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Rules of the House is a book of Tibetan poetry by Tsering Wangmo Dhompa.

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Why does the fact that it was expected to be a "good year" mean that the Hermit would no longer need to chew nettle leaves?

The poem Since by Tsering Wangmo Dhompa begins as follows: Spring was late. We watched her toss her seeds like a weary pilgrim. The jacaranda flowered a hazy purple and the hermit said it would be a ...
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Is Tsering Wangmo Dhompa's birth certificate wrong?

As Remembered from Rules of the House by Tsering Wangmo Dhompa states the following: I am told I was five in 1971 even though my birth certificate states I was born in 1969. The elders count on their ...
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