Prices of tiger skin drops in
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Another burning of animal pelts was reported recently from the
According to the source, people gathered near the Lithang monastry in Dekyi village with their ‘chubas’ (Garments made of animal skins) before putting them into fire. The organizer informed the gathering about His Holiness’s message against the use of ‘chubas’ by some Tibetans, which is contrary to the teaching of ‘Mahakaruna’ in Buddhism.
The mood here is to surrender these garments and to renounce them from their cultural domain which they have been using mainly during the Gyantse and Shoton festival in August and September. They have also been using them in several other traditional gatherings.
With the demand and the price of chubas in
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