Tag Archive: Lhakar

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

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

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

Apha (ཨ་ཕ།) by Dekyi Tsering (བདེ་སྐིྱད་ཚེ་རིང།)

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I wanted to share this video today because of the beautiful and touching lyrics. I am sure you all have already figured out that Apha is His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. The… 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

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