Oral history interview with Lobsang Yeshi, 2009

Oral history interview with Lobsang Yeshi, 2009

 

Name:
Li, Jianglin, 1956- (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Lobsang Yeshi, 2009
Abstract:
Oral history interview with Lobsang Yeshi (Tib. Blo bzang ye shes), a monk from Ganden Monastery; describes events leading to the uprising in March 10 and the fighting he witnessed, as well as the last Monlam Festival in 1959 during which he was in the Jokhang Temple.
Collection Name:
Jianglin Li Interviews with Tibetan Exiles
Subjects:
History; Uprising of 1959 (Tibet Autonomous Region, China); Festivals; Monks; Refugees, Tibetan; Lhasa (China); India; Dharmsāla (India); Blo-bzang-ye-shes (monk from Ganden Monastery); Nor-bu-gliṅ-ga (Palace : Lhasa, China); Dgaʼ-ldan (Monastery)
Format:
video recordings; oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
September 8, 2009
Physical Description:
1 video file (48 minutes)
Note:
Interviewed by Jianglin Li in the Dalhousie Tibetan Refugee Settlement, India, on September 8, 2009.Digitized with funding by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute.
Note (Language):
Interview conducted in Tibetan through an interpreter, with Chinese summary translations for the interviewer.
Note (Biographical):
Lobsang Yeshi was a monk at Ganden (Tib. Dga' ldan, also Gandan) Monastery when the fighting in Lhasa began in March 1959. He told me some stories about events leading to the uprising in March 10. He was in Jokhang during the last Monlam Festival in 1959, and described the situation at that time.
Language:
Tibetan; Chinese
Library Location:
C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
8672337
Digital Project:
Tibetan Studies Special Collections at Columbia University
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-2sd0-xn37