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The Tibetan Liberation from Feudal Serfdom

Tibet is located at the center of Asia. It is home to the world’s highest peaks, an extensive elevated plateau, and deep river valleys. It is also home to more than six million Tibetans. Tibet has an average altitude of over two miles above sea level, and its nickname, “The Roof of the World”, is […]



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Common Assignment Sharing State: Tibet

In my class Tourism and Ethnicity in China we have been focusing on the different ethnic minorities who live in China and how tourism is impacting their lifestyle. For my common assignment I focused on Tibet and created a National Geographic style paper about the struggles that they have been facing over the past 50 […]



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Tibetan Chinese Relations

I had heard a lot about recent events involving Tibet and China. I had seen the commercials asking for support for TIbet. I saw the headlines “Monks on Fire” and “The Dalai Lama Surrenders”, but what was the complex relations between these groups. I set out to find the meaning of being “Pro-TIbet” and found […]



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Tibetan Buddhism

To talk about Tibetan Buddhism we must first look at Buddhism as a whole. Buddhism is a religion that focuses on peace and happiness. Buddhists realize that suffering is inevitable, but also believe one can suffer and still have peace of mind and tranquility. They also believe that our bodies are just vehicles for the […]



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