Tibetan Losar – Celebrating Life with Festivals Galore


Tibet horse festival. Image: flickr/Wen Yan King

Tibetan Losar, the Tibetan New Year is one of the most important festivals, which is held on the 1st to 3rd days of the first lunar month in the Tibetan calendar. Accordingly, in 2015, it will be observed on February 18. Continue reading

Tibetan Culture: More Tibetan Festivals

Butter Lamp Festival

Monks light the butter-lamps in the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa during the annual Butter Lamp Festival. Image: Xinhua/Tao Xiyi

So you want to travel to Tibet? Of course you do. After all, Tibet travel is a much sought after desire of many travelers around the world today. There’s not much mystery left in the world, Continue reading