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A Research Report on the Editing of Two Tibetan gnas-bśad
The article breaks down the structure and content of two Tibetan place-guides (neshé; gnas bshad). (Mark Premo-Hopkins 2004-02-03)
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A Tibetan Enclave in Yunnan: Land, Kinship, and Inheritance in Gyethang
Article discusses the survival of traditional Tibetan lifestyles in the border areas of what is understood as geographical Tibet. These more marginal groups provide interesting cultural variation to ...
Bhutan, fortress of the gods
Online catalog of a recent exhibit on Bhutanese culture and religion. The website contains many didactic and interactive pages that offer insight into Himalayan Buddhism. It contains a fair amount of ...
Conserving Tibetan Art and Architecture (project)
Project to conserve and renovate Tibetan monasteries and their works of art, inclusing murals. This website contains some information about the recent history of certain key monasteries in Kham, easte...
International Association of Ladakh Studies
Contains bibliographies and maps on Ladakh, as well as information about this association. (Jann Ronis 2003-09-16)
Labrang (ch. Xiahe) Monastery in Amdo
The travel journal and photo album of a recent visitor to Labrang Monastery in Amdo (Xiahe Si in Gansu Province). The pictures are professional quality.
Lost Treasures of Tibet (in Mustang)
Multifaceted companion website to the NOVA episode "Lost Treasures of Tibet," which was filmed in Mustang (Nepal) and first broadcast in 2003. Contents include slideshows, 360-degree virtual reality p...
Namgyal Institute of Tibetology
A multifaceted educational and cultural center dedicated to the history and religion of Sikkim, formerly a Himalayan Buddhist kingdom and now part of India. The institute is being newly reconstituted ...
Palpung Monastery in Kham
Palpung Monastery was arguably the most vital cultural institution in Kham during the 18 and 19th centuries. In the middle of the 18th century it was the homebase for the editing of the Derge edition ...
Photos of Tibet in the early1940's
A collection of over 230 photographs taken in Tibet by members of the Tolstoy expedition of 1942-43. Some of the photographs are of considerable historic interest and others capture classic scenes of...
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