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 Encyclopedia: Amdo
Amdo (Tibetan: ཨ༌མདོ, Chinese: 安多, Pinyin: Ānduō) is considered the northern part of Tibet by Tibetans and is the place from where the present Dalai Lama comes from.
The region of Amdo is distributed mainly in the Chinese province of Qinghai, with smaller parts in Gansu and Sichuan.
A Tibetan man from Kham Kham (Wylie transliteration: Khams, Tibetan: ཁམས;, Simplified Chinese: 康;, Pinyin: Kāng) province is one of several provinces comprising traditional Tibet (the others Amdo and Ü-Tsang).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Amdo   (472 words)

 Dressing the Amdo Way   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
But the adornments of the Amdo area, which includes the Tibetan autonomous counties and prefectures in Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region and Sichuan Province and in Northwest China's Gansu and Qinghai provinces, stand out for their lavishness and excellence.
Most of the men and women in the Amdo area wear this kind of hat, and in fact it is currently popular in all regions of Tibet.
Pendants in the Amdo area feature a large piece of coral or gemstone in the middle, which is a symbol of wealth.
www.yonghegong.com /english/culture/96142.htm   (1141 words)

 Obituary of the painter Amdo Jampa
Amdo Jampa was best-known for his vivid photo-realistic style and executed famous portraits of the Dalai Lama and the Panchen Lama.
Amdo Jampa's work was celebrated by both the Dalai Lama and later by the Chinese authorities, although it has been the subject of some controversy within the Tibetan exile community.
Amdo Jampa began to study the art of traditional Tibetan thangka painting after he became a monk at Drepung monastery in Lhasa as a young teenager.
www.tibet.com /NewsRoom/amdojampa.htm   (1336 words)

Amdo is Tibet's northeastern province, and most of it was swallowed by the Chinese province of Qinghai in 1928.
This is in rich farmland but Amdo is mostly high rolling grasslands which can be wet (middle right photo).
The Goloks who live there made travel there dangerous before the Chinese subdued the bandits among them (most of the population - it was regarded as a worthy pastime) and now they just string up prayer flags everywhere (top left).
home.austarnet.com.au /db/pages/amdo.htm   (124 words)

 .::::. Praise Reports .::::.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Our vision is to see a reproducing, self-led and missionary sending local church among the Amdo Tibetan people group.
Most notably, we have seen young Amdo men coming to know Jesus as their Lord and Savior.
Our heart is to see many of these groups coming regularly to these areas to "break up the soil" in the name of Jesus.
www.ywamsalem.org /amdo/p_report.html   (163 words)

Amdo, part of the Chinese province of Kan-su and the Kuku- nor region (Ts'ing-hai), inhabited by Tibetans and administered by a Chinese official at Si-ning; the other four provinces form Tibet proper which is controlled by the viceroy of Sze-Ch'wan;
at Amdo near Kuku-nor in 1358), founder of the Gelupa Sect, who adopted a yellow dress (hwang kiao), and obliged his followers to return to the primitive religion of Buddha; he founded the monasteries of Gadan and of Sera, and died in 1418, having established the lamaist hierarchy.
His successor, Gedundub, built the Monastery of Tashilumbo, which became in the seventeenth century the residence of the second lama, the panch'en rinpoch'é, which the first lama or dalai lama settled in 1641 to the west of Lhasa.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14718a.htm   (2264 words)

 Andrew Neuman - Amdo landscape   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This picture is a good depiction of the mostly canola seed and barley crops of Tibetan farmers.
The elevation of Amdo is much lower then the farming valleys found in the Tibet autonomous region, which should allow them to grow much more diverse crops.
However, most of the Tibetans in Amdo still choose to grow traditional crops such as the ones pictured.
www.humboldt.edu /~afr2/2001/people/neu/pages/12_Amdo.htm   (62 words)

 AMDO Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In addition to working in fleet maintenance organizations, AMDOs are very much involved in all aspects of material acquisition and support as Program Managers in NAVAIR and as Commanding Officers of the Naval Aviation Depots.
AMDOs start their professional education with a ten week course at the Aviation Maintenance Officer School in Pensacola, FL.
The junior AMDO primarily serves in operational fleet billets in squadrons and Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Departments (AIMD) both ashore and afloat.
www.npc.navy.mil /Officer/Pers44/AMDO   (560 words)

 FreisslerSoft Books Amdo
Modern Oral Amdo Tibetan: A Language Primer (Studies in Linguistics and Semiotics, 5)
Amdo Tibetans in Transition: Society and Culture in the Post-Mao Era (Brill's Tibetan Studies Library)
Ocherki istorii i kul§tury Amdo : VII-XIX vv
www.freisslersoft.com /am/Book_Amdo.html   (172 words)

 US Navy Press Releases: AMDO Community Celebrates Silver Anniversary
AMDO's provide full-time aircraft maintenance and integrated logistics support throughout the life cycle for each naval aircraft and weapon system.
Based on studies conducted in the late 1950's and continuing through the early 1960's, the Chief of Naval Operations directed that a professional maintenance officer corps be established to oversee each aspect of aircraft maintenance, from the flight deck or overseas runways, to naval aviation depots and the systems command.
As a result of the vision and tireless efforts of CAPT Howard Goben and CDR Virgil Lemmon, the Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS) formally proposed the establishment of the AMDO designator (1520) in June 1967, with community sponsorship provided by the Commander Naval Air Systems Command, currently VADM William C. Bowes.
calbears.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_pnav/is_199306/ai_2251460653   (264 words)

 Arjia Rinpoche (Gegeen), Abbot of the Kumbum Monastery in Amdo.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Arjia Rinpoche (Gegeen), Abbot of the Kumbum Monastery in Amdo.
Arjia Rinpoche is the Abbot of Kumbum Monastery in Amdo, one of the six great centers of Buddhism in Tibet.
Born in Eastern Tibet, he is the reincarnation of the father of Je Lama Tsong-kha-pa, the founder of the Gelupa (Yellow Hat) Sect of Tibetan Buddhism.
www.arjiagegeen.com /TeachingInTheBayArea.html   (390 words)

 CEUS U320 0707 INTRODUCTION TO THE AMDO DIALECT OF TIBETAN II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Instructor: Pema Bhum Credits: 4 Undergraduates; 3 Graduates Description: This course will introduce students to the Amdo dialect which = is spoken by about 1 million Tibetans living primarily in the Tibetan province= of Amdo -- a region now incorporated into the Chinese provinces of Qinghai, Ga= nsu and Sichuan.
While the dialect itself has many variations, students will learn the pronunciation and grammar of the spoken language that is most wid= ely intelligible throughout Amdo and among most nomads in greater Tibet.
The primary objective of this course is = to develop conversational skills which are supported by a solid understanding = of elementary grammar.
www.indiana.edu /~deanfac/blspr97/ceus/ceus_u320_0707.html   (285 words)

 My Year in Amdo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I spent the year as an English teacher at a college in Xining, the dusty capital of Qinghai province in northwest China.
Qinghai (with the exception of the eastern area around Xining) was formerly part of Tibet’s Amdo province, and a little over one million Tibetans inhabit Qinghai’s minority Tibetan prefectures of Haibei, Hainan, Huangnan, Golog and Haixi.
Situated in the Huangshi River Valley in eastern Qinghai, Xining is an alpine city 7000 feet above sea level and, for most of the year, it is cloaked in a layer of dust that rises into the air on fierce gusts of wind.
www.shambhalasun.com /Archives/Features/2002/Nov02/tsering.htm   (2404 words)

 Kham, U-Tsang & Amdo: The 3 Nations of Tibet (25 days, 4WD)
Our trail then is soon leaving Kham and crossing into the vast rolling plateaus of Amdo Tibet, birthplace of many of the Dalai Lamas and an area strong in Mongol influence.
It’s a great road dotted by yaks and the fl-haired yak tents of the Golok nomads, amid vast rolling plateaus surrounded by distant mountains The road climbs steeply to Drubgyuling Gompa, well worth a visit, with hundreds of young student lamas.
This is an epic 24-day journey through the three nations of Tibet, not without reason coined by early explorers as “the roof of the world”.
www.haiweitrails.com /011_three_nations_tibet.htm   (2499 words)

 game-tibet_dataset_RAOB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
GAME-TIBET Radiosoundings were conducted to describe the seasonal evolution of the troposphere, to clarify the diurnal variation of planetary boundary layer at Amdo, central Tibet during GAME-TIBET IOP.
Feasibility observation of GPS wind navaid system on the Vaisala Radiosonde were carried out at Amdo and Naqu during GAME-TIBET POP.
Pre-flight calibration was made with the barometer, the thermometer and the ground check kit of Vaisara made.
www.joss.ucar.edu /ghp/ceopdm/data/CAMP/tibet/sonde/doc/amdo_iop.html   (486 words)

The Kadampa tradition founded by Atisha was the direct source of inspiration for the development of the Gelugpa tradition founded by Je Tsong Khapa (1357-1419).
Je Tsong Khapa was born in the Tsongkha region of Amdo province.
At the age of 3 he received full-fledged lay ordination from the 4th Karmapa, Rolpey Dorje, and the name Kunga Nyingpo.
www.b-i-a.net /gelugpa.htm   (896 words)

 Tibetan Trekking provides travel services to Tibet, Kham and Amdo of the Tibetan Cultural Area, Tibetan mountains and ...
There are three parts of TCA, which is Kham, Amdo and Tibet.
To travel in Kham, Chengdu is the gateway town of entering the eastern Tibet of Kham, as well as the most convenient city for catching the flight for Lhasa.
For a tour of Amdo, Xining is one of the best towns to start with this trip, as there are direct flights from eight cities of China, which is Chengdu, Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Xining, Kunming, Zhongdian, Guangzhou
www.tibetantrekking.com /faqs.html   (1789 words)

 Arjia Rinpoche (Gegeen), Abbot of the Kumbum Monastery in Amdo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Arjia Rinpoche is the abbot of the Kumbum Monastery in Amdo, one of the great centers of Buddhism in Tibet.
He was born in eastern Tibet and he is the reincarnation of the Father of Je Tsong-kha-pa, founder of Gelupa (Yellow Hat) Sect of Tibetan Buddhism.
These aspirations led to the establishment of a Buddhist Center called the THE YELLOW HAT BUDDHIST CENTER, open to all Tibetans, Mongolians, Chinese, and Westerners.
www.arjiagegeen.com /speechInEastCoast.html   (950 words)

This unique tour leads you all the way from Amdo's most famous monasteries in the Tibetan Highland's northeast through north and central Kham down to the latter's southeast.
Visit to the Binglingsi Caves and drive to Labrang via Linxia.
Information on the cultural sites visited in Amdo can be found in follwing books: see below]
www.tibetinfopage.de /AmdoKhamtour1.htm   (772 words)

 Homepage Andreas Gruschke
"The Cultural Monuments of Tibet’s Outer Provinces: Amdo, volume 1.
„The Cultural Monuments of Tibet’s Outer Provinces: Amdo - Volume 2.
"The Cultural Monuments of Tibet’s Outer Provinces: Amdo (Northeastern Tibet)"
people.freenet.de /gruschke.andreas/HP_Links.htm   (714 words)

 Worldisround - Tibetan People - Photograph - Amdo Pilgrims   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Xisang Province picture - These Amdo pilgrims are visiting Kumbum Monastery in northeast Tibet (Qinghai Province).
Most farmer and nomad Tibetans wear a long coat called a chuba.
These Amdo pilgrims are visiting Kumbum Monastery in northeast Tibet (Qinghai Province).
www.worldisround.com /articles/98276/photo31.html   (97 words)

 AMDO LIMITED credit report - Sunday 6th November 2005
AMDO LIMITED credit report - Sunday 6th November 2005
Small unquoted company filing only a modified balance sheet
Return of allotments of shares issued for cash or by way of capitalisation of reserves (bonus issues) - revised form.
www.ukdata.com /numbers/03679554.html   (82 words)

 BBC - Doctor Who - Classic Series - Photonovels The Underwater Menace - Episode Three
As the executioner prepares to bring his sword down on the Doctor and Ramo, a loud shriek fills the air and a disembodied voice booms: 'This is the voice of Amdo.
Bow down your heads that Amdo may accept your sacrifice.
Let no human eye witness this awful moment.'
www.bbc.co.uk /cult/doctorwho/photonovels/underwater_menace/three/20.shtml   (72 words)

 VPNAVY - VT-28 Shipmates Summary Page - VP Patrol Squadron
After graduation, he returned to NAVAIR to serve as Deputy Director of the Support Equipment Engineering Division.
In November, 1988, Captain Heilman was nominated to be the Aerospace Maintenance Duty Officer (AMDO) Detailer in the Bureau of Naval Personnel, a position he held until October, 1990.
On 15 October 1990 Captain Heilman returned for his third tour in NAVAIR, this time as the Deputy Director, Aviation Depot Business Planning Division (AIR-431).
www.vpnavy.com /vt28h_shipmates.html   (784 words)

When you see the beautifully painted aircraft on the Midway, think of them.
Get the latest info about the Navy's Aerospace Maintenance Duty Officer (AMDO) community.
There's a link there for Aviation Warrant Officers and LDOs too.
www.midwaysaircraft.org /links.htm   (127 words)

 Modern Oral Amdo Tibetan: A Language Primer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Amdo Tibetan is an important dialect that is primarily spoken in the northern region (most of which currently falls within the Chinese provinces of Qinghai and Gansu) and has often been considered a good first step towards the learning of Classic Tibetan.
This textbook follows a didactic scheme towards the teaching of Amdo Tibetan that proceeds from the basic elements of writing and pronunciation towards increasingly complex phrases, sentence structures, and texts.
Jashe and His Parents (Present Tense, Active/Spontaneous Verbs)
www.booksmatter.com /b0773478957.htm   (102 words)

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