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Drigung Monastery

  Drigung Til monastery is the principal monastery of Drigung Kagyu school in the Buddhism in Tibet.  The monastery is famous for the best sky burial ( Tu Troe ) in Tibet.  The Kagyu school is divided into four major Dakpo Kagyu schools and eight sub-Pagdru schools.  Four Major Dakpo Kagyu schoolsKarma Kagyu Barom Kagyu Tsalpa Kagy

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Nov 17, 2018  0

Ganden monastery

  Ganden is named after the Tushita heaven where the future Buddha Maitreya, presently a bodhisattva is residing. Ganden monastery is one of the three largest Gelugpa school monasteries near Lhasa. The two other are Sera monastery and Drepung monastery. History of Ganden monastery  Ga means Joy and Den means to Remain, it's a joyful remai

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Nov 16, 2018  0

Ralung monastery

  The Ralung monastery can be traced back to one of the great Tibetan Yogi Jetsun Tsangpa Gyare Yeshe Dorje. Je Tsangpa Gyare was born in the Ngang To area in the Shigatse prefecture during the year 1161. Je Tsangpa Gyare was one of the fortunate masters who has a chance to met the great Yogi Je Lingrepa Pema Dorje.  History of the Ralun

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Nov 15, 2018  0

Norbulingka Palace

  Norbu meaning Jewel and Lingka meaning Garden. The Jewel Garden is also known as the Summer Palace of Dalai Lama and picnic area of local Tibetans.  The Palace was built by the 7th Dalai Lama in the mid 18th century.  The article Photo: Tsokyil Palace 7th Dalai Lama The 7th Dalai Lama was born in Litang town at the eastern Tibet Kham

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Oct 02, 2018  0

Sera Monastery

  Sera meaning surrounded by Rosebush. Se means Rosebush and Ra means surrounded by. Sera monastery and Drepung monastery are the two biggest Geluk monasteries in Lhasa.  Sera monastery was built in the year 1419 by the great scholar Jamchen Choeje Shakya Yeshi with a request from his great master Je Tsongkhapa.  The monastery is locate

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Sep 12, 2018  0

Jokhang Temple

  Jokhang Temple is the favorite temples in Tibet for many Travelers. Previous Travelers shared that they can feel a tremendous energy inside the Jokhang Temple. Jo is a shorter version of Jowo. Jowo meaning lord or master in Tibetan. The name Jowo is normally used for precious Buddha's and Bodhisattvas. Khang means temple, chapel or a bui

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Sep 02, 2018  0

Potala Palace

  One of the wonders of Tibet is the Potala Palace. located in the heart of Lhasa city at the elevation of 3,700 meters.  Potala Palace beauties not only Tibet but also our world.  The name Potala came from the Sanskrit. The ancient language in India.  Meaning the land of compassion Buddha Avalokiteshvara. Also known as Boddhisatva Ch

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Sep 01, 2018  1

Tidrum Nunnery

  Tidrum nunnery has one of the best hot springs in Tibet. The nunnery is a small Nyingma Kagyu school nunnery. Location of the nunnery is 140km from Lhasa towards the east to Drigung valley. The nunnery is 14km from the Drigung till Kagyu monastery.  Hike options at Tidrum nunnery They are two ways to start this beautiful day hike. Take

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Oct 23, 2017  0

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