Religion

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 ..

Buddhist college, platform for all Tibetan Buddhist sects

Buddhist college, platform for all Tibetan Buddhist sects

“The Buddhist college students are from Tibet Autonomous Region and the Tibetan-inhabited areas of four provinces, namely Sichuan, Yunnan, Gansu Qinghai. They attached to different sects Tibetan Buddhism ..

The Ganden Monastery

The Ganden Monastery

The Ganden Monastery is located on the Wangpori Mountain sitting at an altitude of 3800 meters within Dagzê County Lhasa. looks like a resting elephant carrying its back huge architectural complex. ..

Qinghai Tibetan Buddhism College recruits 120 monks

Qinghai Tibetan Buddhism College recruits 120 monks

The opening ceremony of 2016 Tibetan Buddhism elementary and intermediate academic class took place at Qinghai College recently. It is reported that 404 monks registered from Qinghai's five Buddhist sects, ..

Religious activity held in Tsurphu Monastery

Religious activity held in Tsurphu Monastery

Tens of thousands Tibetan Buddhist monks and believers attend an annual religious activity featuring the erection a prayer banner pole at Tsurphu Monastery in southwest China’s Tibet Auto ..

Tsurpu Monastery holds Buddhist activities

"Tsurpu Monastery has almost 900 years of history. All the Karma Kagyu Buddhist ceremonial activities have been preserved very well." Said DradulDradul, an eminent monk. It was April 9th in T ..

Tibetan Buddhists prime for debate test

Tibetan Buddhists prime for debate test

Candidates for advanced degrees at the High-level Tibetan Buddhism College of China in Beijing debate Buddhist scripture on Friday with heated arguments. The candidates will be challenged five ma ..

Eleven monks pass highest Tibetan Buddhism exam

Eleven monks pass highest Tibetan Buddhism exam

Monks participate in fierce dharma debates the Jokhang Temple on Sunday. [Photo by Palden Nyima/China Daily] Eleven monks passed annual debating exam and were accredited as Geshe Lharampas & ..

Butter Lamp Day

Apart from natural landscapes, the main tourist attraction in Tibet is its religion and culture. There are a lot of interesting Tibetan festivals waiting for you such as lunar New Year, Tashi ..