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Tsedang རྩེ་ཐང།

2019-01-18T10:45:36+00:00Categories: Shanan, Sights|

TseDang is known as the ancient capital of Tibet. It is a home of Tibetan civilization. It has been the capital of till the rule of Songtsen Gampo, how later moved his capital to Lhasa after the building Pabongkha in Lhasa. Tsedang is situated in the Yarlung Tsangpo valley, Its situated at the 183 km, southwest [...]

Mount Kailash གངས་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་།

2019-01-18T10:45:38+00:00Categories: Ali, Sights|

Mount Kailash is a peak in the Gangdise mountains, a part of western Himalaya in Tibet. It lies near the source of some of the longest rivers in Asia: The Brahmaputra river which flows in Northeastern India and then to Bangladesh, the Indus river, the Karnali river (a tributary of the Ganges river and the Sutlej [...]

Yamdrok Lake ཡར་འབྲོག་གཡུ་མཚོ་།

2019-01-18T10:45:39+00:00Categories: Shanan, Sights|

Yamdrok Lake is one of the four holy lakes in Tibet, besides Lhamo Lha Tso, Namtso, Manasarovar. These Lakes are as the Great Wrathful Lakes” guarded by the goddess Dorje Gegkyi Tso. Yamdrok consider very holy, and every human being in southern and central Tibet would make the pilgrimage here once in their lifetime. According to our [...]

Gyantse རྒྱལ་རྩེ་།

2019-01-18T10:45:39+00:00Categories: Shigatse, Sights|

Gyantse is located at 3977 meters above sea level and 254 km south-west of Lhasa. The town is located between Karola glacier and Shigatse town. It is considered the third largest town in Tibet after Shigatse and Lhasa. The town is strategically located at the focal point of the ancient trade route between Tibet, Nepal, and [...]

Tashi Lhunpo Monastery བཀྲ་ཤིས་ལྷུན་པོ་།

2019-01-18T10:45:41+00:00Categories: Shigatse, Sights|

Tashi Lhunpo monastery is one of the four main monasteries of Gelugpa Monastery in central Tibet, other include Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, and Gaden Monastery. The first Dalia Lama Gendun Dup founded the monastery in the year 1447. The full name of the Monastery is Tashi Lhunpo Palkyi Dechen Choklay Nampa Gyalwei Ling. The main sponsor [...]

Pabonka hermitage ཕ་བོང་ཁ།

2019-01-18T10:45:41+00:00Categories: Lhasa, Sights|

Pabonka Hermitage is located about eight kilometers north of old Lhasa city. The original main structure of the Pabonka fort was built on a huge stone which looks like a turtle. The design of the structure was curvy wall southern wall and square northern wall. The door is facing towards the north, and it has the gradual [...]

Chokpori ལྕགས་པོ་རི།།

2019-01-18T10:45:42+00:00Categories: Lhasa, Sights|

Chokpori is the hill on the right-hand side of Potala Palace and straight in front of the Jokhang Temple. The name Chokpori means the Iron hill. Chokpori hill is the soul hill of Vajrapa? The mountain looks like a tiger jumping up to the sky, and it is said to contain minerals such as iron and [...]

Nyethang Dolma Lhakhang སྙེ་ཐང་སྒྲོལ་མ་ལྷ་ཁང་།

2019-01-18T10:45:42+00:00Categories: Lhasa, Sights|

Nyethang Dolma Lhakhang temple is located in Nyethang county, eight kilometers south-west of Lhasa, on the old route to Lhasa airport. this is the must stop for the believer of the Tibetan school of Buddhism who is the direct lineage of Atisha or Kadampa sect. Which if you are the believer of Kagyupa, Gelugpa, and Sakyapa. [...]

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