Tibetan Food

The cuisine in Tibet 1.The cuisine in Lhasa. Lhasa is very rich of the food providing, as a tourist, besides your personal favourable caddy, biscuit, etc, you don’t need to bring too much heavey extra food with you. One day if you are in Lhasa, you will be amased to find out its rich variety […]

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Tibet Information

Locked away in its Himalayan fortress, Tibet has long exercised a unique hold on the imagination of the West: ‘Shangri-La’, ‘the Land of Snows’, ‘the Rooftop of the World’, Tibet is mysterious in a way that few other places are. Most of Tibet is an immense plateau which lies at altitudes from 4000 to 5000m, […]

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Tibetan Culture

The Tibetan Flag Introduction “The Tibetan national flag is intimately connected with the authentic history and royal lineages of Tibet which are thousands of years old. Furthermore, in the Tibetan Royal year 820 or in the seventh century of the Christian era, at the time of the Tibetan religious King Song-tzan Gampo the Great extensive […]

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Tibetan Human Rights 2007

TIBET The United States recognizes the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) and Tibetan autonomous prefectures and counties in other provinces to be a part of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The Tibetan population within the TAR was approximately 2.8 million, while in autonomous prefectures and counties outside the TAR the Tibetan population was an estimated […]

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Tibetan Language

Happy Tibetan New Year The Year 2131 – Year of the Wood-Monkey February 21, 2004 So you want to learn Tibetan… Let’s start with the alphabet. If you would just like a translation, please follow the instructions at the bottom of this page. The Alphabet Consonants The Tibetan alphabet is derived from the ancient Brahmi […]

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Kings of Tibet and the Dalai Lamas

Many Thanks to: www.friesian.com Tibet enters history with the introduction of Buddhism and the organization of a kingdom in competition with T’ang China. Eventually, the Tibetans ended the Chinese presence in Central Asia and even briefly occupied the T’ang capital, Ch’ang-An. The Tibetan language is related to Chinese, but culturally Tibet is a sub-Indian rather […]

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Muslims of Tibet

Muslims of Tibet By Masood Butt Tibetan Bulletin January – February 1994 Tibet had pockets of Muslims entrenched within its borders although there is no documentary evidence on how Muslims first came to settle there. In fact, information on Tibetan Muslims in general itself is scarce. But the existence of Tibet appears to be known […]

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OM MANI PADME HUM

By His Holiness the Dalai Lama It is very good to recite the mantra Om mani padme hum, but while you are doing it, you should be thinking on its meaning, for the meaning of the six syllables is great and vast. The first, Om is composed of three letters, A, U, and M. These […]

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Tibetan Medicine

Introduction to Tibetan Medicine Medicinal Buddha Prayer Homage to Buddha Vaiduryaprabha. Transcendent One compassionately acting on behalf of living beings, The mere hearing of whose name offers sanctuary from the sufferings of inferior existences, Spiritual Master of medicine, dispelling diseases caused by the three poisons Attachment, Aversion and Delusion. Introduction to Tibetan Medicine Tibetan medicine […]

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