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 that travel onto Danba, Bamei, Kangding exploring the
6 days
4/10

Shangri La

The mythical kingdom hidden beyond snow covered peaks
9 days
5/10

Mt Gongga Trek

The highest mountain in the east Tibet of Kham, Amdo
10 days
7/10

Mt Gongga tour

This is a 5 day trip for the stunning view
5 days
4/10

2019 Litang Festival

2019 Litang Festival will be 5 days from 1 to
8 days
5/10
Larung Gar Monastery

Larung Gar Academy

The Largest Buddhist Academy in the east Tibet of Kham
6 days
4/10

2019 Langmu Si Festival

The "Monlam Festival" that is held in Langmu Si monastery
6 days
4/10

Kham Sacred Sites

The tour that visit the monasteries of Kham along the
11 days
5/10

Kham Amdo Connection

The off-beaten track connecting Kham and Amdo along the eastern
11 days
4/10

2019 Katok Festival

2019 Katok Festival will be held from 8th to 10th
11 days
4/10

Kangding Trek

Kangding trek is an soft hiking which suitable for children
7 days
6/10

Gansu South

The unique culture tour that visit to the south of
7 days
4/10

Dege Trek

Derge trek is to begin from Derge county, ends at
13 days
6/10

2019 Aba Festival

The traditional Praying festival with Bon tradition performance
7 days
4/10