The fifth “ITLR Editorial Retreat” organized and conducted by the Khyentse Center the aim of editing and publishing new entries of the “Indo-Tibetan Lexical Resource” (ITLR), will take place April 07–09, 2017 in Plön. The objective of this second hackathon is to further develop algorithmic tools that will facilitate the comprehensive study of canonical Buddhist texts, including scriptures, commentaries, and related treatises.The specific corpus of interest is the Tibetan Buddhist canon, consisting mostly of...
Entering Tibet you feel as though you've found an entirely different world.
Politically, Tibet is an autonomous region of China, but there is an independence movement and even a government-in-exile headed by the former ruler, the Dalai Lama. Travellers who disagree with the current political situation may think they have an ethical dilemma because if they go to Tibet they feel they are implicitly supporting the Chinese regime, with some of their money going to the Chinese authorities.
Until 1949, Tibet's national religion was Lamaism Buddhism, which was headed by the Dalai Lama.
The Dalai Lama is revered by Tibetans as the spiritual and political leader of the nation.
The r Dzogs pa chen po yang rtse klong chen, together with the A Khrid and the Zhang zhung snyan rgyud cycles, epitomize, by virtue of the relevant lineages, the main systems of transmission of Atiyoga tenets in the Bon tradition. March 06–26, 2016, Shechen Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal As a part of the ARPI project—aiming at fostering research activities in the Himalayan Buddhist monastic seminaries and developing collaborative research projects between monastic research centers and the Western academia—the Khyentse...
The text will be presented and analyzed in its ontologic... The Khyentse Center is organizing and conducting its fourth “ITLR Editorial Retreat” (February 20–25, 2017, Missionsakedemie der Universität Hamburg) with the aim of editing and publishing new entries of the “Indo-Tibetan Lexical Resource” (ITLR) and further develop and introduce new features...
), Lhasa dialect: Pö; Mandarin Chinese: 西藏, Xīzàng) is sometimes described as the "roof of the world"; the entire region is on a high plateau and there are many large mountains.
The area has its own unique culture, and most travellers will find some of the plants, wildlife and domestic animals quite exotic as well.
Also, you spot an Orthodox Jewish man in the black and white "uniform" buying a coffee at Dunkin Donuts and think: "Wow, is Dunkin Donuts kosher?
" Our relationship works for many reasons (knocking on wood here).
Tibet is officially known as the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China.