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Ngari Attractions

Ngari is known as the “roof of the roof of the world” and the most “Tibetan” part of Tibet. Ngari averages 4,500 meters. It’s the place where the Himalayas, the Gangdise, the Kunlun Mountains and Karakorum Mountains meet. There are great mountains, beautiful lakes, vast grasslands and spectacular snow mountains in Ngari. Mt. Kailash and Lake Manasarova in Ngari are symbolized as the "Sacred Mountain and Holy Lake" of the Buddhism and are the spiritual center of Buddhists.

Mt. Kailash

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Mt Kailash (Gong Rimpoche) refers to the “sacred mountain” in Tibetan and “Heaven of Siva” in Sanskrit (Siva is the god of Hinduism). It is the place where the religion of Bon is originated. As the Bon sutra goes, a river, which rose from Mt Kailash, flew into Lake Manasarova, which meant “unconquerable”. Then four great rivers, named after the four supernatural animals in paradise - the horse, lion, elephant and peacock, rose from the lake and flew to four directions. … more>

Guge Kingdom

Guge Kingdom

The Guge Kingdom was founded in about the 10th century by a descendant of King Glang Darma, who fled from Lhasa after the collapse of the Tupo Kingdom. The kingdom played an important role in the second renascence in Tibet and survived for about 700 years before disappearing mysteriously in the 17th century. … more>

Mapam Yumco Lake

The Palkhor Monastery (meaning lucky and happy monastery) has a Chinese name Baiju Monastery. It has two features: there are three classes of Buddhism (Sakys, Gedang and Gelugpa) existing harmoniously this monastery.Those three classes of Buddhism had experienced repulsion and rivalry for a long time, peaceful with each other. … more>

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