Tashi Palden

Tashi Palden on TibetWrites Stories [1] He was driving in front of him an ox and a donkey laden with manure. With a bag full of droppings on his shoulder he was hurrying along the winding, rugged and rough mountain path towards the little village on the hill. 8 January 2008

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Your Birthday

Each man was wearing a tall hat made from paper, and a square plank hung on his chest from the neck. On the plank were each man’s crime and a red cross. One of the men was your father.

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Imagining Tibet

couldn’t help but to think about the paradox that become obvious as the conversation progressed. Here was this man, recounting his experiences about his pilgrimage to India, for him the land where Tibetan Buddhism came from, and a life-changing experience in many ways.

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Tashi Rabgey

Tashi Rabgey is a lecturer and director of the UVa Contemporary Tibetan Studies Initiative. She studied law at Oxford as a Rhodes scholar and holds an LL.M. from the University of Cambridge where she specialized in critical international legal theory and completed a thesis on China’s compliance with the international legal regime on women’s rights. …

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Food for Thought

They say a family that eats together, stays together. In a way we are an eccentric extended family, yet the longest joke making rounds in Gangkyi is that in the staff mess it’s a race to see who finishes first.

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Tenzin Dhargyal

Tenzin Dhargyal, Tibetan writer and poet, is an alumnus of TCV Suja. Tenzin Dhargyal on TibetWrites Poetry [1] Sometimes I see, I hear, I know, My country men laying their lives, For our common cause. 26 December 2007

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