Tibet Culture, History   Tibet Culture, History

Tibetan culture developed under the influence of a number of factors. Contact with neighboring countries and cultures- including Nepal, India, and China–have influenced the development of Tibetan culture, but the Himalayan region's remoteness and inaccessibility have preserved distinct local influences.
Tibetan Buddhist Paintings

Tibetan Buddhist Paintings

Tibet paintings have absorbed the essence of Chinese, Indian and Nepalese pictorial arts during its development while still kept its own traditional Tibetan artistic features. Moreover, greatly influenced by Buddhist paintings, Tibet painting is mainly...

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Believers

Believers

Pictures of Tibet, a program elaborately prepared by the Heavenly Tibet with a lot of beautiful pictures, provides you with a visual feast by presenting the charming Tibet with respect to its territory, culture and natural scenery.

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Nyancra Folk Customs Resort Tibet

Nyancra Folk Customs Resort Tibet

Nyancra Folk Customs Resort is situated inNyancraValleyin the northern suburb ofLhasaCity, six kilometers from the center of the city, is a pure folk scenic spot inLhasaCitythat has relatively high cultural content.

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Sorcerer’s Dance - Lucky Dance

Sorcerer’s Dance - Lucky Dance

Someone says it is a kind of Sorcerer’s Dance because it is a dance that can conquer demon. Someone says it is one of the oldest dances in the world because it has a history of 1, 300 years. In the Shannan Prefecture of Tibet Autonomous Region, there is a

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The Tibetan New Year

The Tibetan New Year

The Tibetan New Year, or Losar,is not only the grandest festival of Tibet Autonomous Region, but also the most important festival of Tibetan nationality. Worked out according to the Tibetan Calendar, the Tibetan New Year starts on the 1st day and ends on

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Ghost Exorcism Festival

Ghost Exorcism Festival

December 29 of Tibetan calendar is the Ghost Exorcism Festival. As expelling the evil spirits in Tibetan language is “Guoduo” or “Guduo”, the Ghost Exorcism Festival is called “Guoduo” Festival as well. The Tibetan people believe that a new year is coming

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Butter Flower Lantern Festival

Butter Flower Lantern Festival

January 15 of Tibetan calendar is the last day of Monlam, on which the living places of Tibetan would mostly lay out characters of flowers, birds, fish, insects and people carved with five-colored butter to celebrate Butter Flower Lantern Festival of Tibe

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Thangka - Tibet

Thangka - Tibet

Thangka, in Tibetan language, means Tibetan scroll painting. According to records, in the 7th and 8th centuries, there was Thangka painting in Tibet Autonomous Region, originated from the Indian custom of hanging pictures, giving directions and preach one

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Gold and Silver Ware (Tibet)

Gold and Silver Ware (Tibet)

Gold and silver ware is Tibet Autonomous Region’s traditional handiwork, with a history of more than 1,000 years. It has two major categories, decoration such as bracelets, rings, necklaces, headwear, plastron, sheath, and ornament on snuff bottle...

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Cordyceps Sinensis

Cordyceps Sinensis

Cordyceps sinensis, ginseng and cornu cervi pantotrichum are called “Three major supplements of traditional Chinese medicine”. Cordyceps sinensis is a very precious traditional Chinese medicine herb, mainly distributed in Tibet Autonomous Region, Qinghai,

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Tibetan Carpet

Tibetan Carpet

For its exquisite workmanship and elegant beauty, Tibetan carpet is called the world’s three major carpets together with Persian carpet and the Oriental art carpet.

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Tibetan Knife

Tibetan Knife

The Tibetan knife is essential for all Tibetan people, usually used for self-defense, hunting and food division. Besides, the Tibetan knife is used for decoration. Men’s Tibetan knives are rugged and sharp, while women’s Tibetan knives are more delicate.

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