Category Archives: Features

  • Connected to the Karmapa

    The DC Tibetan Book Club read Interconnected: Embracing Life on a Global Society, and invited its author, the 17th Karmapa, to their discussion. ...

  • The spirit of Little Tibet

    He may be one of the world’s most admired people, but a trip to Dharamshala reveals a playful side to the Dalai Lama. ...

  • Tibetan chef promotes Tibet through momos in Washington DC

    Tibetan Chef Dorjee Tsering, with his Dorjee Momo, a Tibetan restaurant in Washington DC, is helping to satisfy his new city's need for not only Tibetan food, but also community. ...

  • On a journey of self-discovery: Norbu Dhondup in Southeast Asia

    Taking time off from his regular life in Toronto, Norbu Dhondup headed to southeast Asia on a spiritual journey. ...

  • Mountains to Manhattan: A Tibetan journey

    It is amply clear that a free Tibet would be good for India, and the book Mountains to Manhattan will help spread that understanding. Well done Pinakie Kansabanik. ...

  • What’s left behind: Review of Two More Years

    Leave your occupied country and family, for a chance at a better life. Know that in doing so you will see neither again for many years -- if ever. Or stay, a prisoner in your own land. ...

  • Remembering a true son of Tibet – Tashi Namgyal

    What my brother wanted to demonstrate by sacrificing his own life is — to appeal the the world and to the UN to help our people and support our struggle. ...

  • They walk in beauty: A peek at India’s lesser-known pageants

    Did you know there was a Mr & Miss Wheelchair India, a Mrs India Home Makers, and a Miss Himalaya? Meet the winners and organisers of beauty contests you didn’t know existed. ...

  • Flame of Hope: A film review

    Flame of Hope is a story of a Tibetan family in the face of the ongoing self-sacrifices, and it does not delve into the psyches of the self-immolators. ...

  • Far from Doklam, a second India-China battle of claims is on — over Tibet’s medicine

    In April, India sent Sowa-Rigpa as its official entry for UNESCO’s prestigious Intangible Cultural Heritage list. The problem was Beijing also had sent an entry claiming Sowa-Rigpa. ...