Dharamsala Welcomes His Holiness on Lhakar

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གསོལ་ཇ་ མཆོད་ | Solja Choe | Have Some Tea

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(Src: chinaodysseytours.com) If one has ever been to Dharamsala or any parts of India, at some point of the journey, one wouldn’t miss his/her eye beyond the rims of the most basic and necessary… Continue reading

On Influence and Authenticity in Tibetan Literature

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When you talk about Tibetan identity, you inevitably seem to come up against the sticky issue of ‘authenticity.’ Is this truly Tibetan? Am I? It’s no different when it comes to Tibetan literature;… Continue reading

Renewing my Lhakar Pledge

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Last year, Students for a Free Tibet came out with a new campaign called the Lhakar Pledge where they asked people to make a pledge to do something for Tibet every Wednesday (how… Continue reading

Lhakar #3: I’m In Love [mp3]

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Today on Lhakar I am re-uploading a track some of you may have already heard. I am doing this because 1) I haven’t had time to do a video 2) because its still… Continue reading

Studying Tibetan

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© 2011 Dlo08 When I was asked to write a reflection on my experiences and reasons, which had led me to study Tibetan at Sarah, I realized the interest was sparked the summer… Continue reading

My local Tibetan restaurant

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Today I visited my new local Tibetan restaurant in South East London. I think it is very important to support our local Tibetan businesses as well as empower our community to grow stronger.… Continue reading

On the History of Ignorance about Tibetan Literature

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Last week I began my post by declaring my gross misconceptions about Tibetan literature. And while, being once unaware that my country has one of the great literary traditions of Asia – one… Continue reading

Routes to Roots: the journey of a Tibetan youth

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[Guest entry by Tenzin Nio] ‘Like the tsampa ritual my grandmother performs on auspicious days, hundreds of identities scattered like barley grains by the wind to every corner of the world’. A born… Continue reading

Sangsol on His Holiness’s 76th Birthday in Dhasa

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Sang-sol, also known as incense offering, is a culture practised over thousands of years by Tibetans across Tibet. It is not only an individual but a national custom where people perform the ceremony… Continue reading