My Tibetanness

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Martyr Tsewang Norbu la protesting by setting himself ablaze in the town market of Kham Tawu, Tibet I vividly remember, almost a week ago, when my friend Lodoe Laura & Daniel at the final leg of their… Continue reading

Lhakar Academy: Tibetan School of Leadership and Change

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It is important to know this world has many great leaders and victories of non-violence resistance, who have brought down dictators, won over oppression and brutality. Our movement itself has great leaders and… Continue reading

1 sentence in 1 hour

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Yes, it did take me close to an hour trying to write/type one sentence in Tibetan on my laptop. It’s not the most glamorous or exciting of the Lhakar actions, but it was… Continue reading

Hello?…. Tashi Delekkk!!!

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I can usually expect at least one phone call to start like that every Wednesday. About a month or so ago, somehow my friend Dekyi signed ME up for her Lhakar pledge. I… Continue reading

Lhakar on HH Birthday..

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Tibet I care, a movement consisting of young Tibetan volunteers organized ‘Tibet Games’ to promote Lhakar (white Wednesday) on His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s birthday yesterday. It was the 76th birthday of the… Continue reading

Lhakar,a day of action!!

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We who engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface the hidden tension that is already alive. Martin Luther King, Jr. I am a… Continue reading

Demystifying Tibetan vocabularies used by His Holiness

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[Update] During Central Tibetan Administrations inauguration of Lobsang Sangay on Aug. 8th, 2011; there were some new Tibetan words used by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. I was able to get help from… Continue reading

New Pledges by New Warriors.

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Today is the end of SFT’s one week Action camp held in Germany, Europe. I’ve been to at least three or four action camps in Europe and America where I have received practical… Continue reading

Climbing Trees with My (Incredible, Giggling, Modest) Heroes

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I’ve just spent the last week training climbing in the German countryside. Among the student participants were dozens of activists from all across Europe and the world. But because I was the only… Continue reading

The Hills Have Eyes… errr Ears… and Mouths

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This week’s Lhakar Diaries post stems from a very odd dream I had recently which led me to think about my past life. I won’t write what happened in the dream, but I… Continue reading