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In Vajrayana Buddhism, Akshobhya (अक्षोभ्य, Akṣobhya, "Immovable One") is one of the Five Wisdom Buddhas, a product of the Adibuddha, who represents consciousness as an aspect of reality.
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Amitābha, also Amida or Amitāyus is a celestial buddha described in the scriptures of the Mahāyāna Buddhism.
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An Apsara (also spelled as Apsarasa) is a female spirit of the clouds and waters in Hinduism and Buddhism.
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) was a Buddhist Bengali religious leader and master.
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Avalokiteśvara (Sanskrit, "Lord who looks down",, THL Chenrézik) is a bodhisattva who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas.
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The Barkhor is an area of narrow streets and a public square located around Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, Tibet, China.
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Bengal (বাংলা /baŋla/ or বঙ্গ Bônggo /bɔŋɡo/) is a geographical and ethno-linguistic region in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent in South Asia, at the apex of the Bay of Bengal and dominated by the fertile Ganges delta.
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The Nepali Princess Bhrikuti Devi, known to Tibetans as Bal-mo-bza' Khri-btsun, Bhelsa Tritsun ('Nepali consort') or, simply, Khri bTsun ("Royal Lady"), is traditionally considered to have been the first wife of the earliest emperor of Tibet, Songtsän Gampo (605? - 650 CE), and an incarnation of Tara.
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Bodh Gaya is a religious site and place of pilgrimage associated with the Mahabodhi Temple Complex in Gaya district in the Indian state of Bihar.
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Bronze is an alloy consisting primarily of copper, commonly with about 12% tin and often with the addition of other metals (such as aluminium, manganese, nickel or zinc) and sometimes non-metals or metalloids such as arsenic, phosphorus or silicon.
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Buddhism is a nontheistic religion or philosophy (Sanskrit: dharma; Pali: धम्म dhamma) that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on teachings attributed to Gautama Buddha, commonly known as the Buddha ("the awakened one").
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The Cakrasaṃvara Tantra (चक्रसंवर तन्त्र) or Khorlo Déchok is considered to be of the mother class of the Anuttarayoga Tantra in Vajrayana Buddhism.
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China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a sovereign state in East Asia.
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Chinese (汉语 / 漢語; Hànyǔ or 中文; Zhōngwén) is a group of related but in many cases mutually unintelligible language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.
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The dharmachakra (IAST:; Pali dhammacakka; "Wheel of the Dharma"), is one of the Ashtamangala of Indian religions such as Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism.
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Dhvaja (Skt. also Dhwaja), meaning banner or flag, is composed of the Ashtamangala, the "eight auspicious symbols.".
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Emperor Taizong of Tang Dynasty (28January 598 10July 649), personal name Li Shimin, was the second emperor of the Tang Dynasty of China, ruling from 626 to 649.
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Feng shui is a Chinese philosophical system of harmonizing everyone with the surrounding environment.
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Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni, or simply the Buddha, was a sage on whose teachings Buddhism was founded.
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The Gelug, Gelug-pa, dGe Lugs Pa, dge-lugs-pa or Dgelugspa is the newest of the schools of Tibetan Buddhism.
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Geomancy (Greek: γεωμαντεία, "earth divination") is a method of divination that interprets markings on the ground or the patterns formed by tossed handfuls of soil, rocks, or sand.
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The term gilding covers a number of decorative techniques for applying fine gold leaf or powder to solid surfaces such as wood, stone, or metal to give a thin coating of gold.
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The Gurkhas (Nepali: गोर्खा), also spelled as Gorkhas, are soldiers from Nepal.
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The Huns were a nomadic group of people who are known to have lived in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia between the 1st century AD and the 7th century.
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Lhasa is a city and administrative capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China.
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This list of Tibetan monasteries is a listing of historical and contemporary monasteries of Tibetan Buddhism within Tibet itself and abroad: The list includes monasteries that were within Tibetan borders when extant, or that were culturally included within the Tibetan tradition.
Maitreya (Sanskrit), Metteyya (Pali), Maitri (Sinhalese), Jampa or Di-lặc (Vietnamese), is regarded as a future Buddha of this world in Buddhist eschatology.
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The Ming dynasty, or the Great Ming, also called the Empire of the Great Ming, was the ruling dynasty of China for 276 years (1368–1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty.
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Nepal (नेपाल), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country located in South Asia.
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The Newar people or Newars (नेवार) are the historical inhabitants of the Kathmandu Valley and its surrounding areas in Nepal and the creators of its historic civilization.
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Norbulingka (ནོར་བུ་གླིང་ཀ་; Wylie: Nor-bu-gling-ka;; literally "The Jewelled Park") is a palace and surrounding park in Lhasa, Tibet, China, built from 1755.
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The Panchen Lama (THL Penchen Lama), or Panchen Erdeni (THL Penchen Erténi), is the highest ranking lama after the Dalai Lama in the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism, the lineage which controlled western Tibet from the 16th century until the Battle of Chamdo and the subsequent 1959 Tibetan uprising.
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The Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region was the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to India during the 1959 Tibetan uprising.
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Princess Wencheng (Tibetan: Mung-chang Kungco;; 628–680/2), surnamed Li, was a member of a minor branch of the royal clan of the Chinese Tang dynasty.
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The Qianlong Emperor (25 September 1711 – 7 February 1799) was the sixth emperor of the Manchu-led Qing dynasty, and the fourth Qing emperor to rule over China proper.
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Ramoche Temple is a Buddhist monastery is considered the most important temple in Lhasa after the Jokhang Temple.
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Red Guards were a mass paramilitary social movement mobilized by Mao Zedong in 1966 and 1967, during the Cultural Revolution.
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Sandalwood is the name of a class of woods from trees in the genus Santalum.
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Sanga Monastery is a small Tibetan Buddhist monastery located in the town of Dagzê in Dagzê County, Lhasa, Tibet.
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Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by either of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor.
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Songtsen Gampo (569–649?/605–649?) was the founder of the Tibetan Empire, and is traditionally credited with the introduction of Buddhism to Tibet, influenced by his Nepali and Chinese queens, as well as being the unifier of what were previously several Tibetan kingdoms.
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Songzhou or Song Prefecture (宋州) was a zhou (prefecture) in imperial China centering around modern Shangqiu, Henan, China.
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A stupa (Sanskrit: m.,stūpa "heap") is a mound-like or hemispherical structure containing śarīra "relics", typically the remains of Buddhist monks or nuns, used as a place of meditation.
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The Tang dynasty, was an imperial dynasty of China preceded by the Sui dynasty and followed by the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period.
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A thangka, variously spelt as tangka, thanka or tanka (Nepal Bhasa: पौभा) is a Tibetan Buddhist painting on cotton, or silk appliqué, usually depicting a Buddhist deity, scene, or mandala.
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Tibet is a region on the Tibetan Plateau in Asia northeast of the Himalayas.
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The Tibetan alphabet is an abugida of Indic origin used to write the Tibetan language as well as Dzongkha, the Sikkimese language, Ladakhi, and sometimes Balti.
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The Tibetan Empire ("Great Tibet") existed from the 7th to 9th centuries AD when Tibet was unified as a large and powerful empire, and ruled an area considerably larger than the Tibetan Plateau, stretching to parts of East Asia, Central Asia and South Asia.
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(Pali: Tipiṭaka) is a Sanskrit word meaning Three Baskets.
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Tsozong Gongba Monastery (also Tsodzong or Tsomum, 1400 AD; meaning 'castle in a lake') is a small sacred chapel of the Nyingma (Red) tradition of Tibetan Buddhism (monks wear red hats - see the other two Red Hat Sects).
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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN).
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Vihara (विहार, vihāra) is the Sanskrit and Pali term for a Buddhist monastery.
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Willows, also called sallows, and osiers, form the genus Salix, around 400 speciesMabberley, D.J. 1997.
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A World Heritage Site is a place (such as a building, city, complex, desert, forest, island, lake, monument, or mountain) that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as being of special cultural or physical significance.
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The Yongle Emperor (also romanised in Wade–Giles as Yong-lo Emperor; 2 May 1360 – 12 August 1424), personal name Zhu Di, was the third emperor of the Ming dynasty in China, reigning from 1402 to 1424.
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The 14th Dalai Lama /ˌdæl.aɪˈlɑː.mə/ (religious name: Tenzin Gyatso, shortened from Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso, born Lhamo Dondrub, 6 July 1935) is the current Dalai Lama and is the longest-lived incumbent.
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Ngawang Lobsang Gyatso was the fifth Dalai Lama: a key religious and temporal leader of Tibet who lived from 1617 to 1682.
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