2012年4月6日星期五

Tibet, Mysterious Buddhist Kingdom

China is home to a diversity religious beliefs, with the world's three major religions - Buddhism, Catholicism and Islamism. Tibet, once a isolated plateau region in Central Asia, produced the indigenous Bon religion and later has established Tibetan Buddhism, which was originally spread from India in the 7th century during the reign of King Songtsen Gampo. Singce Then Buddhism gradually infiltrate Tibet's history, politics, economics, culture, exchanges and habits and customs to become the most extensively worshipped religion of Tibetans.

Nowadays, Tibetan Buddhism is highly promoted and practised in Tibet. Buddhist monasteries and temples have been seen everywhere in Tibet, and the broad masses of religious have set up shrines, Buddha halls and sutra recitation rooms in their homes. Especially every year in winner, lots of sincere pilgrims head to Jokhang Monastery of Lhasa to do praying along Friendship Highway.
Going on Buddhist Tour to Tibet for the first time, The next several Buddhist destinations here picks up will bring your Tibet tours immense satisfaction and happiness.

Potala Palace
This ancient architectural complex is considered a model of Tibetan architecture. The Potala Palace is located in Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet, with an altitude of 3650 m above sea level. The Potala Palace was the chief residence of all Dalai Lamas till the Chines invasion forced them to seek refuge in India. Today, the palace is an immensely revered pilgrimage site, the State Museum of China and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Jokhang Temple
Jokhang Temple, an example of the earliest architecture in Tibet. Which is the spiritual center of Tibet and the holiest destination for all Tibetan Buddhist pilgrims.

Sera Monastery:
The Sera Monastery is the representative monastery of the Gelugpa of the Tibetan Buddhism. Which is a Buddhist think-tank and lively debates on Buddhist doctrines are held here.

Tashilhunpo Monastery
Tashihunpo Monastery is one of the Six Big Monasteries of Gelugpa (or Yellow Hat Sect) in Tibet. treasuring an abundance of priceless Buddhist statues, stupas, thangkas and sutras, etc. It also features various mural paintings as great masterpieces of Buddhist arts.


Notice: Since few place offers foreign exchange services, and few ATMs in remote areas of Tibet, ou are strongly recommended to take sufficient amount of money and had better to join a Tibet tour agency before starting your trip.

Know more: Places You Must Go in Tibet



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