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Lhakar on the Hill

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*Guest post by the Interns of the 2014 Parliamentary Friends of Tibet Internship Program* This year the Parliamentary Friends of Tibet (PFT) Internship program saw four new Tibetan interns. It started on May… Continue reading

4 Rivers 6 Ranges

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*Guest post by Olo Bayul, rapper and writer based in Boston* Chushi Gangdruk (4 Rivers 6 Ranges) was a voluntary resistance army comprised mainly of Tibetans from the Kham region of Tibet. With… Continue reading

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

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

A Home in Tibet : A Review

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(Guestpost by Thupten Kelsang Dakpa. This review is for the recently released book A Home in Tibet by Tsering Wangmo Dhompa) “The pathos in writing about life in exile is marked by an… Continue reading

Lhakar Memories

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(Guestpost by Thinley Dorjee) Lhakar has been widely observed both in and outside of Tibet since 2008. In Tibet, most of the Tibetans observe Lhakar in more traditional ways to preserve and promote… Continue reading

Chura from Tibet

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Below is guest post from Sangmo, a 17-year-old high school student, who has recently become active in the Lhakar movement in New York City. Hello people of the world, or at least the… Continue reading

Game of Tibet

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Below is a guest post by Rignam Wangkhang, who is interning in the office of a Canadian Member of Parliament this summer as part of the Canadian Parliamentary Friends of Tibet Internship Program.… Continue reading

Lhakar Diaries Drops in on Art for Tibet

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In a town like New York City, art openings are as plentiful as potholes. But a show like Art for Tibet, where artists from around the world donate their one-of-a-kind works for the Tibetan… Continue reading

A Memorable Day with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

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Bay Area Tibetans at the University of San Francisco gather to see Daw Aung San Suu Kyi The following post was submitted to Lhakar Diaries by Dechen Tsering from Berkeley, California. She is… Continue reading