Tag Archive: Tibetan

Tubote, Tibet, and the Power of Naming

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In response to my previous post, “The Significance of Naming or Terming,” Professor Elliot Sperling has offered a more in-depth look at this significance in the following article, originally published on Rangzen Alliance

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Can’t Imagine; Can’t Stop Trying

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Susan Sontag Animation: Regarding the Pain of Others from L Nordell on Vimeo. Susan Sontag’s animation, with its stark halting stop-motion images and its repetition of all that we (on the outside) cannot know… Continue reading

Are We Ignoring the Self-Immolation’s?

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Guest Post by Ngawang Choephel.

Teaching Tibet Every Lhakar

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I still have 2hrs until Lhakar Wednesday is officially over but I promise I have a good excuse. I’ve been very busy with my schedule today but here’s the great news,

Stomp Through Winter Weather Ethically

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First a confession. NYCYak was once a Canadian yak. Vancouver, to be precise. As such, I have fared through my share of wet wet winters. Well, I’m back in my old pastures at… Continue reading

Talk Back: Tibetan Comics Workshop

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This Lhakar, I’m working on putting together a Comic Book Workshop at the Rubin Museum with other Tibetan students from Columbia. We’re all part of a group called Plateau Engage – essentially, we’re… Continue reading

Lhakar in Kalachakra 2012

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For Lhakar Students for a Free Tibet India staff Dolkar explains what they are doing today here in this video. Check it!

His Holiness speaks to Tibetans from Tibet

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Yesterday His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama gave a talk directed towards Tibetans from Tibet. He covers a rage of topic from advice to Tibetans from inside about the importance of the environment… Continue reading

Our Day (Eating) in New York’s Little Tibet

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For Lhakar NYCYak, Pemayoko, and I (dlo08) decided to celebrate Lhakar by eating Tibetan lunch and dinner at Tibetan-owned restaurants. First Stop: Jackson Heights Roosevelt Ave., New York, NY. Pemayoko and I were… Continue reading

FROM BUDDHA TO BOLLYWOOD, AND HOLLYWOOD TO HALLYU: exile living in the age of pop culture

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(Guest Post by Tenzin Nyiwoe) Far away from my family in rural England, I was lost and maimed by self hate throughout my entire adolescent life, and beyond. I blocked out the constant… Continue reading