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Happy Losar! Tibetan New Year

Happy 2140, the year of the snake! Though Losar, like Chinese New Year, is generally an occasion for festivities, things for Tibetans are a little different this year. For the fifth year in a row, Lobsang Sangay, the exiled prime … Continue reading

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THE STORY BEHIND THE PICTURE

The Story Behind The Picture Sea of Monks I was in Xiahe, in China’s Gansu province, shooting the Tibetan New Year celebrations at Labrang Monastery, the largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery outside of Tibet proper.  The monks there were gathering for … Continue reading

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