Tag Archives: Tibetan History

  • 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. ...

  • Renewing my pledge for Tibetan freedom

    My late father’s memoir, Resistance and Unity, was born out of his narration of his life story and the battles he fought with the Chinese. First launched in Switzerland in September 2019, it is now available worldwide. ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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. ...