EARTH DAY
Ritoma

EARTH DAY

Norlha is a Tibetan sustainable luxury lifestyle brand and social enterprise based in the village of Ritoma on the Tibetan Plateau. Ritoma is an ex...

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3 YAK STORIES
Animals and Surroundings

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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CURATED NEWS APRIL 2022
Curated News

CURATED NEWS APRIL 2022

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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Laptse
Religion and Culture

Laptse

Spring on the Plateau is slow and bleak. The pasture, exhausted from winter grazing, will begin its slow turn from brown to timid green in mid Apri...

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CURATED NEWS FEB 2022
Curated News

CURATED NEWS FEB 2022

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

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HOME SERIES X MAUREEN DOHERTY
Home

HOME SERIES X MAUREEN DOHERTY

From the atmospheres crafted behind closed doors to the rituals practiced within, the home series invites members of our community to reflect on th...

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NEW YEAR REFLECTIONS
Clothing

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
Craft

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
People

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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