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16 Feb Hebei. The Tibetan Ethnological and folkloric museum

[gallery ids="3142,3141,3140,3139"] ASIA’s main mission is to preserve Tibetan culture, more so at a time like this, when knowledge of traditional societies is at risk of being forgotten. Tibetan nomads have always passed on their customs and traditions, their history, their values. Symbols of this culture...

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18 Jan The school of Yena Gonpa

[gallery columns="2" ids="1814,1813"] In 2013 the College of Yena Gomba, one of the most important preservation centres of Tibetan culture, located in the Sichuan Province asked ASIA for help. Preserving the Tibetan culture is one of our main aims, so we intervened in 2014 with the help...

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15 Jan Singhkry Monastery

  The Singhkry Monastery is an ancient teaching centre of the Nyingma doctrine in the Qinghai Province, where many of the leading monks and scholars of the Tibetan philosophy have studied. Today the monastery hosts 500 monks but in the last years there has been an...

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04 Jan The cultural heritage of Dzolung

[gallery columns="4" ids="749,747,751"] Dzolung is a small monastery of the Sakyapa Tibetan Buddhist tradition, located in a remote area of southwestern Tibet. It used to be residence of a great yogini, Ayu Khadro, who spent most of his life secluded in a cave. To keep alive...

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04 Jan Galingteng Monastery

In Galingteng, a small nomad village in Derge, there is one of the most important sacred sites in the entire region. In the past, the monasteries were supported by the village population, but today the Tibetan community is in serious economic difficulty and cannot cover the...

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