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    Mosuo Culture Analysis

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    and Superstructure. The cultural aspect is what they value in beliefs or ideas, and the behaviors that come from these beliefs and values. These aspects have shaped the Mosuo people. The things that have shaped the society of the Mosuo people in infrastructure are substance and settlement. The topics in social structure are kinship and gender roles. Lastly, superstructure which focuses on Tisese and ideology. The Mosuo people who are also called Na are located in the upper highland around the Jinsha River in southwest China. The population of this society has around 40,000 people (Walsh, Eileen Rose). The climate in the summer is hot and dry and the winter is freezing cold. The native language of the Mosuo is Naru or Na, this language belongs to the Sino-Tibetan language family. Their language is spoken and has no written form. INFUSTRUCTURE Subsistence is the way people survive as individuals and as a society, in this society they believe in an agricultural society. They use a developed irrigation system, and the women perform all the work, while men work seasonally to plow and till the land. The Mosuo fish and pigs are a dietary supplement that feast upon. Furthermost, men do not work but sit around and gossip similar to what women do (Lavachery, Thomas & Eric Blavier, dir). In a traditional society a woman would sit around and gossip while a man would take care of business. SOCIAL STRUCTURE Kinship in the Mosuo culture marriage does not exist and if it does, it is…

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    conventional way of life and perceptions would permeate their lives and their way of being. Tibetan Buddhism’s Guru Yoga practice addresses this axiom directly and succinctly. Guru Yoga is a practice that can be seen both simple, yet contains all of the teachings of the Buddha in a single meditation. The only prerequisite is openness and devotion to a teacher. Through tracing the story of Guru Yoga from its dawn to modern interpretation, discovering its fundamental functions, and hearing of…

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    Being well-known for the installation art, “Our Land, Our People”, Tenzing Rigdol create a great impact to the world, which gain people attention to Tibetan contemporary art, and looking for changing the stereotypes of the outsiders towards the Tibetan art(Rossi&Rossi, 2015). Tenzing is renowned for his artworks such as paintings,scrulptures,photographs,poems and a video installation, which contain the elements of philosophy, human conflicts and politics. Tenzing Rigdol, who based in USA,…

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    I would like to attend Machik Weekend because I want to learn more about how I can help my homeland. I am passionate about Tibet because of my heritage, and I want to improve the lives of my fellow Tibetans inside Tibet. Tibet is currently facing many problems like poverty and lack of access to education with can be overcome by humanitarian organizations like Machik. That is why, in the future, I want to volunteer in helpful organizations and perform my own projects in Tibet so they can live…

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    impacting the community as he is a ‘Chenrizi’ the manifestation of the Bodhisattva of Compassion (A person who is able to reach nirvana but delays doing so out of compassion in order to save suffering beings). The Lama is devoting himself to better the Tibetan Buddhism community giving the hope to attain enlightenment and in a sense developing Buddhism as a whole. In the past few decades his holiness has played a significant role on the development and expression of Buddhism, laying a path for…

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    China Human Rights Essay

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    oppressed minority in China are Tibetans. Tibetans have long been mistreated by the Chinese government, as Chinese officials seek to squash dissent and assimilate Tibetan culture into mainland ideals. Since 2009, according to the International Campaign for Tibet, more than 130 Tibetan citizens have set themselves on fire to protest their treatment by Chinese authorities (International Campaign for Tibet). In fact, the Chinese government has outlined a policy position specific to the…

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    Dalai Lama Research Paper

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    Arab Open University Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA) FACULTY OF LANGUAGE STUDIES AA100A TMA COVER FORM (First Semester 2014-15) Branch: Jordan Program: English Language and Literature Course Title: The Arts Past and Present Course Code: AA100A Student Name: Mahmood Saad Al-Khayyat Section Number: 2 Student ID: 2140444 Tutor Name: Ms.Ola WHO IS DALAI LAMA? The Dalai Lama is known as the leader monk of Tibetan Buddhism and by tradition, is responsible for governing the Himalayan…

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    Hello and welcome! Thanks for coming by today. So, I have an idea for a movie that will be unlike anything you have ever heard of, thought of, or have seen. One of the best things about this pitch you’re going to hear is that it is for an animated film project, which allows us to save some costs and yet be even more adventurous. I got the idea from a Chinese graphic novel and I have lined up Chinese investors to bring the idea to the screen. So, like, are you ready? Sweet...take a seat. We open…

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    One of the reasons China is a unique country is because of their gates. These gates represent much more than a simple circular opening in the wall. The One interpretation of the moon gate is that it is complete, representing and celebrating the cohesiveness of the family. This complete circle provides entry to a pathway for the family members to return home to celebrate one another. It also symbolizes birth and renewal. The birth of a new moon becomes the way in which time is marked and the new…

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    the problem must be mitigated through actions instead of resolving the problems themselves. Lastly, the Vatican concludes that fairness of war must be prevalent in maintaining equal terms of one state to the next if conflict was inevitable [2]. This doesn’t exactly mean peace, but rather as a form of retaliation where the victim only equalizes the playing field. From this standpoint, it is clear that the Vatican intrinsically supports matters of defense and rejects war for means of domination…

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