Cultural Anthropology-Tibet: Why?

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© 2012 Dlo08 I have just started my MA program in Cultural Anthropology this past week. Things are going well and I am excited for what awaits. In one of my classes, my… Continue reading

Finding Tibet in Central Europe, Part I: Berlin

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After action camp, I decided to travel for twelve days, making a boomerang trail around Central Europe. I never did the “backpacking around Europe” thing in college – I was more of the… Continue reading

Remembering Tsewang Norbu on Lhakar

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[Guest post by Migmar Dhakyel of Switzerland] The horrifying news reached me on last Monday evening when I got home. I read the articles online about Tsewang Norbu’s self-immolation. I felt so shocked,… Continue reading

MY PLEDGE

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Tibet has a saying: “Although it is good to know other languages, it is shameful to forget your own”.   I pledge to my father, to myself and to the people of Tibet… Continue reading

In the territory of Nyarong, uprisings against the Chinese in the 1950’s unfolded in a manner similar to those in other areas of Kham, but with one twist: the leader of the revolt was a woman

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From the book Arrested Histories: Tibet, The CIA, And Memories Of A Forgotten War by Carole McGranahan [Everything (except for the text written in brackets) written in this post including the tittle of… Continue reading

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