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Potala Palace New Year Card (1937)

Potala Palace New Year Card. Made by Dasang Damdul Tsarong and sent to Basil Gould in 1937. The Potala Palace was photographed by Tsarong from the east side and attached…

Mystics and Sceptics: In Search of Himalayan Masters

Mystics and Sceptics: In Search of Himalayan Masters by @NamitaGokhale_ has essays on Guru Milarepa by @AndrewQuintman  & W.Y.Evan Wentz. This uniquely insightful anthology crosses the sacred geography of the Himalayan…

Kye Gompa/Kye Monastery

Kye Gompa, also known as Kye Monastery is a prominent Tibetan Buddhist Monastery (monastery of the Gelugpa sect). Kye Gompa is a Tibetan Buddhist located on top of a hill…

Tibetan Women Uprising Day

Tibetan Women Uprising Day (03/12/1959) On this date, more than thousands of women gathered peacefully outside of #Potala Palace in #Lhasa. This demonstration was the spark that initiated the Tibetan women’s…