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Prostrating Pilgrims: Gaining Merit Towards Enlightenment

Prostrating Pilgrims: Gaining Merit Towards Enlightenment

In Tibetan Buddhism, there are two popular ways of accumulating religious merit: prostrations and pilgrimages. A full prostration requires a pilgrim to put both knees, elbows, and forehead on the ground to show veneration of the Lord Buddha, his teachings, and the community. At the same time, pilgrimages require Tibetans to travel to holy sites...
What To Know Before Visiting The Potala Palace in Tibet

What To Know Before Visiting The Potala Palace in Tibet

What to know before visiting the Potala Palace Before visiting the Potala Palace, it is good to know little about it,  once the seat of the Tibetan government and the winter palace of the Dalai Lama is one of Lhasa’s cardinal landmarks, and the sight of its towering walls reminds one of an ancient fortress....
The Saka Dawa Activities in Tibet.

The Saka Dawa Activities in Tibet.

The birthday of Lord Buddha (Saka Dawa) was and is always a special religious festival in Tibet and all Buddhists’ societies. The holiness of Saka Dawa is one of the biggest, where all the Tibetans try to do the best and positive things. The Buddha was given birth, doing all the 12 wheels of Buddhism...
Things that need for Tibet travel 2021

Things that need for Tibet travel 2021

Due to the Covid crisis worldwide and no exception in Tibet. Some things need for Tibet travel in 2021. Even though Tibet is the least affected area in China, those who want to travel to Tibet need some requirements, and without that, you won’t be able to enter Tibet. Permit requirement As usual, independent travelers...
BREAKING NEWS: Tibet is reopened for foreigners!

BREAKING NEWS: Tibet is reopened for foreigners!

Great news for all the foreigners who live in China. Finally, Tibet is reopened. We had so many travelers asking about Tibet trips since last year. Now it’s time to book your flights and join our Tibet group tours with different options. Here are the three conditions that you need to require. Residence proof: You...
How to travel to Tibet from Xining

How to travel to Tibet from Xining

Xining city is the capital city of Qinghai province. It has a history of over 2000years. Xining is the gateway to travel between Tibet and the Gansu Province. Once, it was the commercial hub on the Hexi Corridor caravan route to Tibet. The timbers, wools, and salt were the main commercial products the trade in...
Top Five Monasteries in Tibet

Top Five Monasteries in Tibet

Tibetan culture is fully embedded with Buddhism, which is the heart and soul of Tibetan people. There are thousands of temples, stupas, and monasteries in Tibet. Every village, town, and city in Tibet has monasteries, temples, or stupas one way around. This symbolizes how religious Tibetan people are, and their core moral values are hugely dependent...
Samye Monastery – Tibet Attractions

Samye Monastery – Tibet Attractions

Most of the Tibet attractions are obviously related to Tibetan Buddhism. Even the wildest of natural scenic spots have religious explanations. Tibetan people basically live a life built upon sheer yet the strongest bond of faith and compassion. And Samye monastery tells the history of Tibetan Buddhism like a great-great-grandma. Built-in, the 8th century by Trisong...
The historical Barkhor Street

The historical Barkhor Street

The Barkhor Street is the area surrounding the Jokhang Temple in the heart of Lhasa, Tibet. It is considered one of the oldest streets in the city, dating back to the time as early as when Jokhang Temple was built. With its ancient history and importance to Tibetans’ spiritual life, it is one of the...
When is the best time to visit Tibet?

When is the best time to visit Tibet?

Set on a high-altitude plateau and among tall mountains, Tibet is one of the new wonders of the modern tourist world. And once the harshness of winter is over, it is a great place to visit around Tibet. Whether you want to trek the mountains’ slopes or visit the base-camp used by the Everest mountaineering...
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