Category Archives: Features

  • Tibetan self-immolations replaced by solo demonstrations?

    Adrak's last words before Chinese police dragged him away were "May the Dalai Lama live 10,000 years". ...

  • Smart city can wait: First fix the basics

    Before the dream of a Smart City, we would rather have the basics fixed. ...

  • My journey into Tibetan calligraphy

    It is exactly five years since I set a new world record and I thought it will be useful if I share the story of my journey into Tibetan calligraphy. ...

  • Tibet in the sky

    The Tibet Balloon, "Tashi Gyaltsen", flew with 433 balloons in the skies of France on 26 July in a world record event produced by Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons. ...

  • 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. ...