The Grasslands – a film by Pema Tseden

Review of film The Grasslands by Pema Tseden

After I watched the film, I felt that the film was not about Aku Tsendruk and Ama Tsomo, nor about the other people in the film, so much as it is about a way of life

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A Diamond in the Dust

Review of film Acho Namgyal: Shey Kyi Jinpa by Sonam Tashi and Eric Henningsen

Shey Kyi Jinpa constitutes both a timely and, hopefully, restorative vehicle – offering the possibility of a renaissance of interest in Nangma, and the birth of a new generation of Tibetan musicians.

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Tsering Wangchuk

Tsering Wangchuk studied in Central School for Tibetans, Pondoh, India, and lives in Dharamshala, North India. Tsering Wangchuk on TibetWrites Poetry [1] The Cat put us through hell, / Killed my kin, dreaded my mind. 6 April 2010

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The Wealth of a Nation

We are becoming more like international pets where we are petted and stroked for being pacifists while the Chinese continue and strengthen their hold in Tibet.

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Tibetan Women

For a while now, I have thought about creating a blog focusing on Tibetan women’s issues. In general, women’s rights are important because of the patriarchal nature of societies,

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Losar

We should celebrate Losar / Some say … / To open a new chapter / Be Tibetan,

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Mani

Poem by Chabdrak Phonya: Recite one Mani / Recite ten Mani / Recite one hundred, one thousand Mani

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Dreams of the educated-dispossessed

Review of book Falling through the Roof by Thubten Samphel

Review by Tsering Namgyal Khortsa of Thubten Samphel’s novel Falling through the Roof: This magnificent novel from India — at once elegiac and exuberant — is in itself proof of the Tibetan resilience.

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In Exile

An old man below a weeping willow / Hears the wind whipping / The leafless branches / Hanging down

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Tenzin Choephel

Tenzin Choephel is a Phayul reporter based in Kathmandu, Nepal. Tenzin Choephel on TibetWrites Articles [2] In early November, during a visit to Nepal by Ellen Sauerbrey, a United States official in charge of refugee policy.. 8 January 2008 The Dérgé Parkhang Chenmo (Derge Printing Press) in Dérgé County of Kham Region, Tibet, survived through …

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