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From the first day of the Mundgod teaching in December, a fervent teaching on Emptiness by His Holiness.
Emptiness: A Call to Action by His Holiness the Dalai Lama His Holiness' fervent comments on the importance of understanding Emptiness at the Jangchup Lamrim teachings.
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Five surprising reasons why winter may be the best time to visit Tibet. And right now is the perfect time to use our free Tibet Travel service to sign up for a December or January trip. Learn more here: http://www.yowangdu.com/tibet-travel/best-time-to-visit-tibet.html
Check out 5 surprising reasons why winter may be the best time to visit Tibet.
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That's a very difficult question. You would need to ask the Chinese people who don't like Tibetans -- though of course there are Chinese people who like Tibetans, too.
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We learned a lot about Tibet's geography writing this post, and you may too :-)
http://www.yowangdu.com/tibet-travel/where-is-tibet.html
Where is Tibet? To put it simply, Tibet sits in the heart of Asia, right between India and China. Some consider it to be the far Eastern edge of Central Asia, while others classify it as East Asia. In this wonderfully clear map from Michael Buckley, we see the vast, high-altitude Tibetan Plateau, and the …
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The Dalai Lama’s Former Cook on His Holiness’ Meals, Preparing for His Escape, and Being Recognized after 25 years Apart – Newest post on YoWangdu Tibetan Culture. http://buff.ly/1A255MQ
An interview with His Holiness the Dalai Lama's former cook, Gyaltsen Phensok, with a fascinating first-hand account of serving His Holiness in both Tibet and India, and of the days His Holiness fled Tibet.
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We look forward to connecting with you on the free live webinar tomorrow on How to Set up Your Tibetan Buddhist Shrine! (October 28, at 10a Pacific/ 1p Eastern /5p London Time) We'll be showing you step by step exactly how to set up your shrine in an authentic Tibetan Buddhist way. 

RSVP for the webinar here: https://plus.google.com/events/cq4lt1tarf5n9bcqf601k0qfrbk 

FAQ about the webinar: http://www.yowangdu.com/webinar-set-tibetan-buddhist-shrine.html
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Here's a brand new mild sepen (Tibetan hot sauce) recipe for you -- our favorite. Lobsang based this one on his Aunt's recipe from when he was a kid.  
Tibetan Hot Sauce: A Tibetan Chef's personal favorite sepen recipe.
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Get a glimpse into His Holiness teaching the Wheel of Time in Ladakh – the newest post on YoWangdu Tibetan Culture, by guest writer Carolyn Wells. http://www.yowangdu.com/tibetan-buddhism/kalachakra.html
A travelogue of the Kalachakra Initiation in Leh, Ladakh in July 2014 by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.
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Check out how the monks of Drepung Loseling make 2000 pieces of  balep a day – the first in a series of YoWangdu posts for you about Tibetan cultural experiences in the Tibetan settlements of India :-)
These monks at Drepung Monastery in Mundgod, India know how to get the job done! Please share if you like this :-)
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You will find a ton of great, warming fall and winter recipes in our Tibetan Home Cooking cookbook: http://www.yowangdu.com/tibetan_food/tibetan-cookbook.html
Comfort Your Soul with Tibetan Home Cooking As featured in Learn how to bring joy to the people you love without spending a lot of moneyby making your own delicious, authentic Tibetan meals.     The Tibetan Home Cooking eBook and Video Series is the only Tibetan cookbook full of color photographs and videos that …
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The Dalai Lama’s Former Cook on His Holiness’ Meals, Preparing for His Escape, and Being Recognized after 25 years Apart – Newest post on YoWangdu Tibetan Culture. http://buff.ly/1A255MQ
An interview with His Holiness the Dalai Lama's former cook, Gyaltsen Phensok, with a fascinating first-hand account of serving His Holiness in both Tibet and India, and of the days His Holiness fled Tibet.
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Good morning everyone! We are getting ready to go live with our Webinar on "How to Set Up Your Tibetan Buddhist Shrine" in a couple of hours 

To join the webinar at 10a Pacific/1p Eastern/5p London, just click on the webinar image or link below 5-10 minutes before the start.

**You will also want to open up our webinar resource page, with free downloads, a coupon code, links and FAQs: http://www.yowangdu.com/webinar-set-tibetan-buddhist-shrine.html **

We'll be taking questions also on our Facebook page during the live webinar if you have any trouble asking questions through the Hangout interface: https://www.facebook.com/TibetanCulture

We can't wait to see you there!
 
Free webinar with step by step instructions on setting up a correct and authentic Tibetan Buddhist shrine to focus your mind and open your heart.   More info: http://www.yowangdu.com/webinar-set-tibetan-buddhist-shrine.html

The webinar is presented by Lobsang Wangdu and Yolanda O'Bannon from YoWangdu Tibetan Culture. (http://www.yowangdu.com)

You will not need anything special to view this webinar. You will be able to view it here, or via our website, at this page, which has some special resources: http://www.yowangdu.com/webinar-set-tibetan-buddhist-shrine.html

If you have questions, you can ask them in the comments section on this page before the webinar begins, or you can ask live during the webinar (as long as you are signed in to your gmail or Google+ account :-)

We hope you'll join us! 
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Free webinar with step by step instructions on setting up a correct and authentic Tibetan Buddhist shrine to focus your mind and open your heart.   More info: http://www.yowangdu.com/webinar-set-tibetan-buddhist-shrine.html

The webinar is presented by Lobsang Wangdu and Yolanda O'Bannon from YoWangdu Tibetan Culture. (http://www.yowangdu.com)

You will not need anything special to view this webinar. You will be able to view it here, or via our website, at this page, which has some special resources: http://www.yowangdu.com/webinar-set-tibetan-buddhist-shrine.html

If you have questions, you can ask them in the comments section on this page before the webinar begins, or you can ask live during the webinar (as long as you are signed in to your gmail or Google+ account :-)

We hope you'll join us! 
This Hangout On Air is hosted by YoWangdu Tibetan Culture. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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How to Set Up Your Personal Tibetan Buddhist Shrine
Tue, October 28, 2014, 1:00 PM
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I can not see the video. it says "private". is there another link to be able to watch the video? Thanks
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Introduction

The YoWangdu Tibetan Culture business and website focuses on Tibetan food, travel and spirituality, and is dedicated to the preservation and development of Tibetan culture and education.

YoWangdu is owned and operated by Lobsang Wangdu, a webmaster, experienced Tibetan cook, and digital photographer with many years of volunteer service for the Tibetan Association of Northern California.

Having long dreamed of using his photography and technical skills to run his own business, Lobsang created YoWangdu in 2009, with the mission of enabling visitors to experience the joys of Tibetan culture.

Lobsang thrives on making his clients happy with exceptional customer service, and is inspired by the motivation to contribute to much-needed education projects for Tibetans.

YoWangdu’s major product, the Tibetan Home Cooking eBook and video series, is based on Lobsang Wangdu’s original recipes, with great help from some friends who are wonderful Tibetan chefs. Lobsang learned to cook at a young age by watching his aunt and uncle in Tibet, and as he grew older, he assisted experienced Tibetan chefs, asking questions while he helped cook.

Lobsang has been making variations on the recipes in Tibetan Home Cooking for well over twenty years, and has acquired a wealth of experience along with his innate passion for making the people he cooks for happy.

Yolanda O’Bannon serves as a volunteer producer, writer and editor for the YoWangdu website and Tibetan Home Cooking.

Professionally, Yolanda is the executive and editorial assistant to Bruce Alberts, the Editor-in-Chief of Science magazine and former United States Science Envoy, and a producer for the iBioSeminars website.

She has worked for years as a web producer, and has spent most of her free time in the last 15 years supporting the preservation of Tibetan culture, working as either staff or volunteer in a number of Tibetan support organizations, including the Milarepa Foundation, Tibet Online, the Committee of 100 for Tibet and San Francisco Team Tibet.

Lobsang and Yolanda are married and live in the San Francisco Bay Area, where they love to cook and eat Tibetan food :-)