Jota Monastery houses popular library
Source: CCTV.com | 03-12-2009 09:30Special Report: Tibet in 50 Years
Special Report: Tibet Today
A unique library housed in a local monastery in the Aba Tibet Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan province has become a popular place for local residents.
|They invested more than 5 million yuan in the undertaking.|
The library is open to the local public -- free of charge.
This facility is called "Jota Studio". It was established by the monks of the Jota Monastery. They invested more than five million yuan in the undertaking. The library is open to the local public -- free of charge. Books are available both in Chinese and Tibetan languages.
A local resident said, "I am interested in books about history and titles on the recent development of the world. In the past, we had no books to read. Now, all of these titles are on offer and they cost nothing. The library is very convenient.