The silk route is an ancient trade route through the karakorams to china and central asia. Around a thousandyear ago Romans, Arabs and later British India used this geopolitical and strategically important way for trade and commerce. In the era of British India the territory of Pamirs and karakorams was suspected for future USSR invasion…
China’s Eulogy Whitewashes Past Oppression
The fantastical landscape, framed by three mountain ranges including the mighty Himalayas, has changed little since Genghis Kahn and his Mongolian hordes passed through here in the 13th century. Indeed, some of these hilltop monasteries were here long before the fabled Silk Road and, according to locals, will outlast mankind itself.
There is a perception that this festival was imposed on the people of Assam at the behest of some forces from outside the state. Many people also seem to have felt left out be it the tribals, Christians or the Muslims. Even the act of importing priests from Haridwar to worship the river has not gone down well
His Holiness he Dalai Lama has praised the European Union for preserving national cultures while pursuing collective goals, suggesting it could be a model for Tibet within China. “I always admire the spirit of the European Union.”
Gyalpo Losar is a celebration of the Tibetan New Year and this is the Year of the Bird. The Tibetan calendar is made up of twelve lunar months and Losar begins on the first day of the first month. Losar celebrations begin on the 29th day of the 12th month of the calendar.
“He is here, sick and on the hospital bed, but he keeps telling me that we need to go on another expedition,” said Hanif.