“Yak Horns,” TibetWrites Launches New Book by Bhuchung D. Sonam

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Last Sunday, I took a break from the monsoon rains and sought refuge at Jimmy’s Italian restaurant where a book launch was being held in the somehow-always-busy town of Mcleod Ganj. The launch… Continue reading

SFT-Concert on His Holiness 77th Birthday (Video)

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On His Holiness 77th birthday SFT-India organised a concert with the theme of ‘Come Home Your Holiness’. Dharamsala monsoon is always unpredictable and our fingers were crossed tight that day as we decided… Continue reading

Celebrating Lhakar Through Learning: Summer Buddhism Retreat 2012

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This past weekend, July 4th-July 8th, an estimated sixty high school and college students of Tibetan, Kalmyk-Mongolian, and Himalayan descent came from all over North America to attend a Buddhism Conference organized by the… Continue reading

Pema Yoko in Sikkim

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The history of Sikkim begins with the lepchas. Eventually there was the establishment of a Tibetan kingdom, Chogyal in the 17th century [wikipedia]. From 1642 to 1975, Sikkim was ruled by the Namgyal… Continue reading

Life Between Lhasa and Brooklyn

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It is just past three in the middle of the night in Brooklyn. In Lhasa, the clocks read the same as here, but it is afternoon. This basic fact, of how it can… Continue reading

Happy Birthday Your Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, wishes from all over the World!

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Happy Birthday Your Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, wishes from all over the World! A special video message by Tibetans and Supporters from around the world wishing His Holiness the 14th… Continue reading

Bringing Tibet Home

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For the past few weeks we here at Lhakar Diaries have been following the Kickstarter campaign for “Bringing Tibet Home,” a film with familiar faces documenting a brilliant art installation by Tenzing Rigdol… Continue reading

Lhakar Diaries Celebrates One Year Anniversary!

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In just one year, Lhakar Diaries has gone above and beyond our expectations. As a project with humble beginnings, a few of us started brainstorming last spring, during our time at the Lhakar Academy,… Continue reading

Learning Tibetan on Lhakar: Episode Two (and a Meeting for Rangzen)

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Above is the second installment of our video series in Dharamsala, including a peek into a meeting of the world’s leading Rangzen warriors battling for Tibetan Independence. If you haven’t seen the video for the… Continue reading

Feeling More Tibetan on Lhakar!

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Below is a guest post from another graduate of the Lhakar Academy class of 2012, Tenzin Tsomo from Nepal. Here she shares her Lhakar experience, showing solidarity with her community in Kathmandu. ——————————————————————————————————–… Continue reading