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On the other hand, we both agree a Jewish-Buddhist relationship is probably the easiest cross-cultural mix.
Compared to other “mixed” couples, we can tolerate our cultural differences, and are open to the religious differences of our numerous Jewish relatives and Tibetan friends.
Don’t step over other people (not even their feet) or their clothes. If you are a women wearing a skirt, gather it together when you pass people sitting on the floor and don’t let the skirt brush others. If you can, bring a gift for the rest of the family as well.
Always bring gifts, such as candy or pocket money, for children.
Also, you spot an Orthodox Jewish man in the black and white “uniform” buying a coffee at Dunkin Donuts and think: “Wow, is Dunkin Donuts kosher?
Neither of us has been to our true places of descent–the Middle East for me and Tibet for him. Don’t embarrass your hosts by asking them for things they can’t provide. Don’t ask to be shown the food while people are cooking. Eat and drink at least a little of whatever the host offers you. When lamas or elders come in or leave, you should stand up. If you meet a lama, remove your hat and bend down a little. Be patient with elders, and flatter them a little from time to time. Apart from questions about sex and love, feel free to ask any questions. Men and women shouldn’t sit too close to each other. Men should avoid making contact with women they don’t know. Don’t point your fingers at image of lamas, Buddhas or deities. Men should generally sit on the right hand side of the house. Don’t pass things like clothes or shoes over the stove. I had never met any Tibetans besides monastics, so I stayed to see secular Tibetan culture.