My Summer at TCV

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[Guest post by Lobsang Wangkhang] Months prior to my departure, my older cousin Rignam gestures to his hand and says “THIS SUMMER, THIS WILL BE YOUR SPOON, THIS WILL BE YOUR FORK, THIS… Continue reading

braid

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I often told myself stories of her. I took the scraps of memories my father would share and I would collect them, secretly. Slowly, she became almost real to me as I assembled… Continue reading

Announcement! Meeting of Tibetans with Mixed Parentage – Summer 2014

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Hi everyone! Here is an exciting update from last week’s post regarding a gathering for Tibetans of mixed heritage! Please join us this summer in London for the very first gathering for Tibetans… Continue reading

Update – Results of the T+ Survey!

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Hi everyone! It’s time for the survey results from my last post aimed at all Tibetans of mixed parentage, like myself and my sister. Thank you to everyone who shared and completed the survey and… Continue reading

Are You A T+? Please Take Our Survey!

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Hi and Happy New Year! It’s been a long time since I’ve done a post here on LD so I am pretty psyched that the subject of my first post in almost a year… Continue reading

Their Burning Bodies Told Histories Never Forgotten

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© 2013 Dlo08 [A Readers Guide: I know that not everyone has time to read this long piece but I thought I would make this an easier read by giving a short guide.… Continue reading

Strength & Dedication: My time at the action camp

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(Guestpost by Tenzin Rabsang) Ever walked into a place where you are immediately captured by the enthusiasm and motivation radiated by people? A place that upon reminiscing, urges a release of emotions, convincing… Continue reading

Futility of contorting reality: China’s propaganda war on Tibet

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(Guest post by Tsering Tsomo, Executive Director of Tibetan Center for Human Rights & Democracy) A black stone soaked in the river cannot be washed white. A white stone placed under the sun… Continue reading

TIBETAN FILM MAKING – AN ALTERNATIVE WINDOW INTO TIBET

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I recall the winter when I rushed to the office at the Lower TCV School to purchase a copy of ‘CIA: Shadow Circus in Tibet’. It was the closure of the academic year… Continue reading

Experimenting with Modernity, the Tibetan way

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A few nights ago I attended the talk “Ways of Knowing the Body in Buddhist Tantra and Tibetan Medicine” by Janet Gyatso, a prominent and innovative scholar of Tibetan Buddhism. Gyatso mentioned that… Continue reading