Lhasang Tsering

Lhasang Tsering, poet/writer-activist, was born in Tibet and brought into exile at a young age. In 1972, giving up an opportunity to study medicine in the US, he joined the armed Tibetan resistance force, who were then operating from Mustang, Nepal. He was later President of Tibetan Youth Congress and a founding director of Amnye Machen Institute. Lhasang, an outspoken and ardent advocate for Tibetan independence and a passionate lover of literature, currently runs Bookworm — a bookshop in Dharamshala — with his wife. His book of poems Tomorrow and Other Poems was published in 2004.

He can be reached at: BookWorm, PO Mcleod Ganj, Dharamshala, HP, India.

Lhasang Tsering on TibetWrites

Articles [2]

  • Four Humble Truths We cannot and we will not regain our lost freedom simply by talking about it or even by praying, hoping and waiting for it.
  • The Issue is Independence Independence is not only our natural and legal right — it is the express wish of the Tibetan people at large.


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  1. Message for
    Lhasang Tsering, Bhuchung D. Sonam,
    or anyone else at Tibet Writes who might be interested.

    Please, see my article published at Tibetan Review (9 december 2020). It may inspire you, or not …

    TIBET- leading light for the world not the middle but a higher way | Tibetan Review

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