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Summary: In Tibet, a once-sovereign nation for thousands of years, much of the country remains under harsh Communist Chinese rule and "patriotic re-education." The surviving Tibetan folk music shapes an endangered people's identity. Ngawang Choephel, a Tibetan musicologist who fled for India at the age of two, returned home to capture the music of his people. He was arrested and sentenced to eighteen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TIB

Summary: "When a young man notices several thefts of sought-after Tibetan mastiffs from local farms, he decides to sell his family's dog before it is stolen and sold on the black market. His father, an aging Tibetan herder, is furious when he discovers their dog missing. His search to buy back his dog leads to a series of tragicomic events that threaten to tear the family apart, while showing the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films Home Video 2012

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN OLD

Summary: Tharlo is a Tibetan shepherd, used to living with little human contact. Visiting a Tibetan town in Qinghai province to obtain a proper ID card from the local police station, Tharlo surprises Police Chief Dorje by reciting from memory a lengthy excerpt from one of Chairman Mao's essays. But things develop in a romantic rather than a political direction. To prepare for his ID photo, Tharlo needs...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN THA

Summary: The original Ohm is a hand cast and hand hammered singing bowl made of pure brass. Accompanying this 3.5 inch diameter bowl is a classic hand carved wooden striker and has sewn felt cushion.

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Publisher / Publication Date: [Distributed by the Ohm store] 1990

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3 available in Sight and Sound Equipment, Call number: Music equipment-Singing bowl kit #1
Call number: Music equipment-Singing bowl kit #2
Call number: Music equipment-Singing bowl kit #3

Gyuto Monks

Contents: Yamantaka (27:44) -- Mahakala (26:58) -- #2 for Gaia (9:17).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rykodisc 1989

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/ASIAN GYU

Roerich, Nicholas

Summary: Nikolaj Konstantinovich Rerih rodilsja (27 sentjabrja) 9 oktjabrja 1874 goda v Peterburge v sem'e notariusa. Do 1897 goda Nikolaj uchilsja v Akademii hudozhestv u Kuindzhi, a takzhe v studii Kormona v Parizhe. Pozzhe Rerih byl chlenom ob#edinenija «Mir iskusstva». S detskih let Reriha vlekli zhivopis', arheologija, istorija no, prezhde vsego, bogatejshee kul'turnoe nasledie Vostoka. Vse jeto,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: "Vieda" 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 491.7 ROE

Sherab Ling (Monastery : Himachal Pradesh, India)

Contents: Mahamudra lineage prayer & meditation -- Mahakala puja. Invocation and offering to Mahakala ; Receiving blessings and dedicating the merit to world peace and harmony.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Naxos World [distributor] 2003

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/ASIAN SHE

Tesson, Sylvain

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Summary: "The Art of Patience is an account of an expedition to the mountains of Tibet in search of the elusive snow leopard. After recovering from an accident, adventurer Sylvain Tesson and his traveling companions embraced the virtues of patience and silence, and were rewarded when the snow leopard revealed itself"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2021

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Namkhai Norbu

Contents: The practice of Chöd -- The long life practice of Mandarava -- The song of the vajra.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Amiata 1993

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AISIAN NAM

Pattison, Eliot

Summary: "Shan Tao Yun, now the reluctant constable of a remote Tibetan town, has learned to expect the impossible at the roof of the world, but nothing has prepared him for his discovery when he investigates a report that a nun has been savagely assaulted by ghosts. In an ancient tomb by the old nun lies a gilded saint buried centuries earlier, flanked by the remains of a Chinese soldier killed fifty...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Summary: "This one-of-a-kind documentary narrated by Sir Ben Kingsley is a profoundly-cinematic portrait of the renowned Mongolian Buddhist leader, Khamba Lama Natsagdorj. Faith and science are elegantly reconciled as we're immersed in the Lama's eclectic, relentless humanitarian efforts. This depiction of the Lama's life of focused charity is an inspirational journey through his homeland that reaches...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MED

Jamyang Norbu.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAM

Lioy, Stephen

Summary: Lonely Planet Tibet is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike around sacred Mt Kailash, join pilgrims at the Jokhang, Tibet's holiest sanctum, or view Mt Everest unobstructed from Rongphu Monastery; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Tibet and begin your journey now!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.15 LON

Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wisdom Publications 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3923 DAL

Khandro

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.374 RIN

Khechog, Nawang.

Contents: 1. Nobel peace laureate, 1989 (6:44) -- 2. The Dalai Lama of Tibet (4:17) -- 3. Leading the path of non-violence (4:19) -- 4. Loving even one's enemy (4:38) -- 5. Being kind to all (4:51) -- 6. Caring for our mother nature (4:11) -- 7. Working for world peace (5:37) -- 8. Tibet for peace sanctuary (6:28) -- 9. Tienanmen Square for Chinese warriors (8:32) -- 10. The human heart is for kindness...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sounds True 1989

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD NEW AGE KHE

Summary: Due to a traditional preference for male offspring, rural China now suffers from a shortage of women - and, in turn, an increase in kidnapping and human trafficking. This documentary follows a determined Chinese investigator as he attempts to locate and free a young trafficking victim. In the process, viewers learn about the problem of human trafficking and its mechanisms, which feed brothels...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Karma-gliṅ-pa

Summary: Contains a translation of the key Buddhist text that follows a Buddhist priest and student as they guide a deceased person into afterlife, chronicling the progress of the soul through death and rebirth in three stages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 KAR

Trungpa, Chögyam

Summary: This book is based on two historic seminars of the 1970s, in which ChOgyam Trungpa introduced the tantric teachings of Tibetan Buddhism to his Western students for the first time. Each seminar bore the title "The Nine Yanas." Yana, a Sanskrit word meaning "vehicle," refers to a body of doctrine and practical instruction that enables students to advance spiritually on the path of Buddha-dharma....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 TRU

Summary: "The title of the present recording - Dhama suna - refers specifically to the secular tradition of music and dancing assciated with the court of the Dalai Lama and known by the name of gar."

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Detour 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/ASIAN TIB

Fox, Jennifer

Summary: Recognized at birth as the reincarnation of a famous spiritual teacher, Western-born Yeshi struggles to maintain a normal family life while his father, a Buddhist teacher, tries to convince him to embrace his cultural heritage and destiny as a leader of the Tibetan people.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MY

Pearlman, Ellen

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inner Traditions 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 PEA

Sonneborn, Liz

Summary: Home to many mountains, including the highest point on the planet, Tibet is sometimes called "The Roof of the World." Despite Tibet's official status as a part of China, the country's people widely consider it to be an independent nation. Readers will trace Tibet's long history to discover how this conflict came to be. Along the way, they will find out how Tibet's people live, how the region is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 951 SON

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 ENC

Summary: Blogging is booming in China, offering young people the chance to let the world know what's on their minds. In this TEDTalk, journalist Yang Lan provides insight into the next generation of Chinese citizens by looking at their use of social media. Among the first to grow up under the one-child policy, bloggers are coping with its societal fall-out as well as problems of urbanization - low...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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