Tag Archives: Obituary

  • Obituary: Pioneer of orphanages in Tibet dies from COVID-19 in Switzerland

    Tendol Gyalzur, orphaned when fleeing with her family after the 1959 uprising in Tibet, who later went back to Tibet to establish the first orphanages for abandoned children, has died this week of COVID-19 in Switzerland. ...

  • Obituary: Jamyang Choegyal Kashopa in three different worlds

    Our dear friend Jamyang Choegyal Kashopa was taken from us in the night on Tuesday, becoming the second Tibetan elder to succumb to the Coronavirus. Jamchoe la's destiny had unfolded in three different worlds. ...

  • Obituary: Legendary A Dogah passes away at age 77

    A Dogah was characterised by his indomitable spirit, talent, honesty, deep commitment, and utmost dedication in the conservation and development of Tibetan art, culture, and heritage. ...

  • Obituary: Lodi Gyari — An extra ordinary Tibetan

    There have been very few career diplomats with as clear an understanding of Capitol Hill or as much personal access as Lodi commanded as an individual 'representative' of 'no government'. ...

  • Obituary: Kalsang Wangchuk la (1937 – 2014)

    Kalsang Wangchuk la, also known as Ku-ngo Wangchuk la, passed away peacefully on 23 January 2014 in Toronto, Canada, following a brief illness. ...

  • Independent Tibet’s first foreign employee dies

    Robert Ford, the first foreigner to have been employed by the government of an independent Tibet, has died in London on 20 September 2013. ...

  • 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. ...

  • Monlam prayer for Adam Yauch

    Tibetan Association of Northern California (TANC) held a special Monlam prayer for the late Adam Yauch, the rapper and founder of Beastie Boys and a long-time friend of Tibet and the Tibetan people. ...