The peaceful buddhist country of Tibet was invaded by Communists China in 1949. The people in these regions all consider themselves Tibetan, although each has a strong identity and different dialects of Tibetan are used.Tibet is located to the south-west of China, also bordering India, Nepal, Burma and Bhutan. The historical territory of Tibet would make it the world’s 10th largest nation by geographical area. Tibet’s three original provinces are U-Tsang, Kham and Amdo.
Tibetan Buddhism has exerted a particularly strong influence on Tibetan culture since its introduction in the seventh century. Buddhist missionaries who came mainly from India, Nepal and China introduced arts and customs from India and China. Tibet is sometimes called the “Sea of Dances and Songs”. Tibetan people believe Lake Yamdrok carries deep spiritual meaning.
Tibet is sometimes called the “Sea of Dances and Songs”. Tibetan people believe Lake Yamdrok carries deep spiritual meaning.
Region naming it as mid-western development region taking two zones from Far Western Development region Seti and Mahakali.
- Eastern Development Region,
- Central Development Region,
- Western Development Region,
- Far-Western Development region.
Shigatse New Year (Tsang Losar) Festival | Tibetan New Year | Great Prayer Festival | Samye Cham Dance Festival | Butter Lantern Festival | Tsurphu Cham Dance Festival | Saga Dawa Festival (The holiest one) | Drigung Til Cham Dance Festival | Tashilhunpo Thangka Festival | Universal Prayer Day | Yangpachen Monastrey Cham Dance Festival | Chokor Duchen Festival | Gyangtse Horse Racing Festival | Ganden Thangka Festival | Nagqu Horse Racing Festival | Shoton Festival | Drepung Monastrey Lhoobhum Festival | Drak Yerpa Monastrey Cham Dance Festival | Damxung Horse Racing Festival | Bathing Festival | Ongkor Festival | Buddha’s Descent Day | Kongpo and Ngari Area’s New Year Festival | Palden Lhamo Festival | Tsongkhapa Butter Lamp Festival
Tibet is a historical region covering much of the Tibetan Plateau in Inner Asia. It is the traditional homeland of the Tibetan people as well as some other ethnic groups, Tibetans view the environment as a place where humans and nature coexist, therefore most of their land is colorful and pure. There are a great number of sacred sites, such as monasteries, nunneries, and palaces, to explore while in Tibet.