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November 2016
Tibetans have our own language, which is known as “bod-yig” in the Tibetan-inhabited areas with the meaning of “Tibetan language”. Tibetan language belongs to the Tibetan-Burman branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family. According to geographical divisions, it has three major local dialects: U-Tsang, Kham and Amdo. The first two dialects have their own tones in...
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The weather and climate in Tibet is not harsh as many people expect to. Climate is favorable to travel from April to November. Most ideal in August and September, so to get know about weather and temperatures information is obviously useful for your travel in Tibet. To have the direct Tibet weather and climate references,...
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After Tibet Empire Collapse, Guge kingdom was born, It played important role from 10th century to 17th Century. However, a war in 1630 destroyed thw whole kingdom. The glory and vicissitudes of guge kingdom is still a riddle up to now. The surviving buildings of Guge kingdom are altogether 1,416 including caves, houses, watchtowers, ancient towers...
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Sakya, the birthplace of Sakya sect of Tibetan Buddhism. It was once the capital of the Sakya Dynasty in the middle of the 13th century. It is also the political, economic and cultural centre of Tibet. “Sakya” means “grey soil” in Tibetan, and its name comes from the colour of Benboer mountain soil beside Sakya....
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Palkor Choede monastery located at the western end of Changge mountain in Gyangtse county. Palkor Choede monastery was first built in 1414.Its 17 Dratsang (College)belong to three different sects – Sakya, Kadam and Gelug. The palkor moanstery features the combination of all religious sect.The Hall of Tsokchen in the monastery is in majestic splendour. Palkor Chode...
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Situated in Tingri County on Sino-Nepalese border, Mount Chomolangma is 8844 metres above sea level, Its massif includes neighbouring peaks Lhotse 8,516 m, Nuptse 7,855 m and Changtse, 7,580 m. . In total They are 4 peaks above 8,000 m, and 38 peaks with elevation over 7,000 m. In Tibetan Buddhist Miyolangsangma, the Goddess of...
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Namtso is 4718 meters above sea level and is the highest lake in the world, covering an area of ​​2.400 square kilometers. Behind the Nyachen Tangla mountain range, about 60 kilometers northwest of the Damshung District, is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. Namtso Lake – Largest and Highest Salt Lake Namtso is...
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Here are some the frequently asked questions about Tibet Travel Permit FAQ, we carefully selected for you to check out. If you still have some questions and problems on the Tibet Travel Permit, you can contact us, and we will give you a satisfied answer. Who needs to apply for the Tibet Travel Permit? All...
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Long before, Buddhism came into Tibet, Tibetans followed the Local Bon religion, a type of Shamanism. which brought from Shang-shung kingdom, Present day Ngari Prefecture. About Bon religion see here detail. During reign of 28th king Lha thothori Nyantsen, Few Indian missionary came with sacred Buddhist scripture to his court. which nobody understand meaning inside....
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Bon spirituality  has gone through three distinct phased which includes old Bon, Yungdrung Bon, and New Bon. Yungdrung doctrine, or otherwise known as Eternal Bon, is dedicated to perpetuating the teachings of their founder Tonpa Shenrab Miwoche, who occupies a preeminent position in Bon culture similar to that of Sakyamuni in Buddhism. The teachings and...
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The Bön teachings were by now well established in Zhang-Zhung. Zhang-Zhung was an independent state with its own language, literature, and culture. It was divided into three sections referred to as the “Three Doors”: inner (phugpa), outer(gopa), and middle (barpa). The inner door is Olmo Lung Ring, the middle door is Tazik, and the outer...
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Originating in 1409, the Geluk Sect, the latest sect of Tibetan Buddhism, is formed during the process of the Reformation held by Je Tsongkhapa, a famous reformer in the history of Tibetan Buddhism in the 15th century. He was born at the age when the Jangchup Gyaltsen took the place of the Sakya sect. At...
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Lhasa beer, best drink in Tibet for beer lover. It label as beer from of world. It is an all-malt European style lager, but is made from ingredients such as Himalayas spring water, barley and yeast. However, 30 percent of the malt content derives from the husk-less native Tibetan barley which is partly responsible for...
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Tibetan Local yogurt is a little different because it is made from yak milk, which has a high butterfat content and this makes the yogurt very creamy. It is still made in the natural traditional way from boiled milk that is cooled and fermented with yogurt culture. This produces a stronger flavor and some people...
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Yak is one of the most common animals on the plateau, and meat is very popular in Tibet. The locals use many original recipes to cook this meat, and it certainly goes well with Chang Barley Liqueur. Grilled yak meat, grilled and cold yak meat. The yak meat seasoned with sauce is delicious. At the...
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Elevation and Mountains in Tibet Tibet is the largest part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, with an average elevation of more than 4,000 meters, and is known as the “Roof of the World”. The Himalayas extend from east to west at the southern end of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. It is 2,400 kilometers long and more than...
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