Tag Archive: Tibet

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

འ་ཙི་བུ་མོ་ལགས།

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[Guest entry by Bhuchung D. Sonam *] ང་ཡི་ཡིད་དབང་ཁྱེད་ཀྱིས་འཕྲོག ཁྱེད་ཀྱིས་ང་ལ་མིག་མི་བལྟ། ད་ནི་བྱེད་ཐབས་གཞན་མི་འདུག ཆང་རག་མ་འཐུང་རང་འཐུང་རེད། ཤེལ་དམ་གཅིག་གིས་ར་མ་ཟི། ཤེལ་དམ་གཉིས་པས་ར་མ་ཟི། ཤེལ་དམ་གསུམ་པ་འཐུང་པས་ན། སྐྱུགས་པ་གཡས་དང་གཡོན་ལ་ཤོར། སང་ཉིན་ཞོགས་པ་ཡར་ལང་དུས། ཡང་བསྐྱར་ཁྱེད་རང་སེམས་ལ་འཁོར། བུ་ངའི་སྙིང་རླུང་སྟོད་ལ་འཚང་། ང་དང་ཨ་རག་གྲོགས་སུ་གྱུར། ཉིན་མཚན་རྟག་ཏུ་དྲན་རྒྱུ་གཅིག བུ་ངའི་སྙིང་གི་ཟེའུ་འབྲུ་ཁྱེད། འོ་ཙི་འོ་ཙི་སྙིང་སྡུག་ལགས། ཐེང་གཅིག་ང་ལ་གཟིགས་རོགས་གནང། *The author is a poet and a writer based in… 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

‘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

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

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