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Latest Tashilhunpo Monastery Stories

2014-10-23 23:08:50

Tribet Vista reaffirms the China National Tourism Administration's recent comments regarding common misconceptions about travelling to Tibet in winter. Lhasa,

2012-07-22 23:01:44

Explore Tibet, a locally-owned Lhasa travel agency, currently offers cultural tours for travelers interested in discovering Tibetan art, music, religion and history.

2012-04-15 23:01:43

Explore Tibet Team, a professional Tibet travel agency based in Lhasa, introduces the Tashilhunpo Thangka Display to travelers and says: ”The three-day Thangka exhibition at the Tashilhunpo

2008-08-02 00:00:19

There is an amazing chance to experience the sacred world of Tibet with it's Buddhist chanting and mantras, ringing bells, clashing cymbals, booming long horns and beating drums.

2005-08-22 07:43:36

By Lindsay Beck SHIGATSE, China (Reuters) - In the cobbled paths and ancient courtyards of Tibet's Tashilhunpo monastery, a little boy stares out of pictures wearing a yellow, cone-shaped hat that mark his sect of Buddhism.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.