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My local Tibetan restaurant

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Today I visited my new local Tibetan restaurant in South East London. I think it is very important to support our local Tibetan businesses as well as empower our community to grow stronger.… Continue reading

On the History of Ignorance about Tibetan Literature

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Last week I began my post by declaring my gross misconceptions about Tibetan literature. And while, being once unaware that my country has one of the great literary traditions of Asia – one… Continue reading

Routes to Roots: the journey of a Tibetan youth

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[Guest entry by Tenzin Nio] ‘Like the tsampa ritual my grandmother performs on auspicious days, hundreds of identities scattered like barley grains by the wind to every corner of the world’. A born… Continue reading

Sangsol on His Holiness’s 76th Birthday in Dhasa

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Sang-sol, also known as incense offering, is a culture practised over thousands of years by Tibetans across Tibet. It is not only an individual but a national custom where people perform the ceremony… Continue reading

Lhakar in Dharamsala

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I never quite understood what it really meant to celebrate His Holiness’s birthday; it was a special day with sang-sol (incense offering) in the morning served with dresi (sweet rice mixed with butter… Continue reading

We’re in China Digital Times!

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We’re thrilled to learn that Lhakar Diaries is already making waves. Not only have we already had almost 1,000 visitors to our blog in just 18 hours, China Digital Times, ‘a bilingual news… Continue reading

looking super fresh in ‘not made in china’…

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…for the 76th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama! it is extremely hard trying to buy anything that is NOT ‘made in china’ these days! especially something as cool as these super… Continue reading

Lhakar Wednesday & the 76th bday of HH Dalai Lama

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© 2011 Dlo08 Today is His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama’s 76th birthday, as well as Lhakar (White Wednesday); a new form of resistance started by Tibetans inside to assert and empower Tibetan… Continue reading

My First Lhakar Entry on a Very Auspicious Day

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Today I celebrate His Holiness’s 76th birthday by offering a long life prayer and a prayer for the people of Tibet to stay safe and keep the spirit of freedom alive. I thank… Continue reading

On the Birth of Tibetan Literature

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Seventy-six years ago on this day, a future global leader was born in a small hamlet in Takster in northeastern Tibet. As I join my friends in launching this new blog, this new… Continue reading