News archives for tibetan_stuff

August 27, 2007

Purple Mountain Tsampa

Filed under: Tibetan stuff

Purple Mountain TsampaThe tsampa listing has been enriched with Ann Lachman’s Purple Mountain Tsampa. She takes mail orders, so you don’t have to live in Massachusetts to enjoy her meticulously produced white and purple tsampa.


October 10, 2006

Tsampa in Belgium

Filed under: Tibetan stuff

Reportedly, the Institut Tibétain carries tsampa in its temple stores. For more info, see the tsampa listing. Thanks to Jan D’hulster for bringing this to my attention.

August 24, 2005

Tsampa Keyboard Macintosh package

Filed under: Tibetan stuff

Simon Wickham-Smith kindly converted my Tibetan font for the Macintosh and bundled it with the documentation. There are separate versions for pre-OS X and OS X systems. They have not been tested extensively, but should work as expected. Thanks Simon!

April 15, 2005

QuizEngine and Tibword for Windows betas released

Filed under: Tibetan stuff

I’ve done my share of manually registering and uploading personal copies of my beta-level Tibetan software. The steady trickle will be pleased to note that you can now grab both the QuizEngine and Tibword for Windows betas directly. That said, do keep in mind that this is unsupported and unreleased software. Stable enough for long-term use? Yes. Am I getting any younger? No.

April 17, 2004

Tsampa in North America

Filed under: Tibetan stuff

Added Toronto-based Z-den’s Tsampa to my tsampa manufacturer listing. Thanks to Jamyang Dorjee at for bringing them to my attention.

April 4, 2004

Where to buy tsampa

Filed under: Tibetan stuff

As I get a steady number of inquiries about where to buy tsampa in the West, I started a listing. So far the only brand I am aware of is Sonam’s Tsampa. Shoot me an e-mail if you know of any other sellers/manufacturers.

June 28, 2003

Major additions to the Tibetan Software section

Filed under: Tibetan stuff

Spent a couple of days and brought much of my Tibetan software and typeface projects online. The material ranges from previously released learning software to prototypes testing out such things as Tibetan speed reading and advanced quizzing. The jewel in the lotus is a preview of my main typeface currently known by its working name Tsampa Classic.