Tag Archives: Tibetan History

  • Laden Tshering Samdup Pa ra sho — distraction loses Tibet

    We are in the period when the old order is dying and a new world is crystallizing, and this is the time to make all-out efforts to ensure the existence of free Tibet in the new world order. ...

  • A fine line – An Irishman’s Diary on Sir Henry McMahon, China and India

    Henry McMahon convened a conference at Simla, the summer capital of British India, in 1914 with a view to determining once and for all India’s northern frontiers. Three countries were involved: British India, China, and Tibet. ...

  • Tibet will be free one day

    Every human being on this planet deserves equal treatment, freedom, and fundamental rights. Tibetans sleep every night with the hope of returning to their homeland one day, hoping for their freedom, and for meeting their parted families. ...

  • Lobsang Nyandak The Dalai Lama Institution is a Year Older!

    It is the time for peace-loving people in the world to explicitly support and recognize the future potential of the Dalai Lama institution in contributing peace in the world, and saving a nation and people. ...

  • 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. ...

  • The man who lived in all our worlds

    Kasho Jamyang Choegyal la -- the man who lived fully in all these different worlds of contemporary Tibet -- found joy in each of them while also enduring the worst. I can’t think of anyone quite like him. ...

  • 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. ...

  • Tibetans call on China to change its hardline policy in Tibet

    Despite the coronavirus scare, Tibetans gathered together in McLeod Ganj for the most important annual Tibetan event, marking the Tibetan uprising of 10 March 1959 against the invading Chinese. ...

  • Book Review: The Tibetan Suitcase

    So begins The Tibetan Suitcase, Tsering Khortsa’s first novel, ostensibly a bricolage of these found letters and documents. An Indian edition of the novel, first published in 2015, has just been issued. ...

  • Exiled Dalai Lama marks 80 years as Tibet’s spiritual leader

    The Dalai Lama on Saturday marked the 80th anniversary of his enthronement as the spiritual leader of Tibet, a position held almost entirely in exile and as a target of constant vilification by the Chinese state. ...