Thoughts on the Recent Self-Immolations by Students at the College for Higher Tibetan Studies, Sarah, India

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༄༅།། རྒྱལ་གཅེས་དཔའ་བོ་དཔའ་མོ་རྣམ་པར་གདུང་སེམས་མཉམ་བསྐྱེད་དང་རྗེས་དྲན་ཆེད། ས་རཱ་མཐོ་སློབ་ཀྱི་ཤེས་ཡོན་ཚོགས་པའི་ངོས་ནས། མཐོ་སློབ་གང་དེར་མར་མེ་མཆོད་འབུལ་དང་། བརྗོད་གཞི་འགའི་ཐོག་ཐོལ་བྱུང་རྩོམ་ཡིག་གི་འགྲན་བསྡུར་ཞིག་ཀྱང་སྤེལ་ཡོད་པ་ལས། འདིར་རྩོམ་ལེགས་གྲས་སྐོར་ཅིག་བཀོད་ཡོད། The Tibetan Language Group of Sarah College organized a candle-light vigil and essay-writing session to show solidarity to the Tibetan martyrs for their sacrifice. Below are some… Continue reading

3-Feet-Tall Border

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After a late night of final discussion and planning, my alarm set off at 6 the next morning. With thrill running all over, I effortlessly slipped into my chuba and prepared myself for… Continue reading

Handing out Knowledge through Candy

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[Guest post by Lhakyi and Deesal of Boston] Today for Lhakar we celebrated Inji Halloween (Tibetan activist style). With the small donation from some Tibetans we decided to make candy bags with information… Continue reading

The Grass IS Greener On The Other Side

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Late last night (Canada time), Tibetan artist Tenzing Rigdol debuted an extravagant art installation in Dharamsala. The installation – located on a stage at the Tibetan Children’s Village basketball court – is made… Continue reading

Walking on a piece of Home

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Last night I decided to ditch my work and watch the live broadcast of Tenzin Rigdol’s exhibition at Upper Tibetan Children’s Village school in Dharamsala, India. He managed to smuggle more then 2000kg of soil from Tibet so Tibetans in Dharamsala could step on a piece of home for the first time.

Made in Tibet

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brothers and sisters, we don’t know if you can hear us, but we hope you’ll receive this message…

Inhumane Torture Or Setting Self On Fire?

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Yesterday I posted the following video of Lobsang Konchok, 18/19yrs old who set himself on fire on 9/26/11, on my Facebook. The video seems to have been uploaded by someone not familiar with… Continue reading

Taste of Tibet

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Early this morning my step mum arrived back from Tibet after many years of being at home away from home. As soon as she arrived home, the suitcase pinged opened. My sister and… Continue reading

How About Some R-e-s-p-e-c-t?

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A video has just emerged of the Chinese military lockdown in Ngaba. It was shot clandestinely by Agence France-Presse and shows the tense faces of Tibetans living with an overwhelming number of military personnel, trucks… Continue reading

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