Lhakar at Sarah College ས་རཱ་སློབ་གཉེར་ཁང་ལ་ལྷག་དཀར་སྲུང་རྩི་བྱེད་པ།

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Last week for Lhakar I joined three other contributors from Lhakar Diaries, Dorjee Tseten, Pema Yoko and Dawa L. along with the Editor of High Peaks Pure Earth, Dechen Pemba to talk about… Continue reading

ངས་ ལྷག་དཀར་ དམ་བཅའ།

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ང་ བོད་ པ་ དང་ ཉི་ཧོང་ ཡིན། ང་ དབྱིན་ཡུལ་ ལ་ སྐྱེས་ པ་ རེད། ང་ བོད་ རང་བཙན་ སློབ་ཕྲུག་ ཙོ་གས་པ་ ལས་ཀ་ བྱད་ ཡིན་ ཡིན་ནའང་ ད་ལྷ་ ང་ རྡ་རམ་ས་ལ་ ལ་  བོད་ཡིག་ དང་ བོད་ཀྱི་ སྦྱང་ ཀྱི་ ཡོད། ང་ བདུན་ཕྲག་… Continue reading

The Peaceful Struggle by Tenzin Haines-Wangda

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Below is a guest post by Tenzin Haines-Wangda from Ottawa, Canada, on how she’s been able to teach Tibet through the art of dance. — I attended an arts high school in Ottawa, Ontario… Continue reading

WHEN THE BUDDHA STOPS SMILING

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Picture from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/8914083@N02/ I never quite understood and to some extent, even now, why most of the Japanese tourists that I have come across could not do without a camera and the restless… Continue reading

Virtually Learning Tibetan

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So the last few days, I’ve discovered a few cool tools/services that are being offered to help preserve the Tibetan language. Earlier this week, I was browsing Facebook, when I saw a photo… Continue reading

“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