The Typical and Unique Tibetan Culture and Art
Tibet is famous for the typical culture. Why not combine more local Tibet culture feartures in your Tibet tour pacakge? Come and join us now and experience the Tibet culture.
The specific geographic and climactic conditions, the communication with neighboring countries and cultures, and the spreading of Buddhism together have influenced the development of Tibetan culture. Come and unveil the mystery of Tibetan culture by yourself! To see the richness and the depth of its traditions.
Each area of Tibet has its own distinct style of clothing. The clothes are influenced by the religion, and environment. Tibetan clothing consists of a robe and shirt. The Tibetan robe worn by men is broad and is normally fastened under the right arm, while the women's are slightly narrower with or without sleeves. The robes often fastened with two cloth belts. The shirts are also fastened on the right.
Tibetan Dance is an integral part of every Tibetan's life. Tibetan people sing and dance for nearly every event: weddings, funerals, gatherings, and just for fun. There are many different styles of dance. Each area of Tibet has its own distinct style. Check out more Tibetan Dancing and Tibetan People here.
The charm of Tibetan songs originates from its special way of producing sound in the throat, by which the singing echoes in valleys and reaches people in the distance. Singing, loud and sonorous, has romantic color, expressing the Tibetans religious belief and their enjoying happy lives and peaceful minds.
All the people who had been to Tibet, would have been impressed deeply by Tibetan bold love and preference to colors. From monasteries to residential buildings, from the monk’s overall to the laymen’s garments, even to furniture and knitting, all the colors are rich and vigorous. While keeping its unique characteristics, it incorporates aspects from neighboring cultures, which has created a style of art rich in scientific and aesthetic value. Read more on Tibetan Architecture
Painting and sculpture are two representative items in the unique Tibetan art. Tibetan painting helps Tibetan people strengthen their belief in Buddhism and their emotion of life. Tibetan painting mainly includes cliff painting, frescoes, Thangka and wood prints. Learn more about Unique Tibetan paintings
Tibetan opera, called "ache lhamo" in Tibetan, plays an important role in Tibetan people's social life. It is a unique form in China’s various theatrical arts. Tibetan opera is an all-round performing art that tells the story in the form of folk dances and songs. Folk troupes of Tibetan opera are easily encountered any time and anywhere, with the audience from miles away to gather around the performer. This art style is influenced by Tibetan Buddhism from the view of skills and contents.
Tibetan Tea-Tibet Yak Butter Tea and Tibet Sweet Tea with Milk
There is rich culture knowledge in Tibetan tea, have a great time in your Tibet tour with a cup of local and pure Tibetan Tea. To get more information about Tibetan tea, please learn more about Unique Tibetan tea.
Tibetan Sky Burial
Sky burial, or ritual dissection, is a funerary practice in Tibet, wherein a human corpse is incised in certain locations and placed on a mountaintop, exposing it to the elements (mahabhuta) and animals – especially predatory birds. The locations of preparation and sky burial are understood in the Vajrayana traditions as charnel grounds. In Tibet the practice is known as jhator, which means "giving alms to the birds."