Travel Blog – Main reason to Know About Tibet

29
Apr

Buddhist Wheel of Life

Whoever has visited a Tibetan Buddhist monastery, no matter if in Ladakh, Tibet or Bhutan, has also probably noticed, usually at the entrance of the temple, a drawing of the Buddhist Wheel of Life. This symbolic representation, or Bhavacakra, serves as a wonderful summary of what Buddhism is and also reminds us that every action...
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12
Feb

Booking Tickets

1. How to Booking Train tickets? As the Chinese state-owned train station does not sell its tickets on the internet, you have to book the tickets in local or through travel agencies in advance. However, it is impossible to purchase train tickets in local train ticket office in peak travel season, for such a hot tourist...
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25
Dec

Guangzhou – Lhasa Flights

Taking flights to Lhasa from Guangzhou is the best way for tourists from Hongkong. There is one flight depart daily between Guangzhou and Lhasa which will take about 5 hours and it will make stops at Chongqing. The flight takes around five hours, and costs from US$197.00 for economy class tickets, depending on where you...
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13
Dec

Lanzhou – Lhasa Trains

Lanzhou Lhasa Trains start from Lanzhou. It is the capital city of Gansu Province in northwest China and used to be a very important point on the ancient Silk Road. Lanzhou Lhasa Trains, As it is nearest Xining, the beginning of Qinghai Tibet Railway, there is a train departs from Lanzhou to Lhasa every other...
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01
Feb

Qinghai lake

The Qinghai Lake (青海湖) or Lake Kokonor is one of the most celebrated natural attractions in Xining. It is a very large lake thatis located in the middle of Haibei and Hainan provinces. The waters are described to be both alkaline and saline. But it’s more known for its deep blue color. The lake itself covers more...
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14
Feb

Golmud – Lhasa Trains

Hardly do people know the place – Golmud, if you are not planning the overland trip to Tibet by train. Golmud is the second biggest city in Qinghai province en route Xining to Lhasa. Golmud, built for mining natural sources such as salt, magnesium etc, has nothing to offer except dry desert. Though less popular...
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02
Nov

Bon Sect

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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31
May

Nyingchi to Lhasa Train will take only three hours, along with the beautiful scenery!

Tibet has always been a place filled with a sacred meaning in the hearts of many people. It is closest to heaven, with magnificent scenery and mysterious legends. The remoteness of Tibet and its highland climate make it difficult to connect with various transportation routes. In order to develop here, the construction of the railway...
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03
Nov

Sakya Monastery

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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