Author: rudi

31.1.2018 Presentation: Tent or settlement? Tibetan nomads under the influence of Chinese development policy

(Dr. Jarmila Ptáčková) Current development policy in western China does not only affect the landscape and the environment, but also the daily lives of local residents such as the Tibetans. The government’s ambition is not only to expand and connection of existing cities, but also to urbanize rural areas and modernize “backward” livelihoods, such as […]

We are building a Tibetan stupa

On the estate of Thonmi z.s. a Tibetan stupa will be constructed. Stupas belong to everyday life in Tibetan and other areas of Central Asia. They are not only a symbol of Buddhism, they also depict the order of the universe. Construct with us Construction of the lower part has already started in October 2016. […]