Author Archive

A journey through Hip Hop and Tibet

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Tenzin Wangchuk, MC name Exiled Prophet, shares his journey of growing up in New York and discovering Tibet through hip hop. He is the co-founder of Mind of a Monk, a Tibetan music… Continue reading

Spoken Words by Jigme Ritzekura

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We’d like to pay our respect and prayers to Jamphel Yeshi who passed away last night. Tibetans in India are doing everything they can to carry his and those insides, voices to Hu… Continue reading

Two Things I Wish to Share on Lhakar

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Dorjee Tseten shares a powerful Lhakar moment observed by 2000 Tibetan students in Dharamsala and a creative political theatre by organized by SFT India calling on the UN to take action for Tibet.… Continue reading

Tibet Lobby Day USA!

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By the Young Turquoise Bee This week my sister and I decided to honor Lhakar a few days early. We joined a record number of Tibetan-Americans and supporters in Washington, DC for the 4th… Continue reading

LA Times Profile of Recent Self Immolations

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Self-immolations in Tibet Show No Sign of Slowing On March 10th, the Los Angeles Times ran an interesting article  profiling some of the Tibetans who have recently self immolated in Tibet. We thought it would… Continue reading

A Lhakar Pledge: Learning My Own Way, by the Young Turquoise Bee

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The first time I was ever fully immersed in a Tibetan community was in Bloomington, Indiana at a Tibetan Youth Cultural Camp organized by the Office of Tibet. I was fifteen years old,… Continue reading

Tibetans Lobby their MP’s in UK

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Yesterday on Lhakar,  Tibetans in UK, including our very own Pema Yoko, went to lobby their representatives.at the Houses of Parliament. Tibetans and supporters call upon their elected government representatives to write and… Continue reading

Honoring Lhakar on Losar

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Losar Tashi Delek! Losar Tashi Delek to everyone from the Lhakar Diaries family! Today for Losar in addition to wishing all of our readers a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year, we would like… Continue reading

My Meeting With UK Foreign Minister Jeremy Browne By Pema Yoko

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Today on this historic Lhakar, I want to share with you my recent activities for Tibet. On Monday, January 30, 2012,  I met with UK Foreign Minister Jeremy Browne alongside representatives of the… Continue reading

Visualizing Lhakar

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A few weeks ago we came across this amazing piece of calligraphy by Tsering Norbu , inspired by Lhakar. It is so great to see folks responding with their own creativity to show… Continue reading