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How to Visit a Monastery in Tibet

How to Visit a Monastery in Tibet

An unavoidable and integral part of any tour to Tibet is visiting monasteries – the religious centre of Tibetan life and culture. But for people who are unfamiliar with Tibetan Buddhist customs, it can be overwhelming and even a little intimidating the first time you walk into a monastery and wonder “What are all these...
Happy Yoghurt Festival

Happy Yoghurt Festival

Explore Tibet wishes a Happy Yoghurt Festival to all of our dear friends around the world!  This week in Lhasa one of the biggest Tibetan festivals of the year is being celebrated: the annual Yoghurt Festival. Beginning on the 20th of August and continuing for seven days, the Yoghurt Festival is a week-long event that...
9 Tibetan Summer Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss

9 Tibetan Summer Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss

There is perhaps no better way to experience authentic Tibetan culture than to attend a festival. With summer is around the corner, Tibetans all over the plateau are in high-gear preparing for festival season. If you’re looking to travel to the “Roof of the World” this summer, a Tibetan festival is a must to include on...
Norbu Lingka - The Summer Palace

Norbu Lingka – The Summer Palace

Among the many historic sites in Lhasa, there is also Norbu Lingka (Jeweled Park), it’s a palace and park, build in 1755 by the 7th Dalai Lama Kalsang Gyatso and completed in 1783 under Jamphel Gyatso, the 8th Dalai Lama. It served as the summer residential palace of the successive Dalai Lamas, it is recognized...
Tourism Business In Tibet.

Tourism Business In Tibet.

Tourism is a process of traveling of people from their own usual environment to other places for business purpose,Leisure or enjoyment. Less than one year in terms of duration. Tourism is a dynamic and challenging industry where it needs to adopt with consistently changing needs and wishes of tourists.Tourism is a very challenging field where...
Plan Your Trip To Tibet From April-Explore Tibet.

Plan Your Trip To Tibet From April-Explore Tibet.

Tibet is closed for overseas travelers from 28th Feb until the end of March due to some political instability during the specific month. Tibet is one of the most booming tourist site in the world. Every single year there are more than countable tourists who trip Tibet in order to explore the unique culture and...
Music To Cheer-Tibet.

Music To Cheer-Tibet.

People use different kind of mode to express their joy and sorrow. Music is one the most portable and convenience mode to express feelings.Tibet is known a ocean kingdom of music. People of Tibet loves music and during every special occasions people play lout out music to express joy. People some time use music and...
Hinayana And Mahayana In Buddhism-Tibet.

Hinayana And Mahayana In Buddhism-Tibet.

Buddhism is the teaching of lord Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama)who lived about 25 centuries ago. Buddha literally means “awaken or enlightened”.The main teaching of Buddha is to awaken us from the darkness of ignorance. Buddhism is widely spread in the Asian nations initially and became the domain religion in the Asian countries. Buddhism is divided into...
Shalu Monastery-Tibet.

Shalu Monastery-Tibet.

Shalu monastery was established in 1040 and is about 22 Km of southern Shigatse. Popular known for its psychic training and learning institution of Tibetan Buddhism then.  Shalu monastery was built by a noble family of Tsangpa and housing around 3000-3500 monks and come under Sakya sect of Tibetan Buddhism. In 1329, it was destroyed in an...
Gonchen Or Derge Monastery In Kham-Tibet.

Gonchen Or Derge Monastery In Kham-Tibet.

Derge monastery in Kham is also known as Gonchen Gompa. One of the large Sayka monastery in Kham region of Tibet. Gonchen monastery was erected in 1385-1464 by Thang Tong Gyalpo, we popularly utter him as Chakzampa because he was the first iron chain maker in Tibet and he made 58 the iron bridge around...
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