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Highlights of a Tibet Winter Tours 2022

Highlights of a Tibet Winter Tours 2022

If you are planning a budget tour to Tibet, then you need to know how to save money on your Tibet tour, to make the best out of it. Tibet Winter tours are the best choice for people wanting to tour Tibet on a budget, and it can make the tour even more affordable than...
Buddhist Stupas-Tibet

Buddhist Stupas-Tibet

Tibetan buddhist stupa are symbolise of Buddha’s body, speech and mind. When the historical Buddha was cremated, his body was placed in a traditional Indian funeral cask to be cremated. This cask is called a Stupa ( in Tibetan we called it Choten). It has subsequently become for Buddhist what the cross is for Christian....
Tibetan Architecture - Wondrous Tibetan Tradition

Tibetan Architecture – Wondrous Tibetan Tradition

As your Tibet tour is going on, one of the most interesting thing you might notice anywhere in Tibet is the architecture, the earliest recorded religious architecture – the Jokhang temple in Lhasa (7th century) owes a lot of its influences from Newari (Nepal) and Pala (Indian) styles. Still, Tibet has gradually grown its own...
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...
Tsampa—the Tibetan staple of food

Tsampa—the Tibetan staple of food

Tsampa has been the staple food for Tibetans for hundreds of years. It is roasted flours, most commonly barley flour, but can also be wheat or maize flours. Along with salty Tibetan butter tea, it constitutes the signature traditional Tibetan diet. In terms of preparation, it has a variety of ways to suit different situations...
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...
Gyantse: Ancient Commercial Street For Tibetan

Gyantse: Ancient Commercial Street For Tibetan

GYANTSE  Between the 14th and 15th centuries, Gyantse emerged as the center of a fiefdom with powerful connections to the Sakyapa order. By 1440 Gyantse’s most impressive architectural achievements- The Kumbum and the Dzong had been completed. Pelkor Chode Monastery also dates from this period. Gyantse’s historical importance declined from the end of the 15th...
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...
The Message of Tibetan Prayer Flags

The Message of Tibetan Prayer Flags

One of the most colorful objects that attract travelers’ eyes in Tibet is Lungta, the traditional Tibetan prayer flags. It is a sight so spectacular and mesmerizing. And above all, it heals and gives you the true feel of being on the roof of the world. Prayer flags are strings of colorful rectangular flags carrying printed...
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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