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避坑落井bì kēng luò jǐng Avoid one obstacle only to blindly hit another 井底之蛙jǐng dǐ zhī wā A blinkered approach to life. Living in own private world ignoring the real world 离乡背井lí xiāng bèi jǐng To leave home 临渴掘井lín kě jué jǐng Begin to take measures when it is far too late 落井下石luò jǐng xià shí To add needlessly to someone's misfortunes 坐井观天zuò jǐng guān tiān A blinkered or limited view of the world
Unsolicited comment from genuine visitor to Chinasage.
Even the name used for Tibet is contentious. The name used in the West 'Tibet' probably comes from the Arabic 'Tibat' meaning 'the summits'. In China it is known as 西藏xī zàng meaning 'Western treasury of Buddhist scriptures'. It is the strength of Buddhism in Tibet that has set it apart from China. The Tibetan name for themselves is Bod or in Sanskrit བོད. Read More
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