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Trace Nyingma Sect's holy ancestors (picture gallery)
Thupten Dojezhag Monastery, the ancestral monastery of Nyingma Sect or the Red School of Tibetan Buddhism, is located in Gonggar, Lhoka Prefecture of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.
  • Reincarnated Buddha Dezhub arrives in Lhasa
  • Dezhub Living Buddha visits Lhasa for Buddhist ritual practices
  • Living Buddha's blessing
  • Buddhasattva in Contemplation
  • Buddhasattva of Thinking
  •  Buddhism Schools

    Religious sects, temples and altars
    The public religious activities in Nyingchi have inherited the common characteristics of Tibetan Buddhism. Differences in customs and traditions of different minority groups have produced a variety of religious sects.
  • Trace Nyingma Sect's holy ancestors (picture gallery)
  • Unique Bon religion
  • Divination practices unique to the Bon Religion and related rituals
  • Gagyu Sect
  • Saskya Sect
  •  Monastery
    A corner of the Trandruk Temple in Lhoka Prefecture of Tibet. [Photo/China Tibet Online]A look into centuries-old Trandruk Temple in Lhoka, Tibet
    Built in the period of King Songtsan Gambo, the Trandruk Temple is located in the south of Gungbort Mountain, two kilometers away from Nedong County in Lhoka Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR).
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  •  Religious Activity
    Tsurpu Monastery hosts wintry 'sorcerer's dance' ritualTsurpu Monastery hosts wintry 'sorcerer's dance' ritual
    "Sorcerer's dance" performances are hosted as a Tibetan Buddhist ritual every year in Tsurpu Monastery, just one day before the Wintry Puja.
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  • Losar Dharma rituals held in Tibetans monasteries
  • Huge Buddha thangka painting displayed for worship in Lhasa
  •  Knowledge
    Kaleidoscope of prayer wheels
    Prayer wheels are also called “Mani” scripture wheels, which are related to the Six-Syllable Prayer (Om Mani Pad-me Hum). In Tibetan Buddhism, it is believed that the more you chant the Six-Syllable Prayer, the more respect you show to Buddha and the more chances you will be relieved from the six divisions of rebirth.
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