For You, Our Beloved Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

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Tenzin Delek Rinpoche died under suspicious circumstances in a Chinese prison in Eastern Tibet earlier this week. His family shared this news with the rest of the world on Monday July 12, 2015. All… Continue reading

I Only Know

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[Guestpost by Ten Phun, a Tibetan youth residing currently in exile. He is part of a generation that was born in Tibet but brought into exile for better educational opportunities and thus, never… Continue reading

May She Always Remain Mighty

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སྲུང་བ་ He said he wanted to swim. It was dark. He gave me his སྲུང་བ་ to hold as I wasn’t going in the water. I took it for him. He went in and… Continue reading

Momos in Budapest

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[Guestpost by Mila Tenzin Samdub]   There is a sign above the door with two flags on it: “Free Kurdistan Free Tibet Gyorsetterem”. Budapest was to be my surrogate Lhasa. I had applied… Continue reading

Escaping Home

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  I woke up in the middle of the night. The sound of Dhomsey’s deep barks had taken me from such a wonderful dream. An escape. Dhomsey never barks, so I slowly got… Continue reading

By the Men and the Horses Killed – Swearing in the Dege Dialect.

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[Guestpost by Jamyang Phuntsok] i) Gesar Fails Among the many anecdotes from the Gesar epic that Ama likes to recount, one goes like this: Gesar has returned to Ling after slaying the demon… Continue reading

Up In The Sky: Flying on an Identification Certificate (IC)

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(Guest post by Tsiphu* [pseudonym]. In this story, a second generation Tibetan refugee from India recounts her experience of traveling abroad on Identity Certificate (IC). IC is a travel document that the Indian… Continue reading

On Being Tibetan and a(n intersectional) Feminist

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  Feminism isn’t about having to be a certain kind of “strong,” it’s about letting people have their own definitions of who they are and the rest of us accepting that instead of… Continue reading

Realization and Revelation

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Guestpost by 4dey In Tibet, my uncle was a shepherd and I would help him in guarding and assisting  the sheep. Early in the morning I would walk down the steep path from… Continue reading

How I Mastered the Gyumang in One Day

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Hi LD world! It’s been a while since my last post and a lot has happened since then – but one of the most exhilarating things happened to me recently…. I got a chance… Continue reading