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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Lhasa-Nyingchi Railway Starts Construction in 2014

A new railway connecting Lhasa and its southeast neighbor Nyingchi Prefecture is about to be built in 2014. Project of the Lhasa-Nyingchi Railway is now at the feasibility study stage with two designs going southward and northward under discussion. The Lhasa-Nyingchi Railway marks the second extension of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, following the Lhasa-Shigatze Railway terminating…

January 23, 2014 BY Kunga

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Landscape in Medog

  Located in the lower reaches of the Yarlung Zangbo river, Medog boasts of well-preserved environment and biodiversity. Medog is dubbed the “secret lotus.” It is quite different from other regions in Tibet in terms of both scenery and weather. Surrounded by mountains, it is humid and rich in resources.

January 23, 2014 BY Kunga

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Buddhist Devotees in Lhasa

  Winter is the season for Buddhist activities in Lhasa. Buddhist devotees, a lot of whom from regions other than Lhasa, come afar to worship the Buddha. The upcoming traditional Chinese Lunar New Year and the Tibetan New Year, also known as Losar, will add to the Buddhist atmosphere.

January 22, 2014 BY Kunga

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Lhasa Holds Stable Transport During Holidays

  Lhasa takes measures to maintain a stable price on vehicle transportation for passengers during Spring Festival rush. Since Jan 16, 2014, the 40-day busy Spring Festival transportation has kicked off following the upcoming of the traditional Chinese Lunar New Year and the Tibetan Lunar New Year.

January 21, 2014 BY Kunga

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Book Donation Ceremony Held in Lhasa

  A ceremony in which ancient religious books are donated to monasteries was held in Lhasa on Friday. According to the regional publishing association, 300 boxes of 1,500 Tibetan ancient books were donated to 300 monasteries in the region. “For the sake of building monks’ and nuns’ knowledge, we’re working to expand the libraries in…

January 21, 2014 BY Kunga

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