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Photographs in Phillip Lieberman Collection

Dumji Festival, rush to receieve "Om" blessings in Pangboche gomPa during Dumji festival Porters passing Tyngboche gompa Porter carrying plywood (approximately 100 Kg) on trail that climbs up 600 meters to Temgboche Gompa, Khumbu region, Nepal Mani walls Showing off baby. Gompa school for tawas (boys receiving a Tibetan religious education, with modern subjects added) Boy at his home sited along the footpath to Namche Bazar Bringing brushwood for starting cooking fires back into the village.
Child, Charikarka village below Lukla, with one of the "auspicious" Tibetan Buddhist on the doorcovering,  Khumbu region, Nepal Chorten and mani wall approaching Pangboche village, Ama Dablam in Background Monks in procession during Mani Rimdu festival Village historian in his study Child porter with 80 kg load on route to Namche Bazaar Street vegtable vendor, Kathmandu Rock engraved with prayers The sole young woman in Shey village, juniper branches stacked behind her are the only fuel other than dung. She visited our camsite every day since we had 5 young men with us. (she has a copy of this print, which we brought in1997.)
A better off familiy in their spacious one-room appartment Bon-Po lama shoots torma that absorbed evil spirits in protection ritual . Lama dance, Dumji Festival in Pangboche gomPa (The ceremony protects the village from evil spirits for a year Sherpa display of wealth - pots in Nima Tashi's home Nima Tashi Sherpa's wife in her "kitchen" Pangboche village -- the highest year-round Sherpa village in the  Khumbu (Everest region) altitude 4,200 meters Bhudda's Birthday at Swayambunu in Kathmandu Porters cooking their 10AM meal
Older scholarship student supported by Hands in Outreach Cremation of young boy killed in a road accident Hemis gompa, Prayer wheel being turned by Mingma Sherpa Key man of Shey Gompa Kitchen of Lingshed gompa, Tawas preparing tsampa for meal Village home (off the road network) West buttress of Mount Everest illuminated by moonlight Yak train below Dugla (intermediate stop before Lobuche and Eversest)

Phillip Lieberman Collection in Topic