The common appearance of Tangka is the style of scroll and at the bottom, much blankness is left. This kind of Tangka is usually 75 centimeters long and 50 centimeters wide; except the scroll style of Tangka, there is banner style and this kind of Tangka read more...
It is not hard to be found that Thangka has its very special color coordination, and can be divided into five colors: red, black, blue, golden and silver.The red Thangka often tells about Buddhists’ stories with various styles. While the black Thangka alw read more...
Moving from Ongen to Shiquanhe through vast expanse of deserts and grasslands, we found oursevelves in Northern Tibet. It joins northwestern Qamdo, Yushu and Golog of Qinghai, and Shiqu, Serda and Hongyuan in Aba of Garze Prefecture of Sichuan to form the read more...
On the steps in front of Drigung Monastery, a dozen monks chant. Before them on the courtyard flagstones lies a body, wrapped in white cloth, which was carried in on a stretcher an hour ago. The monks are praying for a spirit that was once present here, b read more...