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7 Things You Must See and Do During the Tibetan New Year

7 Things You Must See and Do During the Tibetan New Year

  Right now, if you walk through the streets of Lhasa, you will see Tibetans everywhere carrying wooden buckets full of different grains and yak butter. On this third day of the Tibetan New Year or “Losar,” these buckets or “qemar” are given to friends and family to symbolize a good harvest. During this time...
Nagchu – The Land of Nomad

Nagchu – The Land of Nomad

If your last trip to Tibet didn’t make it feel like it, you are missing the true components of Tibet-ness in your Tibet tour itinerary, what you need is more of authentic Tibetan experience which has become rare by a lot in the recent few years of full head-first stride of modernization. Among the few...
Saga Dawa (Vesak) - Festivals in Tibet

Saga Dawa (Vesak) – Festivals in Tibet

  Saga Dawa is the fourth lunar month and one of the four holy festivals in Tibet and all the Buddhist communities around the world. The actual festival is on the 15th day of the month, that’s when Gautama Buddha took Birth, Enlightened (attained Nirvana at the age of 35) and Died (or attained Parinirvana...
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...
Kriti Gonpa-Amdo-Tibet.

Kriti Gonpa-Amdo-Tibet.

The first Kirti Monastery founded by Kirti Rinpoche was in Gyelrang. These days the two main Kirti Monasteries are in Taktsang Lhamo and Ngawa region of Amdo. There are around 700 monks at Takstang Lhamo monastery and is located in the Zorge district, Sichuan Province.Rongpa Chenakpa, a renowned disciple of Tsongkhapa established kriti monastery in 1472 as...
Densa Chenmo Sum-Explore Tibet.

Densa Chenmo Sum-Explore Tibet.

Tibet is a land of religion and you will encounter countless numbers of big and small monasteries every where in Tibet with very ancient historical background. one of the most popular monasteries are called Densa Chenmo Sum which included Drepung,Sera and Ganden and known as Gelukpa monasteries. In the early times there were around 10,000...
Lets Establish A Harmony World By Respecting What Other Beliefs-Explore Tibet.

Lets Establish A Harmony World By Respecting What Other Beliefs-Explore Tibet.

Tibet is known as land of Shambala and mysterious, simply because of its rich and breathing culture, mystical monasteries and spiritual environment that inherited from centuries and centuries. Lhasa, as the capital city of Tibet, has many famous sights like: Potala palace, Bakhor street, Johkang Temple, Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery. The following Lhasa tours...
Drigung Til Monastery-Tibet.

Drigung Til Monastery-Tibet.

  Dr Although a hermitage was first built on this site by the Kagyu yogi Minyak Gomrim in 1167,in 1179 it became the base of the Drigung suborder of the Kagyu  tradition. The monastery was founded by a monk from Kham (1143-1217),a disciple of the great Kagyu lama Pamotrupa,subsequently known as Jigten Samgon,lord protector of...
Tibetan Women-Divine And Generous Heart.

Tibetan Women-Divine And Generous Heart.

Women hold an important position in every society and so does in Tibet. Tibetan women are very reserved,shy,timid and modest.Many western women are much more civilized ,open and would fight for what she wants and deserves in her life. But Tibetan women are little different from them.They literally sacrifice their entire life for her husband...
Tsongkhapa-Je Rinpoche.

Tsongkhapa-Je Rinpoche.

Tsongkhapa means “the Man from Onion Valley”, he was born in a nomad family in 1357 in Amdo with a Mongolian father and a Tibetan mother. Je Rinpoche was the founder of the Gelug order in the fourteenth century in Tibet with the founding of the Ganden monastery in 1409 and it became his main seat...
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