Splendid Tanggula Mountains

  Colorful sutra streamers flutter above the Tanggula Mountains. Located in the northeastern part of Tibet and on the border of Qinghai Province, Tanggula Mountains, meaning “mountain in highland” in Tibetan language, has an average height of 6,000 meters.

January 27, 2014 BY Kunga

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Shy Mt. Namjagbarwa Shows Its Appearance

  Namjagbarwa, meaning a spear piercing into the sky, is a cloud-kissing peak. Surrounded by clouds and mists, snuggled by the river and valley and clustered round by forest, Namjagbarwa is appraised as the most beautiful mountain in China. Located at Nyingchi Prefecture in the southeastern part of China’s Tibet, Namjagbarwa is the fifteenth highest…

January 27, 2014 BY Kunga

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Senior Pilgrim Worships Buddha in Lhasa

  60-year-old Namgo came to worship Buddha in Lhasa from the Ngapa Tibetan-Qiang Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan Province. It has been her lifetime aspiration to pay homage to the holy Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Ramoche Temple in Lhasa, the capital city of the Tibet. Now her dream has come true. Even though Namgo doesn’t…

January 27, 2014 BY Kunga

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New Year Wishes of A Tibetan Monk

  On Jan. 24, the High-level Tibetan Buddhism College of China was holding interesting and fun activities to welcome and celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year. All the faculty and students took part in the games to wave goodbye to the past year and usher in the new. Kunden Soba has been a faculty member…

January 27, 2014 BY Kunga

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Migrant Birds Enjoying Themselves in Tibet

  Tibet’s winter boasts warmth from the scorching sunlight which attracts a lot of birds to come and spend their winter. These little creatures keep dancing and fluttering here and there, making Tibet’s winter air full of liveliness.

January 27, 2014 BY Kunga

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Intangible Cultural Heritages in Tibet to Get Legal Protection

  The intangible cultural heritages in Tibet will get legal protection soon, which will better promote the protection, preservation and inheritance of Tibetan culture. The draft of the law on the region’s intangible cultural heritages is being modified and improved, and will be officially issued in the first half of this year.

January 27, 2014 BY Kunga

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Burang – Dream Land of Buddhists

  Located in Ngari Prefecture of Tibet, Burang County situates in the valley of Mt. Namuabi and Mt. Nemonanyi–the “Peacock Mount Rive”, with an altitude of 4,755 metres. The county is surrounded by holy lakes and mountains, absorbing thousands of Buddhist believers from around the world. Going on a pilgrimage is a main part of…

January 26, 2014 BY Kunga

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100,000 Proved Recipes of Tibetan Medicine Collected in 2013

  Over 100,000 proved clinical recipes of Tibetan medicine have been collected by Tibetan Medicine Hospital of Tibet Autonomous Region in 2013, as well as 220 classical medical cases from famous and senior doctors. Since the beginning of 2013, Tibetan Medicine Hospital of Tibet began to collect clinical recipes of famous Tibetan doctors, and set…

January 26, 2014 BY Kunga

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Thangka Exhibition Held in Seoul

  A Thangka exhibition was held at the Chinese Cultural Center in Seoul, South Korea, Jan. 16, 2014. Themed as the Tibetan’s historical and Buddhist culture, the exhibition shows delicate Thangka artworks with high artistic value and unique painting style from the Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of northwest China’s Gansu Province.

January 24, 2014 BY Kunga

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Strong Cold Air to Hit Tibet

  The temperature will decline by 3-6 degrees Centigrade from the west to the east of Tibet Autonomous Region this week, issued by Meteorology Bureau of Tibet.   From Monday to Thursday, a 8-magnitude high wind will hit various areas including Nagchu Prefecture, Ngari Prefecture, south of Shigatse Prefecture and south of Lhoka Prefecture.  …

January 23, 2014 BY Kunga

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