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January 2018
The Categories and Features of the Traditional Tibetan Medicine (TTM) Currently the number of recorded Traditional Tibetan Medicine (TTM) has already hit 2,294. Approximately over 300 are widely used, among which, 200, or 70 %, are of plants and herbs; 40, or 12% of animals and 40, or 14% of minerals. One third out of...
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Tibet and Tibetan medicine are more than a little attractive and mysterious to most of the world. Tibet, located at the summit of the Tibetan plateau, is remote and strange enough for most people to be familiar with; and Tibetan medicine, related to various kinds of herbs and principles of treatments, also makes lots of...
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“Where there is poison, there is medicine” As early as the ancient times, in their fight with nature, people living in the Tibet Plateau became knowledgeable about some characteristics and functions of herbs and hence began to use the herbs for therapies; they also came to know some medical functions of some animals during hunting....
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Diagnosis methods Traditional Tibetan medicine mainly consist of interrogating, observing and touching. According to its theory, diseases are divided into two groups. They are heat symptoms and cold symptoms. And the Tibetan medicine treatment include inducing vomiting, clearing away heat, purgation and diuresis. Besides the medicines, it adopts various kinds of methods, such as acupuncture,...
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Girl getting Chinese green card
入藏函 (Tibet Travel Permit for Taiwan People) Brief process for Taiwan Tourist applying Tibet Travel Permits Document: Prepare the required documents: Valid Taiwan’s identity card,  Taiwan Passport, with more than 6 months time. please determine the route to and from the Tibetan, travel time, attractions line, reception standards and team number, together with the contact...
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Located in Kanuo Village, 12 kilometers southeast to the Chamdo county town, the Ruins are at longitude 97°2′east, latitude 31°1′north, with an altitude of 3,100 meters. Two rivers, Lantsang River and Kanuo River, dissect the place into terraces of different elevation. Located at the forth terrace at the west bank of the Lantsang River, the...
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Location Serling tso Lake is a salt-water lake, lies in Amdo County in Nagqu, Tibet, with a total area 1,640 square kilometers and the elevation of 4,530 meters. Attraction Introduction Serling Lake is the second largest salt-water lake next to Namco Lake in north Tibet pasture, which is also the boundary for XainzaCounty, Nyima County...
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Location Start towards southwest from Nyima country, after 8 kilometers turn left at the crossroad. Go straight in the south direction about 80 kilometers, and cross a mountain pass at about elevation 5 kilometers, and you’ll arrive at Tangra Yumtso lake basin. Introduction Lake Tangra Yumtso is considered as a holy lake in Bon Religion...
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The Ranwu Lake is a perfect blending of the Swiss Alps snow peaks and glaciers and the streams in Jiuzaigou (a pretty town in central China). Just as depicted in the diary of Mr. Zhang Qingsong (a known professor from the School of Geography, Chinese Academy of Science who has set foot on all the...
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Lhamo Latso means “auspicious heavenly mother lake” or “numinous mother lake” in Tibetan and another name for it is Qiongguoje Lake. Standing on the mountain top as high as 5,100 meters and looking down, the holy lake is surrounded by mountains. And it takes a head bones skeleton shape like a mirror at the foot...
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Tombs of Tibetan king Buried here are the kings, the ministers and the royal concubines from the 29th Tsanpo to the last(the 40th). It is also the largest Mausoleum group in Tibet. From all of the tombs, the most remarkable one is King Songtsan Gampo’s. Situated on the Muchong Hill opposite to the Yarlung River, which...
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  Lhasa is China’s only capital city which has not accessed expressways by now. The total length of the Qinghai Tibet Expressway is 1,900 kilometers from Xining, capital of Qinghai Province to Lhasa, capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region. Since 700-kilometer-long section of the road has been finished, the remaining 1,100 kilometers from Golmud of...
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Tibet Nepal Railroad construction
Nepal Tibet railway going to join the border areas with Nepal within the next five years. The railway will stretch out for another 540 kilometers from Xigaze to Kyirong county which sits on the border of Tibet and Nepal. The main aim of this project is to promote trade, also supplement for road and air...
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Starting from Xining, capital of Qinghai province, the Qinghai Tibet Highway stretches 1,947 km (about 1,210 miles) into Tibet with an average elevation of above 4,000 meters. Winding along the Kunlun Mountain, Tanggula Mountain, Tuotuo River, and vast grassland, the Qinghai Tibet Highway amazes travelers with its appealing landscape along the plateau. Being the world’s...
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The Sichuan Tibet Highway, originally called the Kangding Tibet Highway (a section of the No. 318 National Trunk Highway) takes you through vast, open landscapes with majestic peaks vaulting skyward. The plateau areas are dotted with castellated Tibetan homes and an infinite number of contentedly munching yaks. Travelers can enjoy the magnificent and changeable scenery...
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Tran means roc and druk means dragon in Tibetan. The monastery got is name from the legend that it could only be built after Songtsan Gampo had turned into a roc and conquered an evil dragon. It’s said that renowned figures in the history of Tibetan Buddhism, such as Padmasambhava and Milariba, had practised Buddhism...
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Yamdrok Yumtso is an outflowing lake which is connected with the Yarlung Tsangpo River. About 1 million years ago, huge mud-rock flow blocked the river valley in the upper reaches of the Moqu River nearYangse which is about 20 kilometers west from Baidi and the lake became a continental lake. Yamdrok Yumtso takes a shape...
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The construction of Samye Monastery began in 762 AD and was completed in 779 AD. It is the first monastery in Tibet featuring Buddhist, laws and monks, where the famous debate of the doctrines between ancient Indian Buddhism and inland Buddhism happened. The monastery is modeled on the Odantapuri Temple in Bihar, India. After several...
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The Ramoche Temple is a Buddhist monastery that is considered one of the most important temples in Lhasa. It is located in the northwestern region of Lhasa, a city of over a million people and Tibet’s capital. Ramoche is a sort of sister temple to the great Jokhang temple. It was founded all the way...
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Drepung Monastery lies in west of Lhasa under Mt. Gambo Utse, clustered round by the black mountain, its white grand buildings shining under the sunlight. Built in 1416, it is considered as one of the largest monasteries in the six principle monasteries of Gelu Sect in Tibet. Drepung Monastery used to be the living palace of Dalai...
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