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Published on Apr 6, 2018
The interpreter's English translation provided during this interview is potentially incomplete and/or inaccurate. If you are not fluent in Tibetan, please refer to the interview transcript for the complete and correct English translation. Read the interview transcript in English at http://tibetoralhistory.org/Interview...
** This interview about life in Tibet was conducted by the Tibet Oral History Project. This non-profit organization aims to preserve the history and culture of the Tibetan people by interviewing elderly Tibetan refugees about life in Tibet before and after the Chinese invasion. Learn more at http://www.TibetOralHistory.org.
** Interview Summary: Ngawang Chunyi was born in Ngapring Ruthok in Utsang Province. She was the only child of her parents. They were accomplished practitioners of tsalung 'channels and energy [yogic methods].' Tsalung is part of the Nyingma tradition and the families root guru was Tulshi Rinpoche. Ngawang Chunyi received many wang 'empowerments' and lung 'spiritual oral transmissions' but she never received a proper education.