During Losa, the Tibetan New Year, Tibetans go to major monasteries, prostrating themselves before Buddha statues to pray for a bumper harvest and better life in the coming year.

Firemen Play Cat and Mouse with Fire Risks in Tibet's Ancient Monuments
To believers and visitors, the old scriptures, wooden artifacts, and colorful prayer flags in the Lhasa's Potala Palace, the former winter palace of the Dalai Lamas, are priceless treasures. But to Logsang Nyancha, they are fire risks.
Tibetan Losar Celebrations
People across China have bid farewell to the Spring Festival celebrations, but another happy occasion is approaching for Tibetans.
Tibetan Women Enjoy Higher Social Status
More and more Tibetan women are now able to participate in discussing State affairs. They currently enjoy equal rights with men in political, economic, social, cultural and family affairs.
The Tibetan New year, known as Losar, is the most important local festival which is celebrated for 2 weeks during the month of December and January as per Tibetan calendar.
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