Religion

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 ..

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 ..