Tag Archives: Tibetan History

  • Tsering Dorjee Wangkhang: One of first Tibetans in Canada

    This documentary could have been a story of sadness, but it is a story of people who survived and thrived. ...

  • Nazi chief’s drunken expedition to discover Aryan roots in Tibet

    Instead of sticking to the brief of finding the 'super-race', the drunken SS soldiers killed thousands of animals on an expedition to Tibet in 1939. ...

  • Dalai Lama reunited with guard who welcomed him to India

    Das recalled how he was given orders not to speak to the young monk when he arrived in India after 13-day trek through Himalayas, disguised as a soldier to evade detection by Chinese troops. ...

  • Laden Tshering Samdup Powerful women in the history of Tibet

    The first Tibetans–in-exile survived mainly due to their women, who were running small businesses and raising their children, from the pavements of New Delhi to the remoteness of Orissa. ...

  • Eminent Tibetan scholar Narkyid Ngawang Thondup passes away at 88

    Tibetan scholar Narkyid Ngawang Thondup passed away in Delhi on Monday evening after a short illness. He was 88. ...

  • Chewang Ngokhang Books for the President-elect

    It is both amazing and delightful to learn that our President-elect Donald Trump has read several meaningful books. ...

  • Kazi Dawa Samdup, and Tibet in the Twilight Zone

    Kazi Dawa Samdup and Dr Walter Evans-Wentz collaborated on groundbreaking literary works which played an important part in bringing Tibetan Buddhism and people to the West. ...

  • Laden Tshering Samdup Lobsang Wangyal: The show must go on

    I don’t own as large and strong heart as Lobsang to take things in my stride, but as long as it makes news and keeps Tibet from fading from public memory, you have to be Lobsang Wangyal. ...

  • Kalimpong: Tibetan times in days gone by

    Kalimpong is well-known and perhaps dear to many Tibetans. It was a major trading outpost to Tibet. ...

  • New book My Name Is Tenzin released in Dharamshala

    In first-person narrative Tenzin Phuntsok tells about a young Tibetan's experiences as a college student in Chennai, India. ...