Brahmaputra River, Tibet :: Photograph by Tao Images Limited :: Ribbonlike branches of the Brahmaputra River—known in China as the Yarlung Tsangpo River—flow from Tibet’s Himalaya mountain range into India. The Tibetan Plateau’s lockbox of snow and glacial ice supplies freshwater to nearly a third of the world’s people.
Sunrise at Mount Kailash --- Mount Kailash is a sacred mountain in western Tibet. It is located near the source of some of the longest and mightiest rivers in Asia. It is considered a sacred place in four religions: Bön, Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism.