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This is the Potala Palace located in Lhasa. It is perched upon a hill called Marpo Ri, which commands a view of the entire city. This hill was where the kings of Tibet lived beginning with Songtsen Gampo in the seventh century. The Fifth Dalai Lama moved his headquarters here from Drepung Monastery in the mid-seventeenth century, and since that time the Dalai Lamas of Tibet resided there (until the exile in 1959 of the present Dalai Lama). This became both the spiritual and political seat of authority.
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Through the centuries poets, performers, and artists have ended their versions of the Rama epic in various ways. The endings fall into two main traditions, one stopping on a high note of triumph, reunification, and the prospect of well-being for all, and the other continuing with a tangled and sad extension.