NORLHA'S 15TH ANNIVERSARY
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NORLHA'S 15TH ANNIVERSARY

November 13th, 2022 marks the completion of Norlha’s 15th year in Ritoma: Fifteen years ago, we pitched our work tents in the valley at the entranc...

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NORLHA ARTISANS
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NORLHA ARTISANS

Norlha provides training and long-term employment opportunities for local nomads and families, equipping them with skills to become expert weavers,...

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THE FOUR FRIENDS
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THE FOUR FRIENDS

To celebrate this month’s full moon, we would like to offer a blessing to our community of friends. The Four Friends blessing is hand-painted in co...

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THE TIBETAN PICNIC
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THE TIBETAN PICNIC

Picnics are at the core of the Tibetan concept of leisure. With cities as hubs for commerce, city dwellers seek out nature as a source of enjoyment...

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CORE BLANKET COLLECTION
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CORE BLANKET COLLECTION

Inspired by the nomadic way of life on the Tibetan Plateau, Norlha’s core blankets reflect the landscape’s rugged beauty and the hardiness of the p...

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NORLHA'S FAMILY OF ARTISANS
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NORLHA'S FAMILY OF ARTISANS

Norlha provides training and long-term employment opportunities for local nomads and families, equipping them with skills to become expert weavers,...

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3 YAK STORIES
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3 YAK STORIES

Birth of a yak:  Each year, Spring on the Plateau begins with the birth a new crop of yeko, or baby yaks. As children, it was an exciting time. Whi...

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NEW YEAR REFLECTIONS
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NEW YEAR REFLECTIONS

As 2021 comes to a close, we look back with pride at the trajectory and challenges that we rode during this second pandemic marked year. Spread out...

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OM MANI PADME HŪM
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OM MANI PADME HŪM

Oṃ maṇi padme hūṃ is a praise to the four-armed Avalokiteshvara (translated as ‘the lord who looks in every direction’ or ‘the lord of what we s...

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NORLHA'S 14TH ANNIVERSARY
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NORLHA'S 14TH ANNIVERSARY

Kim, Dechen and Norlha staff meeting the tent office before the move, September 2007 An anniversary blows in a whiff of reminiscence. 14 years hav...

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THE CHO SANG LOGOE NUNNERY
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THE CHO SANG LOGOE NUNNERY

Cho Sang Logoe is a Tibetan Buddhist Nunnery following the Nyigmapa School, the most ancient of the four schools of Tibetan Buddhism. It was built...

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