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2014-06-21 23:04:31

Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based tour company, is now promoting tailor-made tours to the region. Tibet (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based tour company, is now promoting tailor-made tours to Tibet. The significance of Yarlung Tsangpo can be understood from the very name of the ancient Tibetan civilisation—Yarlung Civilisation. Yarlung is the name of the river and Tsangpo is a Tibetan word that means “river”. In the places nearby Lhasa, Yarlung Tsangpo is simply known as...

2014-06-17 23:03:54

Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based tour company, is now promoting tailor-made tours to the region. Tibet (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Explore Tibet, a Lhasa-based tour company, is now promoting tailor-made tours to Tibet. Once known as the mysterious capital city of the forbidden Kingdom of Tibet, Lhasa today has became one of the top travel destinations of the world. It is like your gateway to explore Tibet, the experience so thrilling and unforgettable that you will cherish for all your...

2014-06-14 23:01:34

Tibet Travel Org, Tibet Vista Tour, (http://www.tibettravel.org) updates some useful tips for first-time visitors to Tibet, a hot tourist destination with high altitude and harsh environment. Travelers will make a great preparation by following these tips. Lhasa, Tibet (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 In recent years, Tibet has attracted more and more new visitors with its increasing accessibility. But many travelers have no idea how to prepare a trip to this unique destination with high altitude...

2014-05-15 08:27:29

WADDINXVEEN, The Netherlands, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dalai Lama endorses Save Our Soils campaign On Monday 12th May the Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet, accepted a "Soilmate" that was offered to him by Volkert Engelsman, CEO of Eosta/Nature & More and initiator of the international Save Our Soils campaign. The event took place at the 'Education of the Heart' symposium in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The Dalai Lama confirmed that saving fertile soils...

2014-03-27 04:20:50

TOKYO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It would be hard to overstate the rapturous welcome given to the Dalai Lama when he visited a community of people affected by leprosy in India recently. The feeling was clearly mutual. "Dear brothers and sisters, I am extremely happy to come here and see you," the spiritual leader told a crowd of 500 at the Kasturba Gram Colony in Tahirpur Leprosy Complex, New Delhi, on March 20. After clasping hands with as many people as time permitted, the...

2014-03-03 20:20:45

CRANBURY, N.J., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innophos Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPHS), a leading international producer of performance-critical and nutritional specialty ingredients, today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Robert Harrer as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Harrer comes to Innophos with over twenty years of experience in various global financial leadership positions. He most recently served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief...

2014-02-27 23:02:07

His Holiness the Dalai Lama personally recognized the Co-Founders of Operation Smile, Dr. Bill and Kathy Magee, for their humanitarian efforts during an event at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in San Francisco, California last weekend. Virginia Beach, Virginia (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 His Holiness the Dalai Lama personally recognized the Co-Founders of Operation Smile, Dr. Bill and Kathy Magee, for their humanitarian efforts during an event at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in San Francisco, California...

2014-02-26 20:21:58

His Holiness Addressed Universal Responsibility & Alleviating Inner Turmoil through Compassion in the 21st Century at a Public Talk at the Forum, Presented by Chase on the 25th and Q & A Session with Ann Curry on the 26th at the California Science Center LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lourdes Foundation, an international organization compassionately empowering and lifting up the lives of youth to build a stronger foundation for the future leaders of our global...

2014-02-18 08:25:52

LONDON, February 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landmark Conference in London on God in the 21stCentury Around 500 delegates from 26 countries attended a landmark conference, including faith leaders from various countries, politicians, government officials, members of the diplomatic corps, academics and representatives of various NGOs. The conference also received many messages of support from key figures including Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, His Holiness...

2014-02-15 23:03:19

"Dalai Lama Awakening" a film that explores the spiritual and life-changing journeys of innovative Western thinkers who have met with the Dalai Lama. Narrated by Harrison Ford, this film reflects the inner transformation of these travelers. Apple Valley, California (PRWEB) February 15, 2014 The Hi-Desert Center for Spiritual Living in Apple Valley, California and Wakan films presents a Preview Screening of Director Khashyar Darvich's documentary film, Dalai Lama Awakening,...


Latest Tibet Reference Libraries

Tibetan Pony
2014-05-27 11:13:01

The Tibetan Pony is a breed of pony native to Tibet, once believed to be bred from ancient Mongolian stock and other Chinese breeds. Horses have been kept by wealthy locals and farmers in Tibet, as well as by the Dalai Lama and other religious figures. Some Tibetan ponies were gifts to Chinese Emperors during the Ming and Tang dynasties. They were also traded for tea from the southern Sichuan province into the late 1950s. The route traveled for this trade activity was a route between Lhasa...

Tibetan Antelope, Pantholops hodgsonii
2012-10-04 16:07:51

The Tibetan antelope (Pantholops hodgsonii), also known as the chiru, is native to the Tibetan Plateau. Its range is nearly completely restricted to China, including Xinjiang, Tibet, and Qinghai, with a few populations occurring in Ladakh, India. This species prefers a habitat on flatlands with open areas and little vegetation. The Tibetan antelope is the sole member of its genus and holds no subspecies. Its genus name, Pantholops, means “all antelope” in Latin. There is one extinct...

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2008-05-27 16:58:34

The Lhasa Apso is a hunting breed from Tibet originally bred to guard monasteries. The breed often barked a warning to its master until the master came to check on the intruder. The breed generally stands 10 to 11 inches tall and weighs 12 to 14 pounds. The breed should have muscular legs and a tail which is carried in a tight screw over the back. The Lhasa Apso has medium sized dark brown eyes and a black nose. Its coat is double layered. The coat can be nearly any color and is generally...

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2007-08-23 03:17:19

The Onager (Equus hemionus), is a large mammal belonging to the horse family. It is native to the deserts of Syria, Iran, Pakistan, India, Israel, and Tibet. It is sometimes referred to as the half ass or Asian Wild Ass. There are six subspecies recognized, of which one is extinct and two endangered. Their range has contracted greatly under pressures of hunting and habitat loss. Onagers are a little larger than donkeys at about 640 pounds and 6.8 feet lengthwise. They are short-legged...

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2007-01-01 15:43:55

The Tibetan Macaque (Macaca thibetana), also known as Milne-Edwards' Macaque, is found in China, Tibet and Vietnam. This species lives in subtropical forests (mixed deciduous to evergreen) at altitude that range from 2,625 to 6,562 feet (800 to 2000 m). The Tibetan Macaque has a long dense brown fur with whiskers but a hairless face. The infants have silver and black fur that changes to its adult color at the age of two. Its diet consists mostly of fruit. It will also consume seeds, leaves,...

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Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'