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Tibetan Buddhism diet

Based on my academic major of dietary culture, this article focuses on agricultural issues, food sources, what Tibetans are eating, their manners, food as it relates to religion, and immigration factors. Because of limited time and economics, only twenty-three days for field research, I studied a select number of Tibetans in Xining, Lhasa and Xigaze. Xining is the capital city of the Qinghai Province; there, more than one-fifth of the population is Tibetan. Lhasa is the capital city of the Tibet Autonomous Region and the largest and most modern city in Tibet. Xigaze is second largest city and it is west of Lhasa.

Foods and beverages in Tibet are closely related to the geographic environment. For hundreds of thousands of years, this plateau had a cold and dry climate with a very limited number of the crops including highland barley, winter wheat, green peas, radishes, and potatoes. Tibetans eat sheep, yak and dairy products, so all of these are main sources...

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The leader of Tibet, known as The Dalai Lama.
The 14th, & current, in the line of Dalai Lamas, Tenzin Gyatso, was born Lhamo Thondup in 1935 in China of Tibetan parentage. He was recognized as the incarnation of the 13th Dalai Lama in 1937, enthroned in 1940, and vested with full powers as head of state in 1950. He fled to exile in India in 1959, the year of the Tibetan people's unsuccessful revolt against communist Chinese forces that had occupied the country since 1950. The Dalai Lama set up a government-in-exile in Dharmsala, India (known as "Little Lhasa"), in the Himalayan Mountains…

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