Mountains and Gods: Why the Tallest Mountains are Revered in Tibet

If you’ve ever seen a documentary about climbing Mount Everest, you have probably seen Sherpas leading expedition teams to make offerings around a monument of stones and prayer flags near basecamp as they set off to climb.     Tibetan Buddhism… Read more
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To Be Sherpa is an Ethnic Heritage, Not a Profession

The Sherpa are one of many ethnic Tibetan groups found throughout the Himalayas. Many Sherpas live in Nepal but they can also be found in China and India. The Tibetan meaning of Sherpa can be derived from the two words… Read more