Religion

Admirable Thangka works (IV)

Thangka is a scroll painting created in Tibetan script on bright satin and hung as an offering religious scroll. Thangka unique type of art culture, the subject matter which i ..

Symbols in Tibetan Buddhism (III)

Wheel of Life or Existence: Six parts consisting the upper, middle, lower, left, right, and script. It is an auspicious symbol that can vanquish demons eliminate unclean things. ..

Kunde Ling Monastery in Lhasa

The Kunde Ling Monastery, built in 1792, is one of the four former royal temples located Lhasa, capital southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. means "peaceful and happ ..

Tibet adopts statute to protect Potala Palace

regulation for protecting the 1,300-year-old Potala Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was adopted Thursday by legislature of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The statute has cl ..

Admirable Thangka works (II)

Thangka is a scroll painting created in Tibetan script on bright satin and hung as an offering religious scroll. Thangka unique type of art culture, the subject matter which i ..

Admirable Thangka works (I)

Thangka is a scroll painting created in Tibetan script on bright satin and hung as an offering religious scroll. Thangka unique type of art culture, the subject matter which i ..

Buddhism in period of Tubo Kingdom

Samye Monastery, built in the 8th century, is oldest Buddhist monastery southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. [Photo/China Online] Buddhism played an important role his ..

Auspicious symbol in Tibetan areas

The sutra streamer, known as "wind horse flag", is regarded an auspicious symbol to pray for happiness in the heart of Tibetan people. Photo shows colorful streamers swinging on ..

Symbols in Tibetan Buddhism (I)

Picture of the Sage: composed water, lotus flower, birds, scriptures, sword, and other components. It is created by Sakya Pandita, whose meaning to not forget merits sages. Yungt ..

Symbols in Tibetan Buddhism (II)

Mythical Buddhist predatory bird: Composed of a human, bird, cow, and other animals. Represents achieving wisdom Paramita. Dharma-wheel flanked by two deer: the Dharma wheel t ..

Tashidokhar Temple

Photo shows the Tashidokhar Temple located in Kyerpa Township, Nedong County of Lhoka Prefecture,southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. [Photo/China Online] P ..

A monk's story in Potala Palace

Lozang Chodrak is a monk working in the Potala Palace. Every morning, Lozang chants sutras first and then starts his daily work including doing some cleaning sorting Buddhism classics. Cu ..

Different auras of Tibetan temples

Tibet is a scintillating and unexampled land which regards its religion spirituality as top priority. The moment you enter Tibet, will be able to make out that Buddhism prevalent her ..

Pictures: Reting Monastery in SW China

Photo shows the main hall of Reting Monastery. The Monastery was built in 1057 A.D. by Dromtonpa Gyalwai Jungne, founder Kadampa Sect Tibetan Buddhism. As monastery ..

60 lamas awarded academic degrees in Beijing (I)

Photo taken on the afternoon of May 20, 2015 shows High-level Tibetan Buddhism College China is holding an awarding ceremony for 11th advanced and third intermediate degrees Tibet ..