Tag Archives: Tibetan Culture

  • Miss Tibet Pageant 2020 cancelled due to Coronavirus

    The Miss Tibet Pageant 2020 has been cancelled due to the global Coronavirus pandemic, organisers said in a press release. The 2020 Pageant was to be held in McLeod Ganj from 5 to 7 June. ...

  • Journey into Tibetan language and calligraphy in Kalimpong

    Renowned Tibetan calligrapher Jamyang Dorjee Chakrishar did a live demonstration of Tibetan calligraphy and talked about the importance of Tibetan language in Kalimpong on 22 December. ...

  • Demographic survey shows exile Tibetan exodus to West

    The demographic landscape of the Tibetans in exile has drastically changed, with more than half the population now said to have moved from India to Western countries. ...

  • Dalai Lama leaves for South India for two weeks of programmes

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama left for South India early today for a fortnight of programme in Mundgod , which include teachings, empowerment, and a long-life prayer for him by several monasteries. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal Forget China, let’s fix injustice in our society

    Dealing with these injustices, one feels like our oppressor is not somewhere else but is among ourselves. It feels like: Forget China, first we need to sort ourselves out. ...

  • Himalayan Buddhists support Tibetan-recognised Dalai Lama reincarnation

    A 3-day gathering in McLeod Ganj of Tibetan religious leaders and monks and nuns from Buddhist and Tibetan Bon tradition passed a resolution that opposed any interference in selecting the next Dalai Lama. ...

  • Dalai Lama says no hurry to discuss his reincarnation

    China is expected to pick a different 15th Dalai Lama despite Tibetan opposition, a move seen by Tibetans as to legitimise its control over Tibet. It has created new rules to control the reincarnation system of Tibetan Buddhism. ...

  • Tibetan religious leaders oppose Chinese meddling in reincarnation issue

    As China sets its intention on appointing the next Dalai Lama, Tibetan religious leaders oppose a Chinese version, saying that China has no role to play in the selection process. ...

  • Renowned Tibetan doctor Yeshi Dhonden passes away

    Dr Yeshi Dhonden, renowned Tibetan doctor and former physician of the Dalai Lama, known for curing cancer, passed away in the wee hours of the morning of 26 November 2019 at his home in McLeod Ganj. ...

  • Sheama-tam – Tibetan hip-hop music in resistance

    Hip-hop music has become a channel for Tibetan youth to communicate among themselves between the two worlds we are living in, and a resistance in its own way against the Chinese government. ...