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Nietupski: Muslims in Amdo Tibetan Society

Reading Response on Paul Nietupski’s Muslims in Amdo Tibetan Society:

This chapter by Paul Nietupski is a culturally and economically important topic for the history of Tibet as well as Tibetan Buddhists and Muslims. 229 more words


Humans of Himalayas : The Khampa

Second one in my series on Himalayan People

The Khampa

Tibet was traditionally divided into three regions. The U Tsang region in the West, the Kham region in the South West and Amdo region in the North West. 507 more words

Konga Shan - China

 The day we arrived in Kangding (9 hours from Chengdu), we found a nice, cheap hostel near the bus station. We thought next day we would go to Sertar or somewhere else. 466 more words


Trika to Repkong

 This morning started with a drive from the hotel in Trika to a small local monastery named after the Jokhang in Lhasa. It’s 400 years old and shows its age, but it was quite busy with local people performing prostrations, … 985 more words


Celebrating Losar in Amdo!

I haven’t celebrated Losar in many years, and normally I just get to eat the leftover khapsey. Which I love to dip into tea and munch away! 960 more words