If both the spoken and written language of a people die, then it is as if the entire population of that people has died and the people have been decimated.
Last Sunday on October 3rd, thousands of Tibetans went to the polls to vote for the Prime Minister and MPs of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile.
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
No matter how harshly Beijing imposes its crackdown on Tibetan lyrics, songs will be sung and music will flow from occupied Tibet.
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.
I am a dog / A Tibetan dog from Kyegu / A few days before the earth shook
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.
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,
I decided to be on the side of those who don’t want to celebrate. Instead of celebrating Losar, I decided to write this diary.
We should celebrate Losar / Some say … / To open a new chapter / Be Tibetan,
Poem by Chabdrak Phonya: Recite one Mani / Recite ten Mani / Recite one hundred, one thousand Mani
Despite its economic growth, today’s China is no fairer than the serfdom that Beijing is loudly shouting about.
I would only like to discuss the awakening thought of Woeser’s article “Democracy must have some moral obligations”.
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.
High Peaks Pure Earth is posting a translation of a post from Woeser’s blog that was posted on 13 January 2009 titled “What kinds of songs are ’reactionary songs'”?.
My body is trapped in a heated room. / Light shines from the ceiling. / A leather sofa invites me
The Tibetans prided themselves on what they believed to be a unique tradition, the ‘combination of religion and politics’ (chosi zungdrel).
An old man below a weeping willow / Hears the wind whipping / The leafless branches / Hanging down