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Waking Up Closer To Tibet

Waking Up Closer To Tibet

HT Smartcast Originals



Waking Up Closer to Tibet takes listeners on a riveting journey of unravelling Tibet, its rich history, culture, art, tradition, religion, and people. On this show, public speaker and translator Tenzin Chodon (@tenzin.chodon.24) interviews experts who know Tibet in their own unique ways every week.This is an HT Smartcast Original.

Waking Up Closer To Tibet
Waking Up Closer To Tibet
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Available Episodes

11:17
Largest Tibetan Settlements In India
EPISODE 15
15 Jun 2022

Did you know that there are approximately 39 Tibetan settlements in different states of India? Many Tibetans have been living in exile for over 60 years. Their settlements are ofte ... Read more

15 Jun11 MINS
38:08
Tibetan Medicine : A unique art of healing (Part 2)
EPISODE 14
12 May 2022

Did you know that consuming certain Tibetan precious pills on auspicious days based on the lunar calendar enhances the efficacy of these pills? What is the relationship between the ... Read more

12 May38 MINS
23:22
Tibetan Medicine : A Unique Art Of Healing
EPISODE 13
27 Apr 2022

Did you know traditional Tibetan physicians diagnose diseases and illnesses with pulse reading? The art of pulse reading comes from the system of Tibetan medicine/Sowa Rigpa. Sowa- ... Read more

27 Apr23 MINS
12:43
The tale of Milarepa : From sorcerer to becoming a Buddha
EPISODE 12
13 Apr 2022

Who is Milarepa and why is his story an integral part of Tibetan folklore? This is the story of an ordinary man in Tibet whose life was filled with misery and challenges but with h ... Read more

13 Apr13 MINS
44:45
Tibetan Cinema and Storytelling
EPISODE 11
06 Apr 2022

How can films help us understand Tibetans, their culture and life as refugees in exile? Cinema is not only known to be influential in shaping our perspectives, but is often also a ... Read more

06 Apr45 MINS
12:17
Tibetan Music : The music of the Himalayas
EPISODE 10
30 Mar 2022

Tibetan music is the music of Tibet and is a reflection of its culture. The music can transport you imaginatively to the Himalayas. The tradition of singing Buddhist parables among ... Read more

30 Mar12 MINS
34:30
What makes Tibetans unique
EPISODE 9
23 Mar 2022

Apart from the scenic Himalayan landscape and the rich flora and fauna, what makes Tibet truly special is its people - the Tibetan people. There is an intriguing folklore in the cu ... Read more

23 Mar35 MINS
12:42
Tibetan food beyond momos
EPISODE 8
16 Mar 2022

Tibetans don't eat momos every day. Tibetan cuisine doesn't end at momos! In fact, it consists of a wide variety of dishes. Tibetan food reflects the beautiful Himalayan culture. T ... Read more

16 Mar13 MINS
19:57
The truth about life and parallel universes in Tibetan Thangka art
EPISODE 7
09 Mar 2022

Ever seen beautiful scroll paintings with striking images of Buddhist deities and mandalas telling stories? That is the Thangka Art. The tradition of Thangka in Tibet is over cen ... Read more

09 Mar20 MINS
11:53
It’s Losar - the Tibetan New Year!
EPISODE 6
02 Mar 2022

The Tibetan New Year is around the corner. And it is called – Losar in Tibetan. Losar is the first day of the first month of the Tibetan lunar/luni-solar calendar. This year, in 2 ... Read more

02 Mar12 MINS
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