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Tibet, Dhritarashtra

Dhritarashtra, one of the lokapalas (or Great Guardian Kings) is the guardian of the East. He normally holds a string instrument, and is represented standing or sitting, dressed in armour. 49 more words

Buddhist Sculpture

Machig Labdrön

“Machig Labdrön” is one of the most well-known female Tibetan Buddhist teachers and lineage holders, who lived in 11th century Tibet. She practiced and taught “Chöd” (meaning ‘cutting through ego’), which is a unique ritual-based practice for transforming the inner ‘demons’ that inhibit enlightenment:   … 6 more words

Minimalist mindset in Tibet

Last year, I visited Tibet via overland route from Xining to Lhasa  (1,907km long). I have been curious about Tibet for quite sometime.  The mysterious Tibetan that stayed up high on the mountain and they looked a lot like the Native Americans in US, the stories of the Dalai Lama with monasteries and nunneries playing a very strong role in Tibetan culture, the political struggles and so on. 1,053 more words

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Tibet, Vajrabhairava and consort 15th c.

This meditational deity is the wrathful form of bodhisattva Manjushri, whose head is at the top. Vajrabhairava is depicted here with his consort Vajravetali. The central buffalo head is adorned with a skull crown. 85 more words

Buddhist Sculpture

Tufenkian Shakti Zephyr Midnight Area Rug

 

Size: 10’ X 14’

Weave: Tibetan weave

Origin: Nepal

Material: yak wool

Style: Transitional

Shipping: n/a – pick up only

Price: $9,200 USD o.b.o

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Lifestyle

Progress and Diversity

The first day of classes are over and I need to do homework as well as some tech-editing tonight, but I thought I’d show my progress over the last week or so. 611 more words

Knitting

Sepen (Spicy Tibetan Dipping Sauce) and the Nightshade Fairy

Tibet in a bowl!  I have never been to Tibet as such, but I’ve been close on a number of occasions, visiting various Tibetan regions of Northern India.   1,461 more words

Food