Oral history interview with Rezha Rinpoche, 2010

Oral history interview with Rezha Rinpoche, 2010

 

Name:
Li, Jianglin, 1956- (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Rezha Rinpoche, 2010
Abstract:
Oral history interview with Rezha Rinpoche from Kotse (Tib. Kho tshe) near Labrang; describes events in his home area in pre-Communist period, later tribal fighting with Chinese troops and massacre of Tibetan nomads by the People's Liberation Army, Democratic Reforms, background on some Amdo lamas at the time, his recognition as a reincarnation, relations between the monastery and local people, as well as relations between Repkong (Reb gong), Labrang (Bla brang), Kotse (Kho tshe ), and Dowi (Rdo sbis). He also describes monastic administration, the "Shis tsang lha sde", his flight from Labrang in 1956, etc.
Collection Name:
Jianglin Li Interviews with Tibetan Exiles
Subjects:
History; Amdo (Tibetan people); Dge-lugs-pa lamas; Refugees, Tibetan; Amdo (China : Region); India
Format:
video recordings; oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Origin Information:
2010-10-23
Date:
October 23, 2010
Physical Description:
3 video files (Part 1: 30 minutes; Part 2: 60 minutes; Part 3: 20 minutes)
Note:
This interview has been translated and an English transcript is available. Contact the Tibetan Studies Librarian for access.
Content labeled Tape 25, Tape 26, and Tape 27 on original time-coded shotlist.
Note (Language):
Interview in Chinese, with some English translation.
Note (Biographical):
Luo Nianyi was a Chinese soldier in the 18th Army of the People's Liberation Army when it entered Tibet, and a scholar of Tibetan music, and composer. He experienced the events of March 1959 in Lhasa.
Note (Funding):
Digitized with funding by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute.
Library Location:
C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University
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Catalog Record:
8672337
Digital Project:
Tibetan Studies Special Collections at Columbia University
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-em8h-tg97