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Monday, January 22

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    12th century
    Drigung Jigten Gonpo (1143-1217) sent hermits to three holy mountains in southern Tibet: Kailash, Lapchi, Tsari with an administrator (Dordzin) as representative of Drigung Monastery to oversee them, see Shabkar 343
    {1150s Codex Calixtinus written as a guide to Catedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain; Book V offers practical advice for pilgrims
    and has been described as the first tourist guidebook}

    13th century
    1213-1221 Drukpa Kagyu lama Gyelwa Gotsangpa opened Kailash as a sacred site, see Shabkar p. 346
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Thursday, October 6

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    1768 Directors of East India Company investigate possibility of selling cloth to Tibetans
    1774 George Bogle dispatched from India in response to letter from Panchen Lama, led by Hindu trading pilgrim Purungir Gosain, welcomed at Shigatse, left 1775
    {scanned copies of many of the resources listed below are available on the website: http://pahar.in/books/ under the "Tibet and China" folder}
    1783 Captain Samuel Turner (1749-1802) led a one-year mission, including Dr. Robert Saunders, to the reincarnated Panchen (Teshoo=Tashi) Lama by way of Bhutan (Bootan), returned that same year and published the first English language account of travels in Tibet, which extols the admirable characteristics of the Tibetan people.
    1788 Purungir Gosain travels to Kailash; Prânpooree Gosain arrives in Tibet after traveling from India, to Constantinople, Moscow & Beijing.
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