Tibet is situated between the two ancient civilizations of China and India, but the tangled mountain ranges of the Tibetan Plateau and the towering Himalayas serve to distance it from both. The Tibetan language is a member of the Tibeto-Burman branch of t read more...
Tibetian warrior in chainmail enforced by mirror plateTibetan history, as it has been recorded, is particularly focused on the history of Buddhism in Tibet. This is partly due to the pivotal role this religion has played in the development of Tibetan, Mon read more...
Songtsän GampoSongtsän Gampo(Wylie: Srong-btsan sGam-po, 605 or 617?- 649) was the founder of the Tibetan Empire (Tibetan: Bod; Chinese: 吐蕃, Tubo/Tufan), by tradition held to be the thirty-third ruler in his dynasty. In the Chinese records, his name is gi read more...
Tibetan nomads are one of the most interesting people on the planet. They live in the remote, high elevation grassland regions of the Tibetan Plateau. Nomads are found in all three traditional regions of Tibet:Amdo,Khamand U-Tsang. The regions that have t read more...