Oral history interview with Lama Tenzin Woeser, 2010

Oral history interview with Lama Tenzin Woeser, 2010

 

Name:
Li, Jianglin, 1956- (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Lama Tenzin Woeser, 2010
Abstract:
Oral history interview with Lama Tenzin Woeser (a.k.a. Bla ma Bstan 'dzin 'od zer, Lama Tenzin Oser) regarding campaigns of the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army in Amdo, particularly among the Tragya tribe (tsho ba) and public killings; also earlier activity during the Nationalist Period and by Ma Bufang. In 1959, the interviewee was in Lhasa and witnessed events at Norbulingka, the arming of monks at Drepung, etc.
Collection Name:
Jianglin Li Interviews with Tibetan Exiles
Subjects:
History; Uprising of 1959 (Tibet Autonomous Region, China); Nomads; Amdo (Tibetan people); Refugees, Tibetan; Amdo (China : Region); Lhasa (China); India; Bstan-'dzin-'od-zer, Bla-ma; Nor-bu-gliṅ-ga (Palace : Lhasa, China)
Format:
video recordings; oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
September 5, 2010
Physical Description:
1 video file (73 minutes)
Note:
Interviewed by Jianglin Li at Drepung Monastery (Mundgod, India) on September 5, 2010.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):
Bla ma Bstan 'dzin 'od zer was born circa 1937 in Qinghai or the Tibetan region of Amdo. At the age of 7 years old, he became a monk at Zangdro Tsangdrok Monastery. In 1959, he was in Lhasa, and shortly after escaped to India, including time in Buxar.
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-xjyr-cy27