Category Archives: Opinions
Dreaming gold for Tibet
8 August 2016 | Ugyen Gyalpo
As I watch the Olympics, I see within myself a 12-year-old boy freed from childish innocence and how I now watch the games with different perspective and meaning. ...
Will the US go down with its gun culture?
6 August 2016 | NS Venkataraman
There are strong indications that readily-available guns for everyone is destroying the finest human culture that has sustained mankind for ages. ...
Buddhist faith and the death of Tibet
2 August 2016 | Mila Rangzen
If we introduce some healthy changes to our political system, it could give rise to a glimmer of hope. ...
For Tibet: From defeat to victory
29 July 2016 | Laden Tshering Samdup
You don’t have guns, you don’t have economic power — but you have an identity given by your religion. Preserve your religion, thereby your identity and your country Tibet. ...
Can China call itself progressive and deny freedom to citizens?
28 July 2016 | NS Venkataraman
China claims itself to be a communist country, but the founders of communist philosophy would certainly not approve the Chinese government's approach to governance today. ...
Dramas in exile Tibetan politics
27 July 2016 | Mila Rangzen
True stories and candid observations from recent doings in the Dharamshala Tibetan exile political world. ...
Upaya Kaushalya: The Tibetan highway to nirvana
24 July 2016 | Laden Tshering Samdup
I share with you some of the bizarre and unbelievable Upayas of Tibetan Buddhism adopted by Gurus to enable their student to push themselves to Nirvana or the idyllic state of enlightenment. ...
Presidental campaign in US hurts its reputation
22 July 2016 | NS Venkataraman
Our only hope is that this campaign may be overlooked as an aberration that does not reflect the ground conditions in the United States. ...
Buddhist faith and the sleep of the Tibetan brain – Part 3
19 July 2016 | Mila Rangzen
Emotional gratification by the unknowable takes precedence over the search for truth. ...
Tibet’s prospects by the year 2059: Zeal of an inquisitive mind
16 July 2016 | Ugyen Gyalpo
When the collapse of communism unfolds, paving the way for democracy, we can take pride in indirectly helping liberate China, as they claimed liberation of Tibet from serfdom. An analogy worth fighting and living for. ...