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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Karma Gon Monastery-Tibet.

Karma Gon Monastery is derived from the Karma Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism in 12nd  century by Dusum Khyenpa and he is the 1st Gyalwa Karmapa and the head of the Kargyu sect. Karma Gon monastery is located on the eastern bank of the Dzachu River in Chamdo, eastern part of Tibet. When established the […]

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Shoton Festival In Tibet-Explore Tibet.

  In Tibetan language Shoton means “yogurt”. Before the end of the 16th century, it was purely religious. In light of the monastic discipline at that time, monks stayed in retreat for dozens of days, during which they were forbidden to go out to avoid killing insects. Afterwards, the lay people would donate yogurts to them. […]

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Tibetan New Year-Explore Tibet

  Every Year we all welcome a new year and different communities have different way of celebrating new year as per their tradition. Losar is known as New Year in Tibetan Language and this is one of the most important festival in Tibet. Its a moment when we gather with our own whole families and […]

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Winter Pilgrimage Tour In Tibet-Explore Tibet.

The winter pilgrimage. Every year from Nov the population Tibetans in Lhasa arose due to pilgrimages coming all the corners of Tibetan areas. The winter is another unique season to enjoy and experience the local side of Tibetans. As in Lhasa, there will be Tibetans various provinces with different costumes, language and outlooks. Again now there […]

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Lamaling-Explore Tibet.

Lamaling monastery initially located on the ridge of a low-lying hill (called Norbu Ri) once destroyed in a natural disaster (earthquake) and in 1930 the restoration were taken place which is the main seat for the late Dujom Rinpoche (1904-1987), head of Nyingmapa order. The octagonal shape of Sangdok Pelri restored on the tableland with […]

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King Gesar Of Tibet.

There are so many different myth and ancient histories in all the world, and uniquely describe difference of its culture and tradition. Also that also signifies the nation’s uniqueness. For example, Maha Barath of India, describes the unique history of India and its tradition. Like that there are so many different unique features with different […]

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The Rise Of Gelukpa Order.

During the period of Padmotrupa rule in Tibet there lived and taught a monk called Tsongkhapa,named after the region of eastern Tibet where he was born in 1357. Tsongkhapa was a brilliant and noble figure who studied widely with Lamas of the various Buddhist orders of his time. He produced a lucid and synthetic vision […]

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