The Art of Continuous Future

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[Guest post by Tenzin Nio] The wall, as black as midnight and with painstakingly delicate gold details, foretold ancient wisdoms of the divine beings. Fierce looking wrathful deities rose out of their flames… Continue reading

Thenthuk With Pema

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Today for Lhakar i decided to cook for my friend and I, here is how i did it…   To make the dough, its pretty much plain four and water, the same way… Continue reading

Chatting in བོད་ཡིག་

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For Lhakar (a lil late, better late then never right?). I decided to have a chat session with my friend in བོད་ཡིག་ (Tibetan) hope you guys enjoy the content.   Me: སྐྱག་ཙ་ར་ Friend: ག་རེ་ Me: ཧ་ཧ་ཧ་ཧ་ Friend: ཇོག་མིན་འདུག་… Continue reading

Finding Tibet in Central Europe, Part II: Warsaw

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“You have to go to Warsaw,” said my friend. “It’s like the next Berlin!” This friend isn’t one for exaggeration, so I said, “Ok, fine.” and penciled Poland as the next stop on… Continue reading

Lhakar to the extreme

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Dear Lhakar Diaries, Today was an incredibly “Lhakar-ish” day. Here’s how it went: 8:00am: Woke up in Montreal and put my new favourite chupa on with a white shirt (whonjoo). LHAKAR! 9:00am: Gen… Continue reading

Today on Lhakar..

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A Tibetan stranger in Zurich city on Lhakar

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Okay, so I decided for today to wear a chupa. No, today is not Trunkar ( His Holiness‘ birthday) or Sumchu Tütren (10th March) and no, my mother didn‘t force me to. The… Continue reading

Teaching Tibet

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…the simplest and easy way – Show a film. That’s what i did for Lhakar yesterday at my work place. I played the film ‘Kundun’ to two of my work colleagues who didn’t… Continue reading

Waving Flag

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This week, I thought I’d share something really cool that my little sister did. Last year was my sister’s first year of high school in Belleville, Ontario, and she noticed that many of… Continue reading

The Voice of Tawu

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[Guest post by Gabriel Feinstein Jr. – in collaboration with anonymous Tibetans] Following is an interview with a brave Tibetan, herein dubbed “the voice of Tawu.” He is Rinpoche, a teacher, a friend,… Continue reading