Category Archives: Features

  • Beauty of the Pageant

    This Pageant is in one way a rebel for the cause of Tibet and secondly an empowerment of women in our society. ...

  • Yak sanctuary raises awareness about Tibet in Estonia

    World traveller, writer, and guitarist Roy Strider is founding a Tibetan Yak sanctuary on 8 hectares of land surrounding his home in Ustamõisa, Põlva county in Southern Estonia. ...

  • Schoolboy sends fan letter to Dalai Lama – and gets invited to India

    Edgbaston 13-year-old George Morris and dad stunned when Tibetan guru jets them out to meet him ...

  • Sweet and Sour

    The making of Phun Anu Thanu was a great learning experience. In fact the film taught us far more than what we had learnt at our film schools. ...

  • A glimpse of little Tibet in southern India

    Bylakuppe is an unlikely Tibetan nook in a countryside brimming with coffee plantations and dense jungles, a region British colonialists nicknamed the "Scotland of India". ...

  • Book Review: Meltdown in Tibet — warnings of water wars in Asia

    Michael Buckley's new book Meltdown in Tibet gives vivid and alarming descriptions of the destruction of Tibet's environment and its effect on all of Asia, posing big questions to all who have a stake in Tibet's ecosystem. ...

  • A little bit of Tibet in Goa

    You've heard of Goa's flea markets, fish markets, and even the Saturday night markets. Ever hear of the Tibetan markets in north Goa's tourism belt of Calangute-Anjuna? ...

  • Oh, Big Brother: How many sites are now blocked in China

    The real issue with all China's web censorship is how it’s keeping people in the dark on a range of important yet contentious issues, happening on the kind of sites that are more in-depth than a page on Facebook or G+ could ever be. ...

  • Momo dumplings grow more popular in Queens with new Tibetan restaurant

    The little-known momo dumpling continues its rise in Queens with the opening of a new brick-and-mortar restaurant dedicated to the Himalayan snack in Sunnyside. ...

  • Tibetans in Ladakh – fifty years after

    The people of Ladakh share the ancient Tibetan Buddhist culture with Tibetan refugees from Tibet, but relations between them are not always the best. ...