Tibetan Mastiff: Guard The Land Above Clouds Of Tibet
Tibetan Mastiff gets the most expensive dog title in the world. Because, in early 2014, a sapling bought by a property developer from China for nearly US $ 2 million.
Do Khyi (another name of Tibetan Mastiff) is a legendary dog. He is famously ferocious and ferocious as a guard dog on the outskirts of the Tibetan plateau.
Tibetan Mastiff Not an animal that is easy to maintain. the owner can be his opponent.
Large dogs, with thick fur expanding, and not easily arranged it became the target of the rich in China. Become a symbol of prosperity status
In the past, the Chinese regarded Mastiff as a fierce, big, and great dog.
even considered the God of dogs, and have a mystical status. Now, they are nourished, considered cute and plump.
In the Yidu Tibetan Mastiff Fair, Tibetan Mastiff dogs are priced at various prices.
For example one of the sellers offered his wares worth the US $ 267 thousand, US $ 433 thousand, and the US $ 500 thousand.
The question is, why should Tibetan Mastiff
Apparently, there is history. Tibetan Mastiff has always been considered the most fierce dog in China.
According to a legend, it says that the reincarnation of Dalal will ride the dog.
And also with Genghis Khan while trying to conquer the West. Genghis Khan is said to bring 30 thousand Tibetan Mastiff together his army when he attempts to conquer Western Europe.
The legend mentions, the Tibetan Mastiff was lowered from the sky to save mankind. People in the past to think of it as the offspring of a lion or bear.
In addition to rare, Tibetan Mastiff is also relatively long-lived, for 14 years. It also has a little dog health problems related to genetics than other types.
The History And Beauty Of Tibet
Tibet is one of the provinces of People’s Republic of China and is a Special autonomous region of CHINA, was named by the Chinese, Xizang.
Tibet is in the Himalayas, often referred to as the peak of the world,
The area is bordered by Bhutan, Nepal, and India as well as Xinjiang, and Qinghai, Sichuan in China. The majority of Tibetans are Buddhists, with Lhasa as its capital.
Formerly Tibetan adventurers are a mystery place since at that time not all adventurers can enter the area and are closed areas,
just like Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia that only Muslims enter.
Tibet used to be an independent empire that experienced interaction and clashes, especially politically with dynasties in the plains of China.
The Tibetan king is given the title of Dalai Lama and is the leader of the Tibetan state as well as a religious leader.
Tibet then became a province of China after the invasion of the Chinese red army in 1950.
In the autumn of 1951 Chinese troops captured the capital of Lhasa and expelled the Dalai Lama from power.
The people and Tibetan leaders had a chance to fight against the Chinese occupation that caused a lot of casualties, especially from the Tibetans.
Yet because of the unequal power of armaments and the absence of international scrutiny, the Tibetan resistance, particularly in the 1970s, was successfully quelled.
The problem of Tibet became an obstacle in China’s international relations with the international world especially in the decade of the 1960-1970s, especially its relationship with the United States.
But after the US president Richard Nixon’s visit to China that started US-China diplomatic contacts, the Tibetan issue is considered forgotten or completed until now.
Especially after the second Tibetan leader, Panchen Lama declared joining Beijing in the early 2000s.
ETHNICS WHO LEAD TIBET,
For thousands of years, a group of isolated communities on the slopes of the mountains of ice. The famous Himalayan mountain complex of vicious precisely whom he turned a refuge.
Is the name of an ethnic Tibetan, while simultaneously representing the name of the area of their residence.
As the group that used to living at altitude, ethnic Tibetans have tradition and timeless culture by time.
They live at altitudes of 2,000-4,400. sheltering under timber houses and friendly with the air penetrating the skin.
The Tibetan ethnic physical characteristics similar to the description of the Huns a thousand years ago.
Black hair is left long, dark skin, eyes, who blushes from two high cheekbones nan.
They wear clothes that called a Chuba with thick, long, colorful and flashy. Very beautiful and contrast when enshrined in the camera.
Tibet is known as one of the most ethnically-friendly in the world. Small children will gather surround you, invite play while running and laughing merrily.
While the parents, sitting on the terrace with a drink of local black tea, smiled looking at the behavior of his son.
The Tibetan women
The Tibetan women braiding their hair into two sections, while the girl hair braided to the back.
The majority of ethnic Tibetans use local language i.e. Seno-Tibetan. In the provinces of China, Mandarin is still in their primary language.
However, they will try as much as possible to understand the language of the United Kingdom you said.
Buddhism first brought when the invasion of China in the 7th century AD. From that point, the plains of Tibet as a place of spiritual nuances will be strong.
This is apparent through the convent, with local name Gompa, which amounts to about 6,000 buildings scattered throughout the turn.
you’ll find some typical Buddhist religious objects if visiting the Greater Tibet. Mani Stones, Prayer Flag, and a Prayer Wheel is three of them.
Mani Stones was a large stone carved Buddha mantra, while the Prayer Flag is a flag that marks a colorful village.
Prayer Flag is also considered a symbol of good fortune.
Prayer Wheel is a cylindrical object, carved with Buddhist mantra Om Mani Padme Hum ‘ ‘, which is used when praying or religious ceremonies.
The Buddha also became the basis of the religious festival embraced the Tibetan community. Bathing Festival, for example, done three times in a lifetime and valid for everyone.
Three such moments is the birth, marriage, and death. This ritual is done to cleanse the back body and soul.
What’s more, because the air is cool, the Tibetan society indeed not has to bathe every day.
You can find Thangka painting as Tibetan ethnic handicraft. This is a painting made of silk fabric, using thread embroidery or oil paint.
The majority of the images are Buddha statues, with striking colors that are beautiful to the eye.
Because they were isolated for centuries, the Tibetan people still live in a simple way today.
In the south, growing wheat is the livelihood of the majority of the people. Wheat is also a major source of carbohydrates.
While in the north, they live in black tents, with the activity of herding the yak (the oxen of the forest) is done every day.
Not until there, ethnic Tibetan people also use the plant as a traditional medicine.
They combine more than 2,000 species of plants, 40 species of animals, and 50 types of minerals into some of the oldest herbs in the world.