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Explosion In Tibet: The Beginning Of Something Great

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[Edited 11/16/11: A reader has asked for clarity on this post. In response, I have provided examples of Sabotage Campaign in the example section. I hope this will clear up reader/s understanding regarding… Continue reading

Handing out Knowledge through Candy

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[Guest post by Lhakyi and Deesal of Boston] Today for Lhakar we celebrated Inji Halloween (Tibetan activist style). With the small donation from some Tibetans we decided to make candy bags with information… Continue reading

Walking on a piece of Home

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Last night I decided to ditch my work and watch the live broadcast of Tenzin Rigdol’s exhibition at Upper Tibetan Children’s Village school in Dharamsala, India. He managed to smuggle more then 2000kg of soil from Tibet so Tibetans in Dharamsala could step on a piece of home for the first time.

Inhumane Torture Or Setting Self On Fire?

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Yesterday I posted the following video of Lobsang Konchok, 18/19yrs old who set himself on fire on 9/26/11, on my Facebook. The video seems to have been uploaded by someone not familiar with… Continue reading

Stepping up to the defiant show of Love and Courage

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In the last week, we have yet again heard news of more self-immolation’s inside Tibet, Tenzin Wangmo (20yrs old) and Norbu Dramdul (19yrs old). It is easy to become depressed by all the sad news, however, Jamyang Norbu la’s right. Tibetans inside are calling us to action and we must not let them down.

Lhakar at Sarah College

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[Guest post by Tenzin Paksam. College for Higher Tibetan Studies Sarah, India] Last Wednesday, Lhakar was observed at Sarah, College for Higher Tibetan Studies. My friend, Pema Namgyal from Amdo, wore the complete… Continue reading

བོད་ཀྱི་དཔའ་བོ་དང་དཔའ་མོ།

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[“Tribute to the martyrs” Guest post by Tenzin Norzin. College for Higher Tibetan Studies Sarah]                                                 ༼ རྒྱལ་གཅེས་དཔའ་བོ་ཚོར་གུས་དུད་ཞུ། ༽ ཉིན་ཆར་བྱུང་དང་འབྱུང་བཞིན་པའི་བོད་ནང་གི་དོན་རྐྱེན་ཡ་ང་དེ་དག་ཐོས་འཕྲལ་བདག་གི་སེམས་པ་ཚ་ཤུར་ཤུར་དང་ལྷན་དུ་སྙིང་རྗེ་དང་སྤོབས་པའི་ཚོར་སྣང་འདྲེས་མ་ཞིག་གིས་བཟུང་སོང་། ཕྱོགས་གཅིག་ནས་བལྟས་ན་དལ་འབྱོར་མི་ལུས་ཀྱི་གྱོང་གུད་ཡིན་པས་ཕངས་སེམས་ངང་གིས་སླེབས་ཆོག  … Continue reading

Finding My Voice

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[Guest post by Lhakyi] Living in a multicultural area in America you would think I’d get swallowed up by the different cultures and languages surrounding me. Well you would be wrong! I knew… Continue reading

Meanings in Hoarding?

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  My thoughts of the possible meaning/s behind “Hoarding” by some of our elders in our community. I remember sometime back, a Tibetan girl was telling me how the older Tibetans, the pola’s… Continue reading

Meet: Strangers, Electro House Dance Tibetan music makers

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[Guest Post by Strangers] We, Strangers, would like to say that we are very honored to be included in this collection of Tibetan transmissions from across the world. We’re leaving it up to… Continue reading