NORLHA ARTISANS
Craft

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
People

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
People

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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YARNEY ~ INTERVIEW WITH A MONK
Religion and Culture

YARNEY ~ INTERVIEW WITH A MONK

Yarney is a six week retreat period that monks practice in the summer, beginning over two thousand years ago at the time of Buddha Sakyamuni. Dakpa...

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HANDSPUN BLANKET COLLECTION
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HANDSPUN BLANKET COLLECTION

Based in a remote nomad settlement on the Tibetan Plateau, Norlha Atelier is profoundly influenced and led by its environment and the nomadic cultu...

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MONKS MONSOON RETREAT
Religion and Culture

MONKS MONSOON RETREAT

Each year, monks in Labrang and many other monasteries on the Tibetan Plateau hold a six week retreat in the summer. Its origins are in the Monsoon...

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THE CIRCLE
Religion and Culture

THE CIRCLE

On the 18 th of June, Ritoma’s pastoralists brought their yak and sheep to Chakka, the highest and furthest point of grassland in their yearly migr...

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LAPTSE
Religion and Culture

LAPTSE

A Laptse is a feast for the senses, galloping horses, prayer flags, and the heavy smoke of juniper offerings. It is one dominated by the neighing ...

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CURATED NEWS JUNE 2022
Curated News

CURATED NEWS JUNE 2022

Curated news is a bi-monthly newsletter showcasing ideas, initiatives and practices from around the world and here in Ritoma.  Bringing insight, co...

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