BLESSINGS FOR PEACE – GETTING READY FOR TIBETAN NEW YEAR LOSAR 2019.
It is with hope and prayer I ask Tibetans in Occupied Tibet to seek the Blessings for Peace as they get ready to welcome the Tibetan New Year, Losar 2019.
SPECIAL FRONTIER FORCE
Tibet gets ready to welcome new year in traditional way
A vendor sells butter figurines in Lhasa, Tibet, on Jan. 22, 2019. As Losar, or Tibetan New Year, draws near, people in Lhasa get busy with their annual shopping. Art made of butter, mouthwatering pastries, colorful home decorations all symbolize new hope for an auspicious new year. (Photo/Xinhua)
Tibetan pastry “khapse” is seen on the street of Lhasa, Jan. 22, 2019. (Photo/Xinhua)
Customers buy new bowls in Lhasa, Jan. 22, 2019. (Photo/Xinhua)
A carefully molded butter figurine pictured in Lhasa, Jan. 22, 2019. (Photo/Xinhua)
A goat-shaped handicraft for new year decorations pictured on Jan. 22, 2019. (Photo/Xinhua)
Colorful wheat decorations seen on Jan. 22, 2019. (Photo/Xinhua)