1. "The Rise of the Tibetan Buddhist Monastery: How Lhasa’s Monasteries are Making a Comeback" This article explores the resurgence of Tibetan Buddhism in Lhasa, and how the monasteries that have been established there are helping to spread the teachings of the religion. The article looks at the history of some of the most important monasteries in the city, as well as the role they play in the local community. It also examines the challenges they face in a rapidly changing environment, and how they are adapting to remain relevant. 2. "The Ancient Traditions of Lhasa: Exploring the Rituals and Customs of the City" This article dives into the unique culture of Lhasa, exploring the different rituals and customs that are still practiced in the city today. It looks at the history of the city and how it has evolved over time, as well as the religious beliefs and practices that are still upheld by the locals. The article also examines the importance of the city in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, and how it is used as a pilgrimage site for believers. 3. "Exploring Lhasa: A Guide to the City's Highlights" This article is
Can you still have a deep experience in Tibet? Why should you visit Tibet now? Today you'll go an adventure through Tibet with expert guide book author Robert Kelly. Robert has co-authored 2 editions of Lonely Planet’s Tibet guide (including the most recent), and he is also the creator of a new podcast called Travel Tape. You are going to hear some of the sounds of Tibet and also going to learn tons about this destination. Plus, you'll hear about: What it's like to be a guide book author Long term travel And lots more! Tune Your Senses To Learn: How to experience reverse time travel The long history of Tibet Top tips for visiting Tibet the right way (as a foreigner or independent traveler) Where you can find the richest culture in Tibet Best times to visit Tibet Ways to get the best trekking and hiking experiences in Tibet How to get your senses awakened in a Tibetan monastery Best advice for aspiring travel writers Resources: Zero To Travel Trekking Trekking Nepal Audio Series Draksum-tso (holy lake) Sakya Monastery Lhasa Lonely Planet Tibet Trip Advisor Tibet Mount Kailash Robert Scott Kelly Travel Tape The Podcast For more Zero To Travel Podcasts, be sure to check out the archives!