Religion: Evil Eye

The Grand Lama of Tibet, most fundamental of Fundamentalists, has bowed to Science. His mystery palace, the Potala, at Lhasa, now flashes with electricity, according to epochal word just received. Age after age, the grand Lama's seclusion has been a byword to awe. Lhasa, the Forbidden City—what European had seen it? A few 18th Century Capuchin friars; persistent but mostly unsuccessful 19th Century explorers. Not until 1904, under armed expedition of Col. Francis E. Younghusband, was there any adequate description. Since then things have moved faster in the Buddhist Mecca.

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