The Lamaseries you see in Tartary are all constructed of brick and stone.
On their way, they called at all the Lamaseries, and at the abode of all the Thibetian and Tartar princes that lay near the route.
These are burned in the Lamaseries, and before the idols which are worshipped in private houses.
In all the Lamaseries, a number of dogs are kept ad hoc, and within them the rich Thibetians are buried.
Monasteries and Lamaseries now possess immense revenues, and monks are often wealthy men.
This spectacle, so cruel and disgusting, is very common in the Lamaseries of Tartary.
The other lamaseries are in the same manner liberally endowed by the government.
Scattered throughout Tibet are upward of three thousand monasteries, or lamaseries.
The Lamaseries and the Lamas, as well as the land and property belonging to them, are absolutely free from all taxes and dues.
Buddhism, with its convents and lamaseries, naturally recommended itself to a country where asceticism was obviously expedient.