Arnaud Desjardins Arnaud Desjardins was a producer at the Office de Radiodiffusion Télévision Française from 1952 to 1974, and was one of the first high profile practitioners of Eastern religion in France.
Bhavacakra The bhavacakra (Sanskrit; Pali: bhavacakka; Tibetan: srid pa'i 'khor lo) is a symbolic representation of samsara (or cyclic existence) found on the outside walls of Tibetan Buddhist temples and monasteries in the Indo-Tibetan region.
Buddhist prayer beads Buddhist prayer beads are a traditional tool used to count the number of times a mantra is recited whilst meditating.
Buddhist symbolism Buddhist symbolism is the use of Buddhist art to represent certain aspects of dhamma, which began in the 4th century BCE. Anthropomorphic symbolism appeared from around the 1st century CE with t...
Cham Dance The Cham Dance, associated with some sects of Buddhism, is a lively dance that employs dancers wearing masks and ornamented costumes.
Cham dance The cham dance, is a lively masked and costumed dance associated with some sects of Buddhism, and is part of Buddhist festivals.
Dramyin Cham Dramyin Cham (Dzongkha: Dramnyen Cham) is a form of Cham dance - a masked and costumed dance performed in Tibetan Buddhism ceremonies in Bhutan, Sikkim, Himalayan West Bengal and Tibet (wh...
Dung-Dkar Dung-Dkar translated from Tibetan is literally “white conch” (Tibetan-English Dharma Dictionary, 2003), and true to its name, it is a trumpet formed from a white conch shell of the species Tur...
Dungchen The dungchen is a long trumpet or horn used in Tibetan Buddhist ceremonies.
Dzi bead Dzi bead (Tib. གཟི།; pronounced "zee"; alternative spelling: gzi) is a type of stone bead of uncertain origin worn as part of a necklace and sometimes as a bracelet.
Gar (music) Gar music style is a Tibetan form of chanting and dancing.
In Secret Tibet In Secret Tibet (In disguise amongst lamas, robbers, and wise men) is a travel book by author Theodore Illion, first published in English in 1937.
Kalachakra stupa In Buddhism, a Kalachakra stupa is a stupa whose symbolism is not connected to events in the Buddha's life, but instead to the symbolism of the Kalachakra Tantra, created to protect against nega...
Kayla Komito Kayla Komito (aka Kay Hollingshead and Kay Komito) is a Tibetan thanka painter.
Khata A khatak is a traditional ceremonial scarf, originated from Tibetan culture, it later adopted by the countries (Mongolia, Bhutan, Nepal, some part of Russia and India etc.) where Tibetan Buddh...
Lhabab Duchen Lhabab Düchen is one of the four Buddhist festivals commemorating four events in the life of the Buddha, according to Tibetan traditions.
Little Buddha Little Buddha is a 1993 Italian-French-British drama film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci and starring Chris Isaak, Bridget Fonda and Keanu Reeves as Prince Siddhartha (the Buddha before his...
Miksang Miksang is a Tibetan word meaning "good eye."
Monlam Prayer Festival Monlam also known as The Great Prayer Festival, falls on 4th -11th day of the 1st Tibetan month in Tibetan Buddhism.
Music of Tibet The music of Tibet reflects the cultural heritage of the trans-Himalayan region, centered in Tibet but also known wherever ethnic Tibetan groups are found in Nepal, Bhutan, India and further abroad.
Norbulingka Institute The Norbulingka Institute was founded in 1988 by the present 14th Dalai Lama at Sidhpur, near Dharamsala, India.
Portrait of Yutog Yontan Gonpo The Portrait of Yutog Yontan Gonpo is an 17th century Buddhist depiction of the lama and the physician Yutog Yontan Gonpo of Tibet.
Samsara (2001 film) Samsara is a 2001 independent Indian/Italian/French/German film which tells the story of a Buddhist monk's quest to find Enlightenment.
Sandpainting Sandpainting is the art of pouring colored sands, powdered pigments from minerals or crystals, and pigments from other natural or synthetic sources onto a surface to make a fixed, or unfixed sand painting.
Seven Years in Tibet (1997 film) Seven Years in Tibet is a French 1997 film based on the 1952 book Seven Years in Tibet written by Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer on his experiences in Tibet between 1944 and 1951 d...
Shambala (song) "Shambala" is a song written by Daniel Moore and made famous by two almost simultaneous releases in 1973, the better-known but slightly later Three Dog Night version, which reached number 3 on t...
Stele of Sulaiman The Stele of Sulaiman is a Yuan Dynasty stele that was erected in 1348 to commemorate the benefactors and donors to a Buddhist temple at the Mogao Caves southeast of Dunhuang in Gansu, China.
Thangka A thangka, also known as tangka, thanka or tanka (Nepal Bhasa: पौभा) is a painting on cotton, or silk appliqué, usually depicting a Buddhist deity, scene, or mandala of some sort.
The Cup The Cup (Phörpa) is a 1999 comedy film directed by Khyentse Norbu.
Tibetan horn The Tibetan horn (dungchen; mongol : Hiidiin buree ;) is a long trumpet or horn used in Tibetan Buddhist and Mongolian buddhist ceremonies.
Tibetan incense Tibetan incense usually refers to a common style of incense found in Tibet, Northern parts of Nepal, and Bhutan.
Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts The Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts was founded by Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama on reaching Dharamsala, India in exile from Tibet in August 1959, it was one of the first institutes set up...
Tibetan National Anthem The current Tibetan National Anthem, known as Gyallu, was written by Trijang Rinpoche in 1950.
Tree of physiology The Tree of physiology is a Tibetan Thangka depicting human physiology and certain pathological transformations.