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Ya ri a bsod Collection 9

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Sha bo don 'grub rdo rje 
Skal dbang skyid 


This collection contains fourteen songs collected in the grasslands of Amdo (northeast Tibet) in the area where Sichuan, Gansu, and Qinghai provinces meet. The songs represent various genres, and were all composed by Ya ri a bsod, an itinerant bard, in the early twentieth century.


This song is sung when people make incense offerings. If someone has no children, they may sing this song while making incense offerings in order to pray for children. 当人们煨桑的时候唱这首歌。如果没有孩子就可以唱这首歌的同时煨桑而祈求孩子。


Oral Literature, Oral Tradition, Linguistic Anthropology, Tibetan, Amdo, Ya ri a bsod

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World Oral Literature Project

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