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History Unwritten

Apr 30, 2021

The last Emperor of Tibet, Darma "the Bull", waged a campaign of persecution against the Buddhists of Tibet. In doing so, he opened the floodgates to chaos and instability that would cost him his life - and the Empire itself.

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Apr 16, 2021

Ralpachen, son of Sadnalegs, was the last Dharma king - and the last Buddhist Tsenpo - of a united Tibetan Empire.

His reign is remembered for his religious contributions, but his death did as much to define Tibet as his life.

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Apr 2, 2021

In which we look at legal and medical knowledge in the Tibetan Empire.

Tibet was a litigious society, and to remedy this, widespread use of contracts, legal documents and complex civil and criminal codes were used in order to make sense of it all. Combined with the deep medical traditions, borrowing from three distinct...