Tag Archive: China

Meet: Strangers, Electro House Dance Tibetan music makers

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[Guest Post by Strangers] We, Strangers, would like to say that we are very honored to be included in this collection of Tibetan transmissions from across the world. We’re leaving it up to… Continue reading

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

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

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

‘Thank you Communist Party of China’

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[Guest entry by Bhuchung D. Sonam *] As a kid growing up in Tibet under China, the first song that I learned was The East Is Red. It was one of the most… 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

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

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

Lhakar Wednesday & the 76th bday of HH Dalai Lama

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© 2011 Dlo08 Today is His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama’s 76th birthday, as well as Lhakar (White Wednesday); a new form of resistance started by Tibetans inside to assert and empower Tibetan… Continue reading