Lhakar at Sarah College

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[Guest post by Tenzin Paksam. College for Higher Tibetan Studies Sarah, India] Last Wednesday, Lhakar was observed at Sarah, College for Higher Tibetan Studies. My friend, Pema Namgyal from Amdo, wore the complete… Continue reading

བོད་ཀྱི་དཔའ་བོ་དང་དཔའ་མོ།

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[“Tribute to the martyrs” Guest post by Tenzin Norzin. College for Higher Tibetan Studies Sarah]                                                 ༼ རྒྱལ་གཅེས་དཔའ་བོ་ཚོར་གུས་དུད་ཞུ། ༽ ཉིན་ཆར་བྱུང་དང་འབྱུང་བཞིན་པའི་བོད་ནང་གི་དོན་རྐྱེན་ཡ་ང་དེ་དག་ཐོས་འཕྲལ་བདག་གི་སེམས་པ་ཚ་ཤུར་ཤུར་དང་ལྷན་དུ་སྙིང་རྗེ་དང་སྤོབས་པའི་ཚོར་སྣང་འདྲེས་མ་ཞིག་གིས་བཟུང་སོང་། ཕྱོགས་གཅིག་ནས་བལྟས་ན་དལ་འབྱོར་མི་ལུས་ཀྱི་གྱོང་གུད་ཡིན་པས་ཕངས་སེམས་ངང་གིས་སླེབས་ཆོག  … Continue reading

Finding My Voice

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[Guest post by Lhakyi] Living in a multicultural area in America you would think I’d get swallowed up by the different cultures and languages surrounding me. Well you would be wrong! I knew… Continue reading

Finding Tibet in Central Europe, Part III: Auschwitz

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Jews have been perennial favorites for xenopobic misinterpretation…The Middle Ages accused [them] of crimes ranging from the bringing of the plague to bleeding Christian children to make their Passover meal. Nazi Germay simply… Continue reading

Meanings in Hoarding?

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  My thoughts of the possible meaning/s behind “Hoarding” by some of our elders in our community. I remember sometime back, a Tibetan girl was telling me how the older Tibetans, the pola’s… Continue reading

Get Up, Stand Up!

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It’s our challenge, show your identity!

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(Guest Post by Lobsang Tenzin Sara) I was born and raised in Switzerland with Tibetan parents and two older sisters. My parents always tried to raise me as a good Tibetan guy, who… Continue reading

identities, large and small

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Hi, my name is Kunsang and I’m a Tibetan Buddhist,” was how I once introduced myself when I was little. A few weeks ago during Lhakar I was visiting my family’s home in New… Continue reading

Meet: Strangers, Electro House Dance Tibetan music makers

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[Guest Post by Strangers] We, Strangers, would like to say that we are very honored to be included in this collection of Tibetan transmissions from across the world. We’re leaving it up to… Continue reading

Tibetan Anger and the Tibetan Fashion Police

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[Guest post by Dechen Pemba] It looks like the Tibetan cyberspace is getting a healthy dose of humour this year, finally! I already wrote about the fun, funny, smart and catchy viral rap… Continue reading