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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...
Top Buddhist sites in Lhasa

Top Buddhist sites in Lhasa

All the Tibet tours start from Lhasa in Tibet. Tibet has a long history and many attractions. Each itinerary has listed many attractions for you to visit. However, here are the top Buddhist sites in Lhasa that must-visit while in Tibet, mostly Buddhist sites and located in and around Lhasa. If you could spend two...
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...
2021 Everest Base Camp Tour in Tibet

2021 Everest Base Camp Tour in Tibet

Some rumors are separating on social media that Mount Everest Base camp in Tibet closed for tourists due to the COVID wave in Nepal, but it’s all false information. The tourists can visit Everest Base Camp in Tibet. The government took the initiation of an Eco-friendly tour in which no private vehicles are allowed to...
Tibet Tea Horse Road

Tibet Tea Horse Road

Tibet Tea horse road is the oldest trade route in Tibet, stretching from China to India via Tibet. It was not only the trading route but also represented the cultural bridge. A brief history of Tea horse road According to history, tea was introduced in the Tibetan area during the Chinese Tang dynasty. During the...
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...
Gyantse Damag (Horse Racing Festival)

Gyantse Damag (Horse Racing Festival)

Gyantse County Gyantse as a county is small but a vivacious small town with lots of activities and sites to see around for pilgrims. The only probable site you’ll see is the Gyantse Kumbum Chorten (Stupa) and the monastery next to it. But if you happen to take your Tibet tour around mid-July this summer,...
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...
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