Tibetan culture
Tibet developed a distinct culture due to its geographic and climatic conditions. While influenced by neighboring countries and cultures, including Nepal, India, and China, the Himalayan region's remo...
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On strike at 8,848 metres: Sherpa and the story of an Everest revolution
Jennifer Peedom set out to make a documentary about the untold role the Sherpas play in helping wealthy western climbers conquer Mount Everest, but when an avalanche hit during her shoot, she ended up...
Nawang Khechog & R. Carlos Nakai - Heart
album: Winds Of Devotion http://www.nawangkhechog.com/ http://www.rcarlosnakai.com/ art by Prince Chand
Yogi Reveals Secret to Living to 130 - 95-Year-Old Yoga Teacher Kazim Gurbuz
There are many health books and exercises — even a soup recipe — that claim to help you live to be 100 years old. But Turkish yoga guru Kazim Gurbuz says that, in reality, you don't need magical foods...
Calming Mandala Stone Art
Award-winning artist, Elspeth McLean, uses a different type of canvas and technique to produce unusual works of art. Incorporating her own form of pointillism, called "dotillism", Elspeth paints eye-a...
China accuses Dalai Lama of 'profaning' Buddhism by signalling end to reincarnation
A bizarre dispute involving the Dalai Lama and the Chinese Communist Party has broken out at China's annual meeting of parliament.
The Spiritual Warrior (English version)
Search of the spiritual warrior ♥ clip creation: Avigdor Beker- I*C*U Creation (www.facebook.com/ ICUcreation ) A spiritual warrior is a person who through...
Mummified monk is ‘not dead’ and in rare meditative state, says expert
As police say lama found in lotus positon was destined for sale on black market, there are claims it was one step away from becoming a Buddha.
Sherpas, Fate and the Dangerous Business of Everest
For decades Sherpas have tempted fate on Mount Everest for their clients' goals and the survival of their families. Those risks came into stark focus on April 18, when a falling mass of ice killed 16 ...
The Sherpa's Story - 2013 BBC full documentary
Climbing Everest with a Mountain on My Back The Sherpa's Story BBC full documentary 2013
Tibetan art
Tibetan art refers to the art of Tibet. For more than a thousand years, Tibetan artists have played a key role in the cultural life of Tibet. From designs for painted furniture to elaborate murals in ...
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Architecture in Tibet
Architecture in Tibet contains Chinese and Indian influences but has many unique features brought about by its adaptation to the cold, generally arid, high-altitude climate of the Tibetan plateau. Bu...
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Tibetan rug
Tibetan rug making is an ancient, traditional craft. Tibetan rugs are traditionally made from Tibetan highland sheep's wool, called changpel. Tibetans use rugs for many purposes ranging from flooring ...
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Tibetan cuisine
Tibetan cuisine includes the culinary traditions and practices of Tibet and its peoples, many of whom reside in India and Nepal. It reflects the Tibetan landscape of mountains and plateaus and include...
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Music of Tibet
The music of Tibet reflects the cultural heritage of the trans-Himalayan region, centered in Tibet but also known wherever ethnic Tibetan groups are found in Nepal, Bhutan, India and further abroad. F...
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Tibetan Buddhism
Tibetan Buddhism is the body of Buddhist religious doctrine and institutions characteristic of Tibet, Mongolia, Tuva, Bhutan, Kalmykia and certain regions of the Himalayas, including northern Nepal, ...
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Dalai Lama
The Dalai Lama /ˈdɑːlaɪ ˈlɑːmə/ is a lama of the Gelug or "Yellow Hat" school of Tibetan Buddhism, founded by Tsongkhapa (1357–1419). The 14th and current Dalai Lama is Tenzin Gyatso, recognized sinc...
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Tibetan mythology
Tibetan mythology comprises the traditional and religious stories of Tibet both pre-Buddhist and Buddhist.
National mythology and legendary history includes stories include Pha Trelgen Changchup S...
Ghosts in Tibetan culture
There is widespread belief in ghosts in Tibetan culture. Ghosts are explicitly recognized in the Tibetan Buddhist religion as they were in Indian Buddhism, occupying a distinct but overlapping world t...
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Tibetan festivals
In Tibet, the Tibetan calendar lags approximately four to six weeks behind the solar calendar. For example the Tibetan First Month usually falls in February, the Fifth Month usually falls in June or e...
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Tibetan astrology
Tibetan astrology (Tibetan: དཀར་རྩིས, Wylie: dkar rtsis) is a traditional discipline of the Tibetan peoples that has dialogued with both Chinese astrology and Indian astrology. Tibetan astrol...
Tibetan astronomy
The Tantra of Kalachakra is the basis of Tibetan astronomy. It explains some phenomena in a similar manner as modern astronomy science. Hence, Sun eclipse is described as the Moon passing between the ...
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Tibetan calendar
The Tibetan calendar (Tibetan: ལོ་ཐོ, Wylie: lo-tho) is a lunisolar calendar, that is, the Tibetan year is composed of either 12 or 13 lunar months, each beginning and ending with a new moon....
Traditional Tibetan medicine
Traditional Tibetan medicine (Tibetan: བོད་ཀྱི་གསོ་བ་རིག་པ་, Wylie: Ggso ba rig pa) is a centuries-old traditional medical system that employs a complex approach to diagnosis, incorporating t...
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Five Tibetan Rites
The Five Tibetan Rites is a system of exercises reported to be more than 2,500 years old which were first publicized by Peter Kelder in a 1939 publication titled The Eye of Revelation. Although practi...
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Polyandry in Tibet
Polyandry is a form of polygamy whereby a woman has several husbands. In Tibet, those husbands are often brothers, which is why it is most commonly called "Fraternal Polyandry". Concern over the deli...