Victoria Andrews

Victoria Andrews is a PhD candidate in the history of art and architecture. Her fieldwork has included working across Ladakh, Zangskar, India, and Tibet documenting Buddhist shrines, devotional materials, wall paintings, stupas, and temples.
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The First Plow

In Ladakh, traditional plowing rituals connect villagers with their heritage and show how Buddhism exists beyond temples and texts.

By Victoria Andrews

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