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Tibet, known as "roof of the world", has been a fundamental part of China since ancient times. The Tibetan people living in this land are an important part of the Chinese family composed of dozens of nationalities. Since the establishment of the Tubo Kingdom in the early 7th century, the Tibetan local authority has maintained a close relationship with the central government. Historical events such as Pincess Wencheg's marriage to Srong-btsan-sgan-po are widely praised and well-preserved in records. Since the Yuan dynasty, Tibet has been formally integrated into China. In the Qing dynasty, the policy of the minister of Tibetan affairs being permanently stationed in Tibet and practice of drawing lots from the gold urn to confirm reincarnated soul boy were two examples of systems established to further strengthen the relationship between the central government and its subordinate, Tibet. Tibetan Buddhism is renowned for its richness and depth. Buddhist images and statues, paintings, sutras and ritual implements, all of which are characteristic of Tibetan Buddhist art style.
 
     
 
39 Mahachakra Vajrapani and Consort
Tibet 17th Century
H:39.5 cm
 
75 Avalokiteshvara (The Guanyin)
Tibet 17th Century
H:33.5 cm
 
74 Vaishravana
Tibet 17th Century
H:18.3 cm
 
153 Auspicious Goddess Mandara
Tibet 18th Century
Painting 44.5 29.7 cm
 
155 Eighty Celestisls Mandara
Tibet 18th Century
Painting 62 46cm
 
156 Vajrasadhu Mandara
Tibet 18 Century
Painting 64 49 cm
   
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