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The Original Walking Stick of Lama Lotsava Rinchen Zangpo

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Bodhi Leaf The Original Walking Stick of Lama Lotsava Rinchen Zangpo

The “Great Translator” of Buddhist lore, Rinchen Zangpo, left his walking stick here one thousand years ago and it turned into a poplar tree.

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Taxon Botany:

  • Common name: Himalayan Poplar: This is a Himalayan species of the widely distributed Northern Hemisphere cottonwoods and poplars
  • Botanical species: Populus ciliata
  • Botanical family : Salicaceae [Willow]


  • Latitude: 34.230609 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 77.05545 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 3411.5 metres above sea level

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Journey Journey:

  • Over The Mountains
  • Path : Into the TransHimalaya- Himachal to Ladakh to Kashmir
  • Date photographed: 3.09.09


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For the landmarked tree named The Original Walking Stick of Lama Lotsava Rinchen Zangpo , the database reference code is: h018.

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