Central Tibet Highlights – Part II

Yumbu Lhakang

As we were talking about central Tibet in the earlier post, we talked mainly about Lhasa, the holy place of god. In this post, there will be more of central Tibet, as much as Lhasa is the heart of Tibet, there are also other important towns that made strong contributions in creating the Tibetan history […]

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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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Hepo Ri-Tibet.

Hepo Ri is the hill some 400 m east of Samye,where Guru Rinpoche vanquished the demons if Tibet, King Trisong Detsen later established a palace here. Pilgrims honor it as one of the four sacred hills in Tibet.Even for the non-religious,it is worth coming up here for the views of Samye. Paths wind up the […]

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Great Opportunities for Photographers With Certain Points To be Kept In Mind-Explore Tibet.

Tibet bears a very beautiful and marvelous nature/scenery that provide wonderful opportunities for those who loves to take photos and for the photographer specialist around the world.Some people just visit Tibet to take photos of her beautiful assets and it is still necessary to be equipped with not only the equipment but also the right […]

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What Is The Meaning Of Lama In Tibetan Buddhism-Explore Tibet.

Monks in Tibet

“Lama” is the Tibetan term used to translate the Sanskrit” Guru”,which simply means “Spiritual Teacher”. Thus a Lama is someone who is qualified to guide others along the path to enlightenment. A Lama need not to be a monk, and most monks are not Lamas. Some of the greatest Lamas in the Tibetan Tradition, Padmasambhava […]

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Saga Dawa Festival in Tibet.

The full moon ( 15th day) of the fourth lunar month marks the date of Sakya-muni’s conception,  enlightenment and entry into nirrvana.Since the Saga Dawa festival falls on the holiest month of the Tibetan calendar, it is believed that good deeds and prayers are multiplied thousand fold during this event. So we can see everyone […]

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