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Tibet Arts

Carpets offer an insight into Tibet

  Colourful carpets: New Plymouth Trade Aid shop manager Donna Stonnell holds up one of the Tibetan carpets.Taranaki people have the chance to see rarely seen carpets from Tibet.

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‘I Express Myself Through Art’, The Gyalwang Karmapa Tells us Students

A group of students from Emory University with Gyalwang Karmapa Rinpoche at Gyuto Monastery, Dharamshala, India. Photo: Outlook Tibet28 May 2013 – Dharamsala: - When a group of students from Emory University in the United States recently visited the Gyalwang Karmapa, he spoke candidly with them about his life.

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Tibetan Architecture: Still a comparatively unexplored field

Traditional Tibetan architecture Photo: Outlook TibetTibet has produced one of the world's most unique and easily-recognizable forms of architecture. Nevertheless, systematic study of Tibetan architecture is still a comparatively unexplored field.

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Folk Music Soars in Exile: A Dedication to the People of Tibet

Tibetan folk music in London, very talented performers participated in the event which being held in London, UK, on 31st October 2011. Photo: TPI/Sam

London: The soaring melodies of Tibetan folk music have blessed not just the ears of those living in the land of snows. The Tibetan community in exile based in London have been fortunate enough to enjoy the rich vocals and melodic harmonies of Tibetan musicians, with performances by a trio of Tibetan performers, who have all come from Eastern Tibet's Amdo region.

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Tibetan art and architecture almost entirely religious in character

Tibetan Buddhist architecture. Photo: Outlook TibetTibetan art and architecture have been almost entirely religious in character (see Tibetan Buddhism). The art of Tibetan Lamaism retains strong elements drawn from the forms of both Hinduism and Buddhism in India and Nepal, and was later influenced by the arts of China.

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Peak Art: A Contemporary Tibetan Art Gallery in Dharamshala

Setting Up for July 6th Exhibition at Peak Art Gallery, Dharamshala, India. Photo: TPI

Dharamshala: - Culture is an indispensable tool in the expression of both personal and collective identity. The Tibetan culture in particular is increasingly fractured as it is suspended without geographical grounding, and the identities of Tibetans living in exile as well as those who remain in Tibet teeter on precarious footing.

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Tibetan Artist Transports Twenty Tonnes of soil from Tibet to India

Kalon tripa, Dr. Lobsang Sangay walks on Tibetan soil at TCV, near Mcleod Ganj, Dharamshala, India, 26th October 2011. Photo: TPI

Dharamshala: - The Tibetan contemporary artist Tenzing Rigdol has transported 20,000 kg of soil from Tibet to Dharamshala, northern India, to build a site-specific installation.

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Tibet Architectures: monastery, palace, tomb & folk house

Traditional Potala Palace. Photo: Outlook TibetWhen talking about Tibetan architecture, most people associate it with Tibetan Buddhist architecture, especially the elaborately decorated temples and monasteries with notable Buddhist characteristics. However, Tibet architecture is more than that.

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TIBETAN ARCHITECTURE AND THE TADC:

Lhasa Jebumgang temple, 3-D model by Ken Okuma based on THF survey. Photo: Tibet Haritage Fund

TADC was founded in 1991 as an integral part of the Library of Tibetan Works & Archives (LTWA), JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING . It primarily aims to act as a significant guiding force for disseminating information about Tibetan Architecture as a living and evolving practice.

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