Shoton" in Tibetan means sour milk banquet. As Tibetan operas are performed and Buddha paintings are exhibited at this time, it is also called "Tibetan Opera Festival" or "Buddha Exhibition Festival." The traditional way of starting the Shoton Festival is read more...
Mt.Kailash Kora actually is a pilgrim circumambulation. Many pilgrims of all religions come to worship the mountain and to walk around it. Right now it becomes a very popular trekking route for tourists. More and more people come here to do the Kailash Kora. The kora is 53km long, starting at the town of Darchen just south of the mountain, going up the western valley,... read more...
To know about Tibet, his civilization, & Tibetan Buddhism, you should start from his civilization cradle place, Tsedang.What's more, Lhasa is the center of Tibet right now. read more...
The Gyangtse Dhamang Festival, also known as the Gyangtse Horseracing & Archery Festival began in 1408 which is the oldest festival in Tibet and generally falls on April 15-18 of the Tibetan calendar, this year from the 20th-23rd, July according to the Gregorian calendar. Traditionally, contests include horse races, archery, and shooting on galloping horseback, an... read more...