A citizen walks past the square of the Potala Palace in Lasha, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 10, 2016. Spring is coming in Lasha. (Xinhua/Zhang Rufeng)
BEIJING, March 15, 2016 -- Tibet, a remote land in the midst of the Himalayan Mountains, has long been shrouded in mystery and myth.
The myth brew illusions that have been skillfully peddled for political purposes around the world by the Dalai Lama, the biggest serf owner in old Tibet, who has thus instilled lies into people's concepts, especially Westerners' concepts about Tibet.
Now let's have a look at what a true Tibet is really like in the eyes of foreign scholars and experts who have conducted in-depth studies and extensive field researches about this mysterious land.