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Photographs in Phillip Lieberman Collection

Women of Samling village where we camped for several days. Tawa (young possible monk) at lunch at Puktal Gompa First houses in Namche Bazaar on trail leading up to this Sherpa center Khumbu region, Nepal Bon-Po lama at Phijor gompa. (the lama is the boy who David Snellgrove offered to educate in England in1952) Yak herdsman, with his cooking pot, traditional Tibetan footwaer Boy herding sheep and goats Mother bathing child "Tibetan" child carpet factory workers at their loom, workday 7 AM to 9 PM - 7 days a week)
Bon-Po lamas at Phijor gompa - serving us tea. Daqvid Snellgrove, the Tibetan scholar spent a year there studyting Bon texts - we were warmly received since virtuall no one goes there. Kalachakra Initiation Rite conducted by the Dalai Lama, returning to encampment Rai women harvesting barley Procession of Bon-Po lama and monks from home to field to complete ritual protecting a household from evil spirits. Goats bearing sacks of salt on the trade route from Tibet to Humla Nepal Farm near Phedi Route continuing towards Lobuche and Everest up fom Pheriche Tantric Buddhist Lama in Tarap-Do
Tibetan practices continue in Kathmandu at lseeer as well as "toursit" chortens Orphanage in Kathmandu Sakya-Pa order lamas performing a ritual to protect a family's home from evil. Weeding potato fields Child from Visnumati river area at Bal Kendra YAKS AND THEIR YOUNG, INNER DOLPO Sir-Sir La pass (5,200 meters) Kitchen, preparing tsampa (parched barley, a Tibetan staple food)
Dumji Festival - burning tormas which have collected evil spirits Yak train on the route from Namche Bazaar on to Tynbocche gompa and Everest Sakya-Pa lama Mother and child In the barley fields Tea time Mani wall along trail Mother and child in Thubchen gompa (watching us photographing the wall paintings) Mother and child

Phillip Lieberman Collection in Topic