Sera Monastery – Tibetan Buddhism

Sera Monastery is one of the most visited monasteries in Tibet, located 5 km north to the central Lhasa. The monastery was founded by Jamchen Choeje, a close disciple of the great Tsongkhapa, in 1419. It has the capacity to house more than 5000 monks, but don’t expect to see that much in count there. […]

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Central Tibet Highlights – Part I

Potala Palace

Although there are wonderful places to travel all around Tibet, but if you are planning only one Tibet tour, the ideal place to visit will be the central Tibet, it not only holds the important and historic places, but also some of the most beautiful mountain lakes and highest peaks you will ever come to […]

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Provinces Of Tibet-Tibet.

Tibet is broadly divided into three provinces and popularly known as Kham, Amdo and Utsang.  Kham is a historical region of Tibet covering a land area largely divided between Tibetan Autonomous region of Tibet and Sichuan province. Some Chinese linguists and anthropologists refer to Kham as the ‘Ethnic Corridor of Southwest China’, as its vast and sparsely […]

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Mahayana And Hinayana 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 […]

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Katok Monastery In Kham-Tibet.

Katok monastery is located in Derge, Kham province of Tibet in Sichuan. This monastery is one of the prominent monastery and was erected in 1159 by Katok Dampa Deshek and the Gompa was rebuilt in 1656. The Katok monastery is one of the most essential institution of Nyingmapa sect in Tibetan Buddhism and housed around […]

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Ani Tsangkung Nunnery-Tibet.

Ani Tsangkung nunnery is located along the Lingkor pilgrim circuit in Lhasa. It is a place where now female Buddhist followers can still practice the importance of Buddhism. Ani Tsangkung is a Gelug school and one of the prominent nunnery in Lhasa. The site was used by the great King Songtsen Gampo for meditation during […]

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