Sketching Tibetan Cartoons

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[Guestpost by Jamyang Phuntsok] As a schoolboy I remember picking up English newspapers to look at the comic strips and having the hardest time figuring out what they actually meant. I never understood… Continue reading

How I Met Your Future Prime Minister

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*This post isn’t meant to endorse any candidate or party – simply to share my experiences and some resources* There is so much election buzz going on right now – for our Chitues around… Continue reading

A Tibetan Refugee Visits an American-Tibetan Buddhist Monastery

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[Guestpost by Kunsang Palmo] I pass by a Tibetan monastery every time I am on the shuttle to my liberal arts college from my apartment off­campus. I never thought of visiting it because… Continue reading

When Tibetan Women ruled Tibet

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In my attempt to engage more historic female figures in Tibetan history, I’ve decided to share a close reading of Janet Gyatso’s “Down with the Demoness: Reflections on a Feminine Ground in Tibet”… Continue reading

Experiences on the Hill

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[Guest post by the 2015 Canadian Parliamentary Friends of Tibet Interns] The Parliamentary Friends of Tibet Internship program had always been on all four of our radars. It was an opportunity to work on… Continue reading

My Summer at Sarah

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[Guest post by Lobsang Wangkhang] A couple of years ago, I wrote a post about my time at the Tibetan Children’s Village (TCV) Summer School Program for Tibetan students from abroad.  I ended… Continue reading

Adapting to Survive in a New Exile

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[Guest post by Ngawang Lodoe, a student from Hampshire College, did his final photography project on the preservation and challenges of the Tibetan culture and language in the US.] The story of Tibet… Continue reading

For You, Our Beloved Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

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Tenzin Delek Rinpoche died under suspicious circumstances in a Chinese prison in Eastern Tibet earlier this week. His family shared this news with the rest of the world on Monday July 12, 2015. All… Continue reading

I Only Know

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[Guestpost by Ten Phun, a Tibetan youth residing currently in exile. He is part of a generation that was born in Tibet but brought into exile for better educational opportunities and thus, never… Continue reading

May She Always Remain Mighty

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སྲུང་བ་ He said he wanted to swim. It was dark. He gave me his སྲུང་བ་ to hold as I wasn’t going in the water. I took it for him. He went in and… Continue reading