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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

Countdown

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No, not that awesome Beyonce song that totally rips off Audrey Hepburn’s boho dance in Funny Face and kinda looks like a tricked out Gap commercial, I’m talking about an actual countdown to something super… Continue reading

Upholding the Pledge: Lhakar in 2013

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Happy 2013 to all our readers out there! Now that the holidays are over it’s back to work here at LD. After a long and busy holiday I thought what better way to… Continue reading

Calling All Tsampa Eaters!

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Karma Emchi, better known as Shapaley, released his latest video today on Lhakar and within a just few hours “Tsampa” became another massive hit for the Swiss based rapper. “Tsampa” directed by Tenzin Wangchuk… Continue reading

Radiohead’s Unofficial Lhakar Pledge…and Maybe Bjork’s

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Earlier this week I landed in London and my on very first night out I got to see one of my favorite bands of all time… Radiohead!! I was super excited. The last… Continue reading

Learning Tibetan on Lhakar: Episode Four

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This week I wanted to share a video and some photos from my visit to the Sambhota Day School in Gankyi to show how these awesome young students observe Lhakar every Wednesday. From the… Continue reading

Lhakar at Sarah College ས་རཱ་སློབ་གཉེར་ཁང་ལ་ལྷག་དཀར་སྲུང་རྩི་བྱེད་པ།

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Last week for Lhakar I joined three other contributors from Lhakar Diaries, Dorjee Tseten, Pema Yoko and Dawa L. along with the Editor of High Peaks Pure Earth, Dechen Pemba to talk about… Continue reading

“Yak Horns,” TibetWrites Launches New Book by Bhuchung D. Sonam

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Last Sunday, I took a break from the monsoon rains and sought refuge at Jimmy’s Italian restaurant where a book launch was being held in the somehow-always-busy town of Mcleod Ganj. The launch… Continue reading