Religion

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 ..

Origin of the name of Tibet's 1st monastery

Samye Monastery [Photo/Agencies] Monastery, built in the eighth century, is oldest Buddhist monastery southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, sitting at mountain area of Cha ..

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 import ..

Potala Palace paintings preserved

Potala Palace paintings preserved

  Potala Palace paintings preserved The Potala Palace, in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa, has a history over 1,300 years. And images its murals include religious stories, historical figure ..