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November 2016
21
Nov

Exploring the Mystical Zhongdian (Shangri-la): Old Town and Natural Wonders

Discover the mystical beauty of Zhongdian, also known as Shangri-la, in Yunnan Province. Explore the vibrant Tibetan culture, stunning landscapes, and fascinating attractions. Plan your visit today!
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21
Nov

Visit Chengdu: Home to the World’s Largest Panda Reserve and Research Institution

Visit the Wolong Natural Reserve in China, the world's largest panda reserve and research institution, to play with pandas and learn about their conservation.
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21
Nov

Discover Kubum Monastery: A Sacred Ground and Home for Monks in Qinghai

Discover the beauty of Kubum Monastery in Qinghai Province, home to the Gelugpa sect of Buddhism. Explore its colorful halls and unique Butter Sculptures. Plan your visit now.
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21
Nov

Jampaling Monastery: History, Architecture, and Scenic Views in Chamdo, Tibet

Discover the history of Jampaling Monastery, founded during the Ming period in Tibet. Learn about its significance and scenic offerings. #TibetanBuddhism
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21
Nov

Qiangtang Terrane: Most Beautiful Vast Natural Pasture In Northern Tibet

Discover the stunning Qiangtang Terrane in northern Tibet, a vast grassland home to wild yaks and diverse wildlife. Learn about its rich history, cultural significance, and breathtaking scenery.
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21
Nov

Manasarovar Lake: A Sacred and Majestic Destination | Travel Guide

Manasarovar or Mapam Yutso Lake in Tibet is one of the highest freshwater lakes in the world. Discover its sacred beauty and historic significance.
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Horse racing Festival Tibet
16
Nov

Horse Racing and Archery Festivals in Tibet: A Historic Tradition

In the vibrant and culturally rich land of Tibet, religious activities have always played a significant role in the lives of its people. The 17th century marked a turning point when these activities took on a symbolic meaning, captivating the hearts and minds of the locals. One such festival that embodies this symbolism is the...
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16
Nov

Tibetan Lingka Festival: A Celebration of Nature, Legends, and Joy

Discover the Lingka Festival, a special national custom of the Tibetans. People camp in the forest, celebrating nature and legends of peace and happiness.
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16
Nov

The Great Prayer Festival: Origin, Ceremonies, and Butter Sculptures

The Great Prayer Festival in Tibet is a religious celebration of immense significance. Its origins can be traced back to 1409, when Tsongkpa, the founder of the Gelukpa sect, established the festival. The Three Great Monastery of Tibet, consisting of Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, and Ganden Monastery, come together at the revered Jokhang temple to...
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16
Nov

The Reincarnation System of the Dalai Lama and Panchen Lama in Tibetan Buddhism

The reincarnation system for Living Buddhas, specifically the Dalai Lama and Panchen Lama, is a fundamental aspect of Tibetan religion rooted in the belief in the reincarnation of the soul. This system was established by the Gelug Sect, Tibetan Buddhism. Karma Kagyu – First reincarnation The system’s origins can be traced back to Dusum Chenpa,...
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16
Nov

Ache Lhamo: Exploring the Vibrant Tradition of Tibetan Opera

Tibetan opera, known as “Ache Lhamo,” is an integral part of Tibetan society. It is a distinctive form of theatre that combines storytelling with folk dances and songs. The most notable display of Tibetan dances can be seen in Tibetan Opera, Lhamo, believed to have originated from a performance by seven sisters. Ache Lhamo is...
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16
Nov

The Life and Teachings of Buddha: From Prince to Awakened One

Discover the history of Buddhism and the journey of Buddha, who realized the meaning of life and death through meditation and became the Awakened One.
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16
Nov

The Rise of Buddhism in Tibet: History, Introduction, and Revival

Learn about the rise of Buddhism in Tibet, from the first official introduction of Buddhist scriptures to the establishment of four different sects.
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16
Nov

Most Amazing Tibetan Architectural Styles: From Yak Hair Tents to Castle-Like Houses

Discover the rich history of Tibetan architecture, from ancient folklore about the Dipper Brothers to the traditional design of yak hair tents and flat-roof houses. Learn about the layout and customs of these residences, including the placement of scripture halls, living rooms, and incense burners.
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08
Nov

Useful Tibetan Greetings for Travelers in Remote Places

Learn some simple and useful Tibetan greeting words to help you when traveling in remote places. Includes common phrases and translations.
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08
Nov

Tibetan Calligraphy – Major style of writing and inscription

Over the centuries, Tibetan calligraphy has greatly evolved, incorporating various writing styles. The two most commonly used styles are U-Chen and U-me. U-Chen, also known as the “Cristated script,” features a horizontal stroke at the top of each letter, with all these strokes parallel to the first top line, giving it a flat cap appearance....
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08
Nov

Unique Tibetan Language: Structure, Grammar, and Features

Tibetan language, belonging to the Sino-Tibetan family, has three major dialects and two written scripts. Discover the grammar and structure of this unique language.
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08
Nov

Best Time to Visit Tibet: Weather and Climate Information for Your Trip

Plan your travel to Tibet from April to November when the climate is favorable. August and September are ideal. Learn more about weather and temperatures.
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03
Nov

Exploring the Rich History and Cultural Treasures of Sakya Monastery

Discover the rich cultural and historical background of Sakya, the birthplace of Tibetan Buddhism's Sakya sect, and explore its unique architectural style, ancient scriptures, and valuable artifacts. Learn about the famous Dharma Chakra relic and take part in prayer sessions and cultural programs.
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03
Nov

Palkor Choede Monastery: A Unique Combination of Stupa and Temple in Tibet

Discover the unique Palkor Choede Monastery in Gyangtse, Tibet, renowned for its combination of three different sects of Buddhism and unique architecture. Learn more about visiting this must-see landmark.
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