Monday, January 30, 2012

Music of Tibet

Peace is not just mere absence of violence. Peace is, I think, the manifestation of human compassion.
~ Dalai Lama XIV

Spotlight on Tibet today.

More music:

* Voice of America's Contemporary Tibetan Music program
* Phurbu T. Namgyal's Tibetan music video collection
* Tibet in Song, the award-winning movie, which you can buy from Amazon
* CD Universe's Tibetan music
* Songs for Tibet: The Art of Peace from The Art of Peace Foundation
* Shining Spirit DVD
* Tibetan Singing Bowls

Other links:

* Anthology of Tibetan Poets in Exile is underway
* Tibet Oral History Project
* The Tibetan and Himalayan Library
* A chronology of Tibet's history (PBS)
* Helping Tibet: An online resource guide
* 17 points of disagreement: 60 years of China's failed policies in Tibet
* March 10th is Tibetan National Uprising Day. People around the world commemorate the 1959 Tibetan uprising and remember the victims of the brutal crackdown on the 2008 mass protests.

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