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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PEACE DAY BLESSING
Religion and Culture

PEACE DAY BLESSING

Every order placed from 21st ~ 28th September will receive a handwritten calligraphy Peace Blessing. "May the world enjoy boundless peace", Calligr...

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RITOMA'S FOUR SACRED PEAKS
Animals and Surroundings

RITOMA'S FOUR SACRED PEAKS

Across the valley from the Norlha Atelier stands the highest peak in Ritoma, the Amney Tongra. Shaped in the hump of a crouching animal, it is the ...

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MONASTERY DECORATIONS
Religion and Culture

MONASTERY DECORATIONS

Tibetan temples stand as witness to the richness and many-layered creative arts expressed in their decorations. These include interior architecture...

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ASTROLOGY AND DIVINATION
Religion and Culture

ASTROLOGY AND DIVINATION

In every culture, astrology and divination provide a peek into the future. In Tibet, astrology is based on the Tibetan lunar calendar, drawn fr...

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CURATED NEWS JUNE 2021
Curated News

CURATED NEWS JUNE 2021

Curated news is a bi-monthly newsletter showcasing ideas, initiatives and practices from around the world and here in Ritoma. We hope these finding...

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NORBU
Religion and Culture

NORBU

Norbu in Tibetan means jewel. In a culture where the spiritual dominates the material, Norbu refers primarily to the Three Jewels; the Buddha, ...

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THE NUMBER 108
Religion and Culture

THE NUMBER 108

108 is a sacred number in many cultures and religions, notably in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jain traditions. Mathematicians also consider it is sp...

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CURATED NEWS MARCH 2021
Curated News

CURATED NEWS MARCH 2021

March 7, 2021 Curated news is a bi-monthly series showcasing ideas, initiatives and practices from around the world and here in Ritoma. We hope...

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JEWELLERY IN TIBET
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JEWELLERY IN TIBET

Norbu in Tibetan means jewel and stands in equal measure for spirituality and wealth. The Buddha, the Dharma (doctrine) and the Sangha, the communi...

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