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  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Rin chen don 'grub རིན་ཆེན་དོན་འགྲུབ།;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    When I was seven (the year 2000) my family had ten horses. These horses were very important, especially when we moved from one pasture to another. Among the horses was G.yang rta - a gentle, white horse. There were five children in my family aged from five to ten. When ...

  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Bianca Horlemann;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    This monograph is an important contribution to the field of Islam studies in China and provides thought-provoking insights on the Islamic revival movement in twenty-first century Xining, the capital of Qinghai Province. It has a special focus on the contemporary Salafiy...

  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Tshe dbang rdo rje ཚེ་དབང་རྡོ་རྗེ། (Caixiangduojie 才项多杰);
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    The king was very curious about Uncle Ston pa after hearing many stories of him tricking others. The king waited for Uncle Ston pa by the river near his palace. ...

  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Rnam rgyal རྣམ་རྒྱལ།;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    A retreatant finished chanting for a family, packed up the offerings from the host, and started back to his hermitage feeling satisfied. A rabbit, called Ja dkrug mgo 'Trouble Maker', watched the retreatant through an evergreen bush, and decided he wanted to cheat the r...

  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Konchok Gelek དཀོན་མཆོག་དགེ་ལེགས། (Dkon mchog dge legs, Gengqiu Gelai 更求格来);
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    Tshe ring don grub was born in 1961 in Sog rdzong (Henan) Mongolian Autonomous County of Rma lho (Huangnan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Mtsho sngon (Qinghai) Province. Though he is classified as Mongolian, his mother tongue is A mdo Tibetan. Smug pa is his second nov...

  • publication . Article . 2016
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Jacqueline H Fewkes; Abdul Nasir Khan;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    The late nineteenth and early twentieth century system of transHimalayan-Karakorum trade in Ladakh (India) was a regionally significant branch of the oft-discussed "Silk Route" that connected Central and South Asia. In this article we explore the socio-political lives o...

  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Rnam rgyal རྣམ་རྒྱལ།;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    A hunter with a quiver full of arrows at the right side of his waist and a rainbow-like bow on his back was on his way to a deep, narrow valley that slowly opened to a jungle in which only a bold man would dare set foot. Big trees held their numerous arms around each ot...

  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Tshe dbang rdo rje ཚེ་དབང་རྡོ་རྗེ། (Caixiangduojie 才项多杰);
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    One morning Uncle Ston pa was going to have breakfast when he saw Tshe ring, the oil merchant whom he had tricked, coming to take revenge. Uncle Ston pa jumped up and ran for a long time on an empty stomach. At around noon he saw a nunnery in the distance. Even though h...

  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Pad+ma dbang chen པདྨ་དབང་ཆེན།;
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    Uncle Ston pa was asked to accompany a high-ranking bla ma to Thailand and translate for him while he attended a meeting to discuss religious points of view and rituals. One early morning, Uncle Ston pa and the bla ma went to the Zi ling Airport to take a non-stop fligh...

  • publication . Article . 2017
    Open Access Tibetan
    Authors:
    Tshe dbang rdo rje ཚེ་དབང་རྡོ་རྗེ། (Caixiangduojie 才项多杰);
    Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives

    While fleeing the nunnery, Uncle Ston pa heard, "Help me! Buddha!" He followed the sound and saw a poor young man kneeling on the ground and shouting. Seeing the man's patched clothes and worn-out shoes, Uncle Ston pa asked, "Hey! Young man! What's wrong?" ...

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