Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Derge Journal: Printing the Ancient Way Keeps Buddhist Texts Alive in Tibet

A press that uses wooden blocks and dates to 1729 is the embodiment of a hallowed tradition and is one site where the Tibetan language is being preserved.

from NYT > Travel http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/21/world/asia/tibet-derge-parkhang-buddhist-texts-ancient-printing-press.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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