(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
(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
Dear readers, it’s been a long time. Much has happened (both tragic and wondrous) in my life in the months since my last post, but I’m very excited to bounce back on Lhakar… Continue reading
Like every year around this time, the Ottawa Tibetan community said goodbye to a group of bright young Tibetans who came to stay with us for 2 months. Under the leadership of Canadian… Continue reading
When some members of the Lhakar Diaries family contacted me to see if I could do an interview with her, I was more than excited since I had been thinking about it for some time-it also helped that I am currently in Dharamsala. When I contacted Dhardon la, she was more than accommodating. She took some time off her busy schedule and we did a quick interview over some tea.
The following post is a section in Ch. 2 “There Is a Tension in Our Hearts” from the book Echoes from Dharamsala by Keila Diehl (2002, p57-62).
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
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
Woahh! Its been about 4 to 5 months since my last Lhakar post, apologies! I dont have any new cooking videos right now, as its been pretty hectic after getting back from India.… Continue reading
There are many reasons I’m happy to be a Tibetan-Canadian. I get to eat both beaver tails and donkey ears [phungoo amjhok]. I get to enjoy cheese so dry it’s as hard as… Continue reading