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Chemar: The Auspicious Offering of Roasted Barley and Butter

Chemar: The Auspicious Offering of Roasted Barley and Butter

0 by / on 19/02/2015, 00:19 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth would like to wish all readers Losar Tashi Delek! February 19, 2015 marks the first day of Tibetan New Year (Losar), the Tibetan year is 2142, the Wood Sheep year.

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The Online Debate Continues: “Do We Need a Common Losar?”

The Online Debate Continues: “Do We Need a Common Losar?”

3 by / on 20/02/2012, 13:06 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost about Losar (Tibetan New Year) originally written in Tibetan and posted on a Tibetan-language blog site on January 4, 2012. This year, Chinese New Year fell on January 23, 2012, so this blogpost was posted in good time to catch the attention of readers before both Chinese and Tibetan new years. With Losar […]

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The Tradition of ‘Gu-thug’ Before Losar

The Tradition of ‘Gu-thug’ Before Losar

4 by / on 08/02/2010, 21:46 / in Comment

As Losar (Tibetan New Year) is quickly approaching this year on February 14, and Tibetans in Tibet and all over the world are proudly asserting their Tibetan identity, what better way to start the year 2137 with a traditional bowl of hot steaming Gu-thug on Friday evening?  High Peaks Pure Earth would not want anyone to partake in this tradition […]

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