HH the VI Dalai Lama

Tsangyang Gyatso (1683 – 15 November 1706), who was enthroned as the Sixth Dalai Lama in 1697, was a special Dalai Lama. Born to the renowned Nyingma family of the Terton (treasure revealer) Pempalingpa, and brought up at a late age in the Gelugpa tradition, Tsangyang Gyatso proved to be an uncomfortable blend of the …

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Gyalpo Tsering

Poet, completed his schooling from the prestigious Dr. Graham’s Homes in Kalimpong. In 1973 he left his teaching job at the Tibetan Children’s Village school to join the Tibetan resistance — then operating from Mustang, in western Nepal. Later he also worked at the Information and Publicity Office of His Holines the Dalai Lama (now …

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G.C

G.C. on TibetWrites Poetry [6] There are too big for me / They always come in motion / To pinpoint is too hard for me 26 December 2007 Life delights and death mourns / But life goes on 26 December 2007 I am just a soul in a fixed / Crying for the right direction …

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Dhundup Gyalpo

Dhundup Gyalpo is the editor of Tibetan Bulletin, the English-language journal of the Dharamsala-based . Tibetan Bulletin at Dhundup Gyalpo on TibetWrites Articles [1] A brief history of poetry in Tibet. 28 December 2007

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Dhondup Gyal

Dhondup Gyal is widely regarded in Tibet as the founder of Modern Tibetan Poetry. He was one of the most influential young writers inside Tibet in recent years. An accomplished scholar, writer, poet and patriot, he committed suicide in 1985 when he was only 32. Dhondup Gyal article at Dhondup Gyal article at Dhondup Gyal …

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Bhuchung K Tsering

Commentator/writer/director of (ICT). Born in Tibet, and escaped into India after the Chinese occupation of Tibet. He received his BA in English literature from the University of Delhi in 1982. He worked as a staff reporter for the Indian daily, Indian Express, and later joined the . He worked as the editor of Tibetan Bulletin, …

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Gendun Choephel

Gendun Choephel was born 1903 in a small village in eastern Tibet, near the silk road, at the Chinese border, in a remote region populated by nomads. This region was inhabited by Muslims, Chinese, and Tibetans who were constantly fighting each other. The villages were often attacked and looted by warlords. In this explosive and …

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Ngodup Paljor

Paljor was born around 1945 in Dzonga, Tibet, and fled with his parents to Nepal in 1959 from the Chinese invasion of Tibet. In his too-short life, he was a Tibetan Buddhist monk, a Thai Theravada Buddhist monk, translator for the Dalai Lama in Thailand, assistant professor of Tibetan studies at the University of Hawaii, …

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Tenzin Tsundue

is a restless young Tibetan who, after graduating from Madras University, South India, braved snowstorms and treacherous mountains, broke all rules and restrictions, crossed the Himalayas on foot and went into forbidden Tibet! The purpose? To see the situation of his occupied country and lend a hand to the freedom struggle. Arrested by China’s border …

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Bhuchung D Sonam

Bhuchung D Sonam is the author of several books, including Yak Horns: Notes on Contemporary Tibetan Writing, Music, Film & Politics and Songs of the Arrow. He has edited Muses in Exile: An Anthology of Tibetan Poetry, and compiled and translated Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet. Bhuchung writes at . His writings …

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Authors

We have works of 74 authors on TibetWrites. Notables among them are ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ New authors [March 2021] [December 2020] [September 2020] All authors Here is the list of all our authors. From each author’s page you can find information about them, and links to their …

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TibetWrites Home

is a not-for-profit site dedicated to Tibetan people, to writers, and to Tibet. It aims to bring together poetry and writings by Tibetans, and make it accessible to Tibetans around the globe. Learn more about in our and page. Latest writings 8 July 2021, story by Sunday mornings were most lazy in Paljorling khimtsang, but …

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Two new films: Old Dog and The Sun-Beaten Path

Review of film Old Dog, The Sun-Beaten Path by Pema Tseden , Sonthar Gyal

The two films tell stories of everyday existence which are distinctively Tibetan stories, but which at the same time address universal themes of struggle and redemption without sentimentality or romanticization.

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Tendor

Tendor (Tenzin Dorjee) is a Tibetan writer and activist, and Executive Director of Students for a Free Tibet from 2009 to 2012. He is currently a PhD candidate at Columbia University, US. Tendor profile at Tendor on TibetWrites Poetry [1] I heard someone in the street say / This was the year when you lost …

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Buddhism, China and the Indian Media

The XVII Karmapa was not only investigated for money laundering, Indian officials told the media that he was a “Chinese plant” simply because he is the only Tibetan reincarnate lama to be recognized by both China and the Dalai Lama.

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Freedom of Tongue

Tibetan people’s way of life and their outlook towards the world is inextricably linked with Buddhism, which in turn is firmly linked with Tibetan language.

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