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Hungry for Freedom

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Today is one of those Lhakar to the extreme days, where so much is going on, I didn’t know what exactly to write about. But I wanted to make sure I took some time… Continue reading

Enough! Standing up for Tibet

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Today for Lhakar, I called my Member of Parliament asking her to pledge her support for the ‘Enough! Global Intervention to Save Tibetan Lives’ campaign. The video pretty much explains everything, and you… Continue reading

Lhakar to the extreme

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Dear Lhakar Diaries, Today was an incredibly “Lhakar-ish” day. Here’s how it went: 8:00am: Woke up in Montreal and put my new favourite chupa on with a white shirt (whonjoo). LHAKAR! 9:00am: Gen… Continue reading

Waving Flag

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This week, I thought I’d share something really cool that my little sister did. Last year was my sister’s first year of high school in Belleville, Ontario, and she noticed that many of… Continue reading

Hello?…. Tashi Delekkk!!!

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I can usually expect at least one phone call to start like that every Wednesday. About a month or so ago, somehow my friend Dekyi signed ME up for her Lhakar pledge. I… Continue reading

The Hills Have Eyes… errr Ears… and Mouths

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This week’s Lhakar Diaries post stems from a very odd dream I had recently which led me to think about my past life. I won’t write what happened in the dream, but I… Continue reading

Overprotected? Never!

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This past weekend, I went home to visit the family, and my Amala gave me this little trinket to attach to the ‘tsemdhue’ around my neck (a red string which is supposed to… Continue reading

Me & Mama Make Momos

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Amalas (Tib: Mothers) know best, and that proved true once again today. With so many other things going on right now, I was at a loss as to what to post for my… Continue reading

Renewing my Lhakar Pledge

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Last year, Students for a Free Tibet came out with a new campaign called the Lhakar Pledge where they asked people to make a pledge to do something for Tibet every Wednesday (how… Continue reading

This Lhakar in Washington, DC…

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I’ll be out and about in Washington, DC representing the great white north (CANADA!) at the Students for a Free Tibet booth at the Tibetan Market near the Verizon Centre, where His Holiness the Dalai… Continue reading