A brief of Tibet Religion

In the very beginning, there was only one religion of“Bon” existing in the ancient Tibet plateau of the Xiangxiong kingdom, which now is Burang county. “Bon” was regarded as the source of Tibetan religion, it combined with the buddhism that was intrioduced to Tibet by Tang Dynasty Princess Wen-Chen , whom came to Tibet for a roral marraige with 33rd Tibet King Songtsen Gampo . Then after the 1st temple of Samye monastery was founded, and being regarded as an embodiment of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara by the second half of the 8th century.

Padmasambhava , who was an Indian Buddhist scholars and known as Guru Rinpoche, had made a great success in developing Buddhism through Tibetan plateau. He visited Tibet after being invited by the 38th Tibet King Trisong Detsen,

Nowadays, Tibetan Buddhism is practiced not only in Tibet but also in Mongolia, Northern India, China mainland, it has made a strong influence in Central Asia, especially in Mongolia and Northeastern China since the 11th century. It was adopted as an official state religion by Yuan Dynasty (1206A.D-1368A.D) and Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) when China was ruled by this two dynasty. It is now still five sects remain including Gelug (Pa), Sakya (Pa), Nyingma (Pa), and Kagyu (Pa), and Bon

The Four Traditions of Tibet Buddhism





Tours of Kham

Recommended Tours

Yarchen Gar pilgrimage

The unbelievable meditation and Buddhist academy
5 days
4/10

Tibetan Tribe

The trip explores Tibetan tribes in Kham
6 days
4/10

Shangri La Travel

The mythical kingdom of Shangri La
9 days
5/10

Mt Gongga Trek

Trek in the highest mountain in Kham
9 days
7/10

Mt Gongga tour

The trip for great view of Mt.Gongga
5 days
4/10

2019 Litang Festival

2019 Litang Festival will be 5 days
8 days
5/10

Larung Gar Exploration

The Largest Buddhist Academy in East Tibet
5 days
4/10

2020 Langmu Si Festival

The Monlam Festival that is held in Langmusi
7 days
4/10

Kham Sacred Sites

The monasteries and religious sites in Kham
10 days
5/10

Kham Amdo Connection

The journey to Langrang and Langmusi
10 days
4/10

2019 Katok Festival

2019 Katok Festival will be in August
11 days
4/10

Kangding Trek

Kangding trek is suitable also for family
7 days
6/10

Derge Trek

Derge trek is from Dzongsar to Manigango
12 days
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2020 Aba Festival

It is Monlam Festival in Aba County
7 days
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