Category Archives: Opinions

  • Laden Tshering Samdup Tibet: Indian legacy in the land of snows

    Unless Indians step in now in a decisive manner the legacies of their great masters in Tibet face the prospect of being gone forever ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo A leader unlike any: Happy Birthday to His Holiness

    On this most special auspicious day, the 6th of July, I would love to wish His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, a very happy 81st birthday, the birthday of a Man unlike any. ...

  • Fanny Bucheli The bad news fatigue

    With mass killings occurring on a daily basis, have we, the people of the world, become simply desensitised, numbed by too many details of too much bad news? ...

  • Mila Rangzen Buddhist faith has caused the sleep of the Tibetan brain

    I do not question the Buddhist precepts of morality here, but the blind-faith-based aspect of popular Tibetan Buddhism. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Why would President Obama receive the Dalai Lama through the back door?

    It is surprising that the President of the USA, which claims to be the torchbearer of freedom and the pledged supporter of liberty and human dignity, does not have the courage to stand up to China. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Significance of Tibetan language: Helping them find the fault in their own stars

    To blame people for their shortcomings is irrational and childlike crankiness. Language is insignificant so long as a person upholds and incorporates Buddhist values into their lives. ...

  • Mila Rangzen Mind your etiquette — the whole world is watching

    Every time dresi is served on modern Tibetan formal occasions, you can't help but observe one basic thing is missing: A tiny spoon and some paper napkins. ...

  • Doring Tenzin Phuntsok The future Sikyong candidates of 2021

    The wait for our return to Tibet is going to make more elections at five-year intervals in exile, and we must give some thought to it while choosing candidates. ...

  • Yang Jianli Only a free China can free Tibet

    The Tibetan issue is one of most difficult issues facing humanity. It is a test on mankind’s morality and wisdom, especially on the Tibetans and Chinese and the world leaders. ...

  • Ajai Shukla Ajai Shukla: Drama in Dharamshala

    Cancelling Uyghur leader Dolkun Isa's visa could have been a mutual face-saving exercise for New Delhi and Beijing. ...