Ruth Gamble, “Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism: The Third Karmapa and the Invention of a Tradition” (Oxford UP, 2018) High Peaks Pure Earth Winter 2018 Reading List : High Peaks Pure Earth. MCADD-PAHAR. Institute of Tibetan Classics. Reading list on Eastern Himalayan Crossroads: Sikkim, Tibet, Bhutan, and Darjeeling Dooars. Over the past few days I have been reading articles by major news media outlets on Indo-Chinese stand-off along the Sikkim sector close to Chumbi Valley tri-junction.
These articles lack citation and sources, especially lacking any context for the first time readers. This reading list will introduce the readers interested in history, geopolitics, and society in the Eastern Himalayas. I am also sharing a link to a reading list that I had prepared for the UBC Himalayan studies library guide: This list is oriented towards academics and students. Himalayan Studies encompasses diverse geographies, cultural regions, ethno-linguistic groups, and various topics of academic inquiry. This bibliography is aimed at providing an initial introduction, categorized by topics. Sikkim Darjeeling Hills and Dooars North-East: A Handbook of Anthropology (T.B. Younghusband Mission Himalayan Kingdoms India China Border Treaties. Dalai Lama at a Santa Fe ski resort: Tells waitress the meaning of life. Photo courtesy Bob Shaw In the mid ’80s, I was living in Santa Fe, N.M., making a shabby living writing magazine articles, when a peculiar assignment came my way.
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Contact This Story.Teller/Film.Producer Contribute Directly to this story/cause. The Treasury of Lives: Biographies of Himalayan Religious Masters. Asian Art Centennial: One Hundred Years of Tibetan Art at the Met. Forehead ornament for a deity, 17th–19th century.
Newari for Nepal or Tibet market. Gold, diamonds, rubies, emeralds, sapphires, lapis lazuli, coral, shell and turquoise; 2 3/4 x 8 1/2 in. (7 x 21.6 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, John Stewart Kennedy Fund, 1915 (15.95.161) «In 1915, the president of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Robert de Forest, turned his attention to Asia and acquired a large group of Nepalese and Tibetan gem-studded objects. Among them was this dazzling ornament for the forehead of a sculpture.
Robert de Forest was a visionary New Yorker and one of the city's great social reformers. China: Tibetan Buddhist monks unveil giant painting of Buddha at Labrang Monastery [Photo report] Buddhists and tourists from around the world gathered at the Labrang Monastery in Xiahe County, in northwest China's Gansu Province, to witness the unveiling of a giant painting of Buddha.
Getty Images photographer Kevin Frayer captured the colourful ritual as it took place on 3 March, 2015. The Tibetan Book of Proportions. In this section of the site we bring you curated collections of images, books, audio and film, shining a light on curiosities and wonders from a wide range of online archives.
With a leaning toward the surprising, the strange, and the beautiful, we hope to provide an ever-growing cabinet of curiosities for the digital age, a kind of hyperlinked Wunderkammer – an archive of materials which truly celebrates the breadth and variety of our shared cultural commons and the minds that have made it. Some of our most popular posts include visions of the future from late 19th century France, a dictionary of Victorian slang and a film showing the very talented “hand-farting” farmer of Michigan. With each post including links back to the original source we encourage you to explore these wonderful online sources for yourself.
Check out our Sources page to see where we find the content. Library of Tibetan Works and Archives. LTWA Roof Top Renovation Massive renovation work in progress to optimize the existing workspace on the second floor of the main building. www.scienceintibetan.org A Science Education website in Tibetan Language.
This site contain various translated science articles, news and lectures from university professors. TIME in TIBET (GoPro) Research Guide for Modern Tibetan Studies. Himalayan Art: Glossary: Monastery, Residence & Retreat Terminology. Glossary: Monastery, Residence & Retreat Terminology Glossary: Monastery, Residence & Retreat Terminology | Glossary: Titles & Honorifics | Glossary: Monastic Titles & Terms | Glossary Main Page | Cityscapes Main Page Monastery, Residence & Retreat Terminology: General Terms Meditation & Retreat Terms General Terms (spyi btang gi nang pa) - Assembly Hall, Dukang ('du khang): the main building of a monastery where monks congregate for large group prayer recitations, services, rituals and teachings.
. - Assembly Hall or Temple, Tsogkang (tshogs khang): with this term the emphasis is placed on the 'assembly.' Dharma Publishing. In Scarred Chinese Tibetan City, Devotion to Sanctity of Life. Photo YUSHU, China — With a set of chopsticks in her hands and a Tibetan prayer spilling from her lips, Gelazomo, a 32-year-old yak herder, hunched over the rocky banks of the river that cuts through this city and hunted for the quarry that she hoped would bring salvation.
Every few minutes, she would tease out a tiny river shrimp that had become stranded in the mud, and then dropping it into a bucket of water. Beside her, dozens of other Tibetans toiled in the noonday sun, among them small children and old people who, from afar, appeared to be panning for gold. “Buddha has taught us that treating others with love and compassion is the right thing to do, no matter how tiny that life is,” she explained, as the newly revived crustaceans darted through the water of her bucket.
Buddhists are encouraged to demonstrate a reverence for all sentient beings; some believers spurn meat while others buy animals destined for slaughter and then set them free. Continue reading the main story Video Mr. Norlha - Yak textures from the tibetan plateau.