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the sacred city of Lamaism

a breed of terrier having a long heavy coat raised in Tibet as watchdogs


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IN 1997, the Dalai Lama revealed that Lodro Chokyi Nyima, a twoyear- old child born in Lhasa, Tibet, was the fourth re- incarnation of Karmapa Jamgon Kongtrul, a Buddhist master.
Thomas Arnold, in his book, The Preaching of Islam, says that marriages and social interactions were responsible for Tibetan Muslim population to grow into a sizable community around Lhasa, Tibet's capital.
The London-based group Free Tibet said cousins Tsepo, 20, and Tenzin, 25, called for independence for Tibet as they set themselves on fire on Thursday in front of a government building in their village in Biru county north of Lhasa, Tibet's main city, reports The Guardian.
Most recently, on May 27, 2012 two Tibetans were the first to set themselves on fire in Lhasa, Tibet's tightly-controlled administrative capital.
The Tibetans organized almost daily anti-China protests after mid-2008 when a Tibetan uprising in Lhasa, Tibet's capital, was brutally suppressed by Chinese security agencies.
Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc (NYSE: HOT), a US-based hotel company, has announced opening of The St Regis Lhasa Resort in Lhasa, Tibet.
For one, the Dalai Lama has lived in northern India - in Dharmasala - ever since he fled Lhasa, Tibet, in 1959.
There was (most appropriately) a black-and-white picture of Chinese soldiers lining people up on a street in Lhasa, Tibet. While most stories get the reader's attention with one verbal flag, this one had four.
Summary: On March 14, the otherworldly calm of Lhasa, Tibet's holy city, was shattered by riots and gunfire.
Anti-government protests in Lhasa, Tibet, on Friday snowballed into bloody clashes between ethnic Tibetans and Chinese security forces, resulting in 10 fatalities, according to China's state-run Xinhua News Agency.
In the winter of 1938, a team of five Nazi SS officers, accompanied by an entourage of local porters, made its way to Lhasa, Tibet, undertaking an anthropological expedition to the "top of the world" financed in part by Heinrich Himmler, the Reichsfuhrer SS.
* China completed the highest railroad in the world, linking Beijing and Lhasa, Tibet.
The new services include a new daily flight from Guangzhou to Lhasa, Tibet, with a stopover in Shangri-La.
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