Category Archives: Features
Tibetan religious ritual: The water offering
21 February 2017 | Laden Tshering Samdup
The water offering or Yongchap is conducted in the early morning as a token of our selfless devotion to the deities and our gurus. ...
Devastating earthquake bigger than 2015 Nepal tremor may hit north India soon, warn experts
7 February 2017
Uttarakhand and northern Himalaya have witnessed several high and medium intensity tremors in the recent past. Experts have warned of a catastrophic earthquake in north India in near future. ...
21 January 2017 | Ugyen Gyalpo
I could transport myself to a world filled with only our people, in our land, and I wished this fleeting gathering of Tibetans would last forever as it would in a free Tibet. ...
Walking the talk: Fulfilling the wishes of others at Kalachakra
8 January 2017 | Lobsang Wangyal
Following the advice of the Dalai Lama, that it is necessary to help others not only in our prayers but in our daily lives, Pema Gyalpo started Oshi Shenphen Tsokchung to help Tibetan elders ...
Land of Happiness: Vision of a fearless Tibetan mother
27 November 2016 | Tenzin Namdul
Despite all hardships, one can conceive and give birth to a vision of giving life to the “Land of Happiness.” We can be mere spectators, or active Buddhists -- it is up to us! ...
Tibetan Foundation helps rebuild Yushu after earthquake
21 November 2016 | Jamyang Dhondup
The Tibet Foundation believes that even though there are national and political boundaries, there is no boundary to love and compassion. ...
Kazi Dawa Samdup, and Tibet in the Twilight Zone
14 November 2016 | Laden Tshering Samdup
Kazi Dawa Samdup and Dr Walter Evans-Wentz collaborated on groundbreaking literary works which played an important part in bringing Tibetan Buddhism and people to the West. ...
Saint and freedom fighter of Sri Lanka
24 October 2016 | Laden Tshering Samdup
A Tibetan became a Theravada monk, was a much-adulated freedom fighter of Sri Lanka, officially declared a National Hero, and given a state funeral upon his death. ...
Hollywood’s whitewash and era of nostalgia
14 October 2016 | Chewang Ngokhang
Certainly, there is a lot of whitewashing in the production of Hollywood films and television series, due to a dearth of good non-white actors in the film industry. ...
Unique Tibetan gene and its evolution
7 October 2016 | Tenzin Tsedup
The adaptation of Tibetans is a wonderful discovery to understand how evolution can occur rapidly in response to geographic and environmental constraints. ...