Religion

Tibet Buddhist Theological Institute gets larger

Tibet Buddhist Theological Institute gets larger

With the completion of a construction project on Tuesday, the Tibet Buddhist Theological Institute is now able to accommodate over 1,000 students.

Monks sent to Tibet to debate scriptures

Monks sent to Tibet to debate scriptures

On the 30th anniversary of establishment High-level Tibetan Buddhism College China, a total 23 students from Sakya and Gelug Sect studying in 14th advanced academic class held by college went to Ganden ..

A glimpse of Tibetan Buddhism from Sakya Monastery

A glimpse of Tibetan Buddhism from Sakya Monastery

Located in Sakya county, Southwest of Shigatse city, Tibet autonomous region, the Sakya Monastery is the principal monastery of the Sakyapa Sect of Tibetan Buddhism.

Panchen Lama prays at Jokhang Temple in Lhasa

Panchen Lama prays at Jokhang Temple in Lhasa

On the morning of July 27, 11th Panchen Lama Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu prayed before statue Sakyamuni Buddha inside Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital city southwest China's Tibet, and blessed monks monastery by ..

Panchen Lama holds Buddhist services in Tibet

Panchen Lama holds Buddhist services in Tibet

The 11th Panchen Lama Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu performed a series of Buddhist services in Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, over the past few days.

9 Tibetan monks take Geshe Lharamba summer pre-exam

9 Tibetan monks take Geshe Lharamba summer pre-exam

The summer pre-examination test for the 2018 annual Tibetan Buddhism Geshe Lharamba title exam took place on July 11 at Drepung Monastery in Lhasa, capital city of southwest China's Tibet.  ..

Hundreds of Tibetan Buddhist monasteries renovated in Qinghai

Hundreds of Tibetan Buddhist monasteries renovated in Qinghai

According to news from Department of Ethnic and Religious Affairs in northwest China's Qinghai Province, the province will allocate 20 million yuan (3 US dollars) for renovation Tibetan Buddhist monasteries ..

Life inside the world's highest monastery

Life inside the world's highest monastery

As the first ray of sunshine reaches tip a stupa outside Rongpo Monastery, Ngawang Paljor braces against wind and begins his walk along winding path, chanting mantras as he goes. ..

Electronic devices facilitate monks

Electronic devices facilitate monks

On May 17, monks having passed the advanced and intermediate Tibetan Buddhism title examinations at High-level College of China conducted their thesis defense Western Yellow Temple in Beijing. ..

Buddha Bathing Festival held to celebrate Buddha's birthday

Buddha Bathing Festival held to celebrate Buddha's birthday

May 3, also the 18th day of fourth lunar month in Chinese calendar, has been designated as birthday Shakyamuni Buddha Buddhism. On this day, Buddhists from all over China celebrate “Buddha Bathing ..

Buddhism Forum to be held in Toronto

Buddhism Forum to be held in Toronto

A Buddhism Forum jointly organized by Buddhist associations of China, Canada and United States is to be held in Toronto in mid-June this summer.

A visit to Tibet Buddhism Academy

A visit to Tibet Buddhism Academy

The Tibet Buddhism Academy in Nyethang Township of Qushui County Lhasa, Tibet, is a higher-learning institution for Tibetan Buddhism. academy has senior monks and students from all five branches ..

Tibetan Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism, also known as Lamaism, is a form of Mahayana Buddhism that developed in Tibet and spread to neighboring countries of the Himalayas. Tibetan Bu

Devotees perform religious ceremony in Lhasa

Devotees perform religious ceremony in Lhasa

Devotees hang prayer flags to a pole near the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Feb. 8, 2017. As Tibetan New Year draws near, tied on five poles surrounding have been re ..

Over 200 monks attend dharma assembly in Tibet

Over 200 monks attend dharma assembly in Tibet

Monks debate on the sutras of Tibetan Buddhism during a dharma assembly at Jiangsi lamasery in Qushui County Lhasa, capital southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Jan. 2, 2017. More than 200 monks from and ..

Tibet protects the religious order according to law

Tibet protects the religious order according to law

Wu Yingjie, a leader from the region, pointed out that TAR government is conscientiously implementing laws and regulations in relation to management of religious affairs; strengthening establishment field ..