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Thukpa

Recipe: Thukpa

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Thukpa is popular throughout all the Himalayan countries, and there are as many preparations as there are cooks who make it. The best thing is that Thukpa may be made with or without meat, and may include any number of vegetables.

Destinations: Nepal | Tibet | Bhutan
Topics: People | Religion | Performing Arts | Ancient History
Little Buddha

Film Review: Little Buddha

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In this film adaptation of a true story, a Tibetan Buddhist lama's search for the reincarnation of his former teacher leads him to Seattle, and then back to Bhutan for the verification process of...

Destinations: Tibet | Bhutan
Topics: People | Religion | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | Ancient History
Black Narcissus

Film Review: Black Narcissus

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Based on the novel by Rumer Godden, Black Narcissus tells the story of a cloister of nuns from the Convent of the Order of the Servants of Mary, who travel to the Himalayas to establish an Anglican...

Destinations: Nepal | Tibet | Bhutan
Topics: People | Religion | Performing Arts
Travellers and Magicians

Film Review: Travellers and Magicians

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Travellers and Magicians is an excellent portrait of Bhutanese life and culture, with its lush and lofty landscape as a backdrop, overlaid with the mystical music of composer David Hykes. The story is...

Destinations: Bhutan
Topics: Culture | People | Performing Arts
Bhutanese spiritual leader-turned film director Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche discusses his new film "Travellers and Magicians".

Bhutanese Lama's new movie

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,638]

The silence of the lama has proved short-lived -- Bhutanese spiritual leader-turned film director Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche, who won international acclaim in 2000 with his movie " The Cup ",...

Destinations: Thimphu | Bhutan
Topics: Performing Arts
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