Search Results: tibet

  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Nomads' perspective on destruction of the planet

    • Robert Hefner
    • 22 January 2007

    After many thousands of years, modernity is sweeping away nomadic existence. Cosmologies such as Aboriginal Dreaming encode irreplaceable knowledge of the natural world, and nomadic cultures emphasise qualities of tolerance, adaptability and human interconnectedness.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Personal odyssey in the steps of three Gobi women

    • James Massola
    • 23 December 2006
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    After discovering books by three women, a Lonely Planet editor from Melbourne resolves to follow in their footsteps, in the hope of giving some purpose to her aimless wanderlust.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Fabulous nobodies

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 23 June 2006

    What is it about some aspects of our viewing culture that gets me so pen-snappingly cross? Perhaps I should start at the beginning, with a small Spot Quiz, folks.

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  • RELIGION

    The art of letting go

    • Donna Noble
    • 18 June 2006

    Peter Davis on Tibetan monks and impermanence.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Like Attenborough

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 15 June 2006

    Watching Attenborough in his second series of The Life of Mammals  I couldn’t help noting that tinge of sadness in him; he knows the fragility of what he shows us.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Tchaikovsky in Hanoi

    • Brian Matthews
    • 21 April 2006

    Nha Hat Lon, as the Opera House is known locally, was, with its Napoleonic panache and grandeur, just the place for large gestures and significant announcements.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Searching for Suggan Buggan

    • Anthony Taylor
    • 20 April 2006

    Shangri-La in the high country.

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