News & Media

August 4, 2020 / Afghanistan

Istalif In Bloom – Afghan News Network

Abdul Istalifi gives the Afghan News Network a tour around the market and pottery district of Istalif.
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December 9, 2017 / Tibet

Santa Fe New Mexican – Monks Bring Healing to Rio Grand Gorge Bridge

TAOS — When six Tibetan Buddhist monks gathered by a pavilion made of mortar and rough lava rocks at the...
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December 6, 2017 / Tibet

Santa Fe New Mexican – Tibetan Monks Create Mandala for Peace

Tashi Phutsok, Yeshi Namdol, Tenzin Nima and Kalsang Thinley, monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery, create an Akshobhya mandala sand painting...
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November 17, 2017 / Tibet

Taos News – To Heal a Conflicted World

For more than a quarter of a century, the sacred Tibetan arts of chanting, sand mandala painting, dance and ceremony...
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February 18, 2017 / Afghanistan

Bunting Biennial Ceramics Symposium

Ali Istalifi, Crafts Specialist, Project Manager at Jindhag Foundation and Independent Filmmaker discusses the unique pottery of Istalif, Afghanistan at the Birmingham Museum of Art.
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June 10, 2015 / Tibet

The New Mexican – June 10, 2015

An audience looks on as the monks work to complete a mandala celebrating the Dali Llamas 80th birthday.
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