Category Archives: Opinions

  • Tashi Wangchuk Welcoming the pot-bellied Tibetan Spiderman

    Do we really need to stick to the centuries-old teaching methods by which we learned the least, and hated the most? ...

  • Tashi Wangyal Remembering Gompo Dhatsenpa: Obituary

    On the morning of 6 April, Mr Gompo Dhatsenpa made his somber decision to close his eyes for the last time and embark upon his next journey to a distant world unknown. ...

  • Terry Reis Kennedy To Tibet with love from Spain

    It was a great experience for me to visit Spain for the first time. I found it a mysterious country, with such a welcoming attitude towards strangers. ...

  • Sonam Tashi aka Acho Danny Norbu Tsering: Remembering a superstar

    Tibetans have lost a superstar in Norbu Tsering -- a celebrated performer of Ache Lhamo, and a major force in preserving its Kyomolung tradition. ...

  • Sonam Phuntsok A dream of performing at Norbulingka

    Without the work of Norbu Tsering la, Tibetan opera would not even exist any more. His has been the biggest contribution by far, by anyone, to the preservation of Tibetan culture. ...

  • Tenzin Nyinjey Arts of Love and War – Henry David Thoreau and Sun Tzu

    Sun Tzu's classic The Art of War was translated into Tibetan by Thangpon Tsetop ༼ཐང་དཔོན་ཚེ་སྟོབས༽, a scholar from Tibet. ...

  • Tenzing Lhamo For them, we have to act

    We have the right to exercise freedom of speech and the freedom to perform acts of political activism which are barred in Tibet. ...

  • Soraya Beheshti Freedom burning

    Why should we later regret not having done anything, when we can instead speak up now? ...

  • Vijay Kranti How Tibetans are losing their focus and unity

    Ongoing debate in the "Rangzen vs Autonomy" issue is leading to an unfortunate division among the Tibetan exile community. ...

  • Andrea Paras Canada has an interest in Tibet’s fate

    As one of China’s top trade partners, if Canada remains silent on the Tibet issue, the self-immolations will also be about Canada's complicity with China's abuses. ...