When it comes to the religion of the Tibetan people. Many travelers have the pre-established notion of all the Tibetans Being a Buddhism. Yet the fact is like all the region on the surface of the earth, We also have varieties of religions in Tibet, co-existing peacefully with each other.
Buddhism has been the main religion of Tibet since the 8th century AD. Before Buddhism was arrive in Tibet. Indigenous animistic and Shamanic religion called Bön was the main religion for Tibetan. Now, this religion is practice by sizable minorities in Tibet. This religion has a strong influence in the formation of Buddhism in Tibet later.
According to the estimates, 91% of the Tibetan are buddhist and rest are of Bön, Muslim, and Christian. People following the Bön religions are the sizable amount in Tibet with 400,000. There are four mosques in Tibet with 5,000 Tibetan muslim. The is a Catholic Church in Yanjing in eastern Tibet with 700 Parishioners.
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