The Great King Songtsen Gampo with his Nepalese and Chinese Queen  During the reign of King Songtsen Gampo (629-49) Tibet became a great military power and her armies marched across Central Asia. He promoted Buddhism in Tibet and sent one of his ministers and other young Tibetans to India for study. He first took a Tibetan princess from the Shangshung King as his wife and then obtained a Nepalese consort. After invading the Chinese Empire he also obtained a Chinese princess as one of his…

The Great King Songtsen Gampo with his Nepalese and Chinese Queen During the reign of King Songtsen Gampo Tibet became a great military power and her armies marched across Central Asia.

Was Tibet Always Part of China?: Ganden Monastery For at least 1500 years, the nation of Tibet has had a complex relationship with its large and powerful neighbor to the east, China. The political history of Tibet and China reveals that the relationship has not always been as one-sided as it now appears.

Was Tibet Always Part of China?

For at least 1500 years, the nation of Tibet has had a complex relationship with its large and powerful neighbor to the east, China. The political history of Tibet and China reveals that the relationship has not always been as one-sided as it now appears.

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Five Facts that shame the Tragic Nepal Earthquake - Tibetan Journal

There are approximately 5.5million Tibetans - the history of Tibet began around 4,000 years ago

Dying life of the tribe: Spectacular pictures by British photographer capture the people who are in danger of disappearing forever

Jetsun Milarepa, is generally considered one of Tibet's most famous yogis and poets. He was a student of Marpa Lotsawa, and a major figure in the history of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism.

Jetsun Milarepa, is generally considered one of Tibet's most famous yogis and poets. He was a student of Marpa Lotsawa, and a major figure in the history of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism.

Village youth playing a 'guitar'. Tibet

anthropologica: “ “ Village youth playing a ‘guitar’ (sgra-snyan). An amulet hangs round his neck. ” David Snellgrove & Hugh Richardson A Cultural History of Tibet ”

To the Khampa people of Tibet these ornaments have the utmost sentimental value and significance, because they are the physical remnants of generations of their ancestors hard work or success. What they represent is not just their life savings, but also their family  history and treasure.

Jewel encrusted traditional ceremonial costume via Tibetan lady wearing a ceremonial costume during the King Gesar Arts Festival / Khampa arts festival in the Kham region of Tibet in

The rock hewn temple of  Kailasa  in Ajanta Ellora cave area, India.

One of my trips to India must include this place. The rock hewn temple of Kailasa in Ajanta Ellora cave area, India.

Lhotse located at the border between Tibet (China) and the Khumbu region of Nepal.

I have been to Nepal. Vertical panorama of Lhotse Wall on the Nepal side. From bottom of the picture, ca to top of the peak, 8 so the panorama cover about

Yumbulagang , palace of mother and son in Tibetan dialect, is the first palace and one of the earliest buildings in Tibet and it has a history of more than 2,000 years. The walls are painted with beautiful murals which tell the early history of Tibet.

Breathtaking Monasteries Around the World

Yumbulagang , palace of mother and son in Tibetan dialect, is the first palace and one of the earliest buildings in Tibet and it has a history of more than years. The walls are painted with beautiful murals which tell the early history of Tibet.

TIBET AWARENESS – HISTORY OF TIBET’S UNREST « WHOLEDUDE - WHOLE PLANET

tibet awareness map of peaceful protests 2008

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