking the white looking stuff and it was like nothing I ever tasted before. Soon, a young girl asked if I would care for a refill? I agreed and she started chatting with me.
She is a Tibetan and has studied Library Science at Pune. She would like to work in a school at Leh. I asked her what the drink was and she told me it was Tibetan tea, made of butter and special tea leaves. Enjoyable, is what I have to say.
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