Traditional Knowledge of Ecology and Environmentfrom Tibetans in the Holy Area of Kailash of Tar (2018)

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The Kailash Sacred Landscape (KSL) also called in Tibetan Autonomous Region of China (TAR) as Gangs-Rin-po-che, is culturally and ecologically rich, highly diverse, and one of the most fragile regions in the world. Located within the remote south western portion of the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) of China, and the adjacent trans-boundary access route areas within India and Nepal, the KSL spans a highly diverse intersection of the Central Himalaya and the Tibetan Plateau2.The landscape includes, inter alia, hot and semi-arid regions (in the southwest), remote and arid trans-Himalayan valleys with irrigated and rain fed highland agriculture, and high altitude grasslands and steppes, along with extensive areas of permanent snow and ice. This area is an important cultural and religious landscape with significance to Hindu
Year: 2018
Language: English
In: China Tibetology, 2 : 58-92 p.


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