Staunch Muslims, Tibetans at heart


While being pious Muslims [Sunni], the community was well-integrated with the main Tibetan society and considered Tibet and anything Tibetan to be their own. They made up for their small size by the diversity and richness of their contribution to the development of Tibetan culture. From setting the trend in fashion in the high society of Lhasa to music, poetry, literature and business, the Tibetan Muslims' impact on the social and cultural life to Tibet was refreshing, tangible and invigorating.




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