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Stories about Literature in Tibet

Film review: Seven Years in Tibet

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Based on a true story, the 1997 Jean-Jacques Annaud film stars Brad Pitt as Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who, during an attempt to scale the Himalayan peak Nanga Parabat, is interned...

Destinations: Lhasa | Tibet
Topics: Culture | People | Literature | Religion | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | Art

Pico Polo

Kenneth Champeon - kchampeon [19,687]

In the late 1980s, author Pico Iyer embarked on an Asian journey with the purpose of discovering to what extent Western - and especially American - culture had impinged on the cultures of the newly...

Destinations: Nepal | Bali | Indonesia | Tibet | Tokyo | Manila | Hong Kong | Mumbai | India | Lhasa | China | Kathmandu | Thailand | Japan | Philippines | Bangkok
Topics: Travel | Literature
Potala Palace contains many original statues, scrolls, and other Buddhist/Tibetan artifacts. It is an important site for Tibetan pilgrims and is open to the public as a museum.

The Don Juan of Dalai Lamas

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

* * * * * I sought my lover at twilight Snow fell at daybreak. Residing at the Potala I am Rigdzin Tsangyang Gaytso But in the back alleys of Shol-town I am rake and stud. Secret or not No matter.

Destinations: Lhasa | Tibet
Topics: People | Literature | Religion | Ancient History
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