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  • ... economic development have changed the lives of many in the Tibet Autonomous Region, some still follow their traditions. In the western ... of worship for 4 different religions, including Tibetan Buddhism . Watch " Tibet 's Mt. Kailash Pilgrimage" to embark on the 1000-kilometer journey from the historic city of Lhasa to Mt. Kailash. ...
  • ... of Tibet for the very first time. They begin their journey with a twenty three hour train ride through the Qinghai Tibetan ... scriptures at the Sera Monastery, had a chat about Buddhism with a revered monk at the Jokhang Temple, tasted traditional ...
  • ... drink in hand, I was looking skyward and a condor swept into my field of view, only about 30 feet above my head. The next day we ... by quite a number of different cultures. Tibetans call it "sky burial," an evocative term. The practice is declining in Tibet , ...
  • ... outside of Barstow in the Mojave Desert, you can take a journey from the desert to the stars at the Goldstone Deep Space ... -- the interior houses more than just the planetarium shows . Intricate ceiling murals depict classical celestial mythology above an ...
  • ... Gabriel Mountains to lure the throngs of weekend trekkers into an unforgettable overnight stay. ... the Great Incline, and the Alpine Division. The rail journey began as far as Terminal Island in San Pedro, where people boarded ... of Echo Mountain, at one time crossing a granite chasm over 150 feet wide. A shock of white greeted the rail cars at the summit in ...
  • ... of her art professor in making a monumental career change into the world of art. Her professor steered her toward teaching at a ... of Art & Design as well as a number of gallery shows throughout the United States. Bergman is continuing to seek nominations ...
  • ... and producer Dina Demetrius have been documenting the journey of Space Shuttle Endeavour as it moves into its new home at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. Take a ...
  • The great Ralung Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism is located in a gorge at the eastern edge of the Tibetan Plateau at ... of the Ralung Monastery, including scenes of the famous sky burial ritual that's so deeply rooted in the Tibetan Buddhist concept of ...
  • ... one takes a closer look at murals through a photograph, it shows how they share space with the immediate environment -- and begins to ... Nat "King" Cole, and on the right days, set against a blue sky working as negative space. Along with other photos of the mural with the ...
  • ... enter. Titled 28 Years in the Implicate Order, the video shows a parking lot at night, carefully framed with a tree in the center and ... they reach synchronization again, only to bounce back into randomness in an unending loop. This piece perhaps best captures the ...

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