Thupten N. Chakrishar
Poet/writer/graphic designer, Thupten N. Chakrishar was born in 1980 at Ravangla, south Sikkim, in India. He was perhaps the first Tibetan high school student to write a fiction book in English: Anything for Tibet, My Beloved Country. His poetry book Young Tibet won the annual award for young poets from the International Society of Poets.
He is a graphic designer and the creative head of Young Tibet Designs, and the graphic designer for His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa.
- Founder of VajraTV, “Global Buddhist Televsion Network”
- Profile and filmography at Columbia.edu “Spotlight on Emerging Tibetan Filmmakers”
- Review of Thupten’s book Anything for Tibet, My Beloved Country by Bhuchung K Tsering.