Rinchen Tsering

Rinchen Tsering, who normally writes in Tibetan, now writes in English. Rinchen Tsering on TibetWrites Story [1] An image of my children finishing school and reading colourful books, just like the young man, with such glasses on, while they come home waiting for jobs. 21 December 2007

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Samdup Dhargye

Samdup Dhargye is a pen name. Samdup Dhargye’s website “Politics and Snow” is at Samdup Dhargye on TibetWrites Articles [2] We as citizens of Tibet living in the free world must be more responsible and not always take for granted the benefits of being Tibetans or being the people of the Dalai Lama. 8 November …

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Kunga Tsayang

Kunga Tsayang (pen name Gangnyi, meaning “Son of Snowland”) is a respected writer, intellectual and artist of the new Tibetan generation. Kunga was born in Golok Chikdril, and educated in Labrang and Beijing. He attempted to set up a new school in Yakra Monastery but the project remains incomplete. He traveled widely in Tibet and …

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Tenzin Rabga

Tenzin Rabga is an undergrad student at MIT, Boston, U.S. He did his schooling from Tibetan Children’s Village School, Dharamshala, North India. Tenzin Rabga on TibetWrites Poetry [1]

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Tenzin Nyinjey

Tenzin Nyinjey is a human rights activist and writer, and was a senior researcher at TCHRD in 2016. He now lives in Switzerland. “Reflections on Tibetan Independence Day” – article on , 14 February 2014 Nyinjey’s English translation of “Women and Their Ornamentation” by Jamyang Kyi, at , 23 January 2014 Tenzin Nyinjey on TibetWrites …

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Tenzin Jigdal

Tenzin Jigdal is a Tibetan writer and poet. Tenzin Jigdal on TibetWrites Poetry [1]

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Tenzin Dickyi

Tenzin Dickyi studied at the Tibetan Children’s Village School in India, and Cambridge Rindge, Latin High, and Harvard University in the U.S. Currently she lives and works in New York. Tenzin Dickyi website at Tenzin Dickyi profile at Interview with Tenzin Dickyi at More of Tenzin Dickyi’s writings on More of Tenzin Dickyi’s poems at …

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Tendar Tsering

Tendar Tsering is a Tibetan writer and poet. Tendar Tsering on TibetWrites Poetry [1] If you cross the giant Himalayas / You’ll find my country Tibet 26 December 2007

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Tenam

Tenam is a writer and activist, and the creator of the TibetWrites portal. With like-minded friends in Paris, he is one of the founding members of , the first ever French-Tibetan monthly, launched in 2018. Tenam on TibetWrites Articles [6] They say a family that eats together, stays together. In a way we atGangKyi are …

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Shelkar Lingpa

Shelkar Lingpa is among the foremost Tibetan poets and scholars. He was also a senior secretary to the 13th Dalai Lama. Shelkar Lingpa on TibetWrites Poetry [1] I miss Lhasa where / The undulating valleys and wide open plains / Are bedecked with a garland of green meadows and trees, 2 July 2013 Written in …

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Samten G. Karmay

Samten G. Karmay is one of Tibet’s foremost scholars. Karmay was born in Amdo Province and attended a local Bonpo monastery from ages eight to fourteen. He then followed a three-year course of Dzogchen meditation at Kyangthang Monastery. At twenty he obtained the Geshe degree and took further studies at Drepung. In 1959 Samten and …

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Palden Gyal

Palden Gyal, a Tibetan journalist and poet, left Tibet in 1988. Palden studied in London and was a research analyst at Tibet Information Network. At the same time, he assisted in editing the Great Tibetan-English Dictionary Project at the SOAS, University of London. He now lives in Washington D.C. where he is a senior editor …

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Norbu Zangpo

Norbu Zangpo on TibetWrites Poetry [4] I bare my breast to you Because you have ceased 26 December 2007 Oh, you brave people I greet you in exile! 26 December 2007 Now that our plough is broken What shall we turn it into 26 December 2007 There is no time to waste on you You’re …

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Namgyal Phuntsok Tsawa

Namgyal Phuntsok Tsawa, poet and writer, was born in December 1978 at Bodhgaya in Bihar. He graduated from Punjab University, India, and was editor of the Regional Tibetan Youth Congress’ annual magazine. His first book of poems, The Call, was published in 2003, and his second book, The Silent Observer, in 2004. He lives in …

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Lukar Jam

Lukar Jam is a freelance writer, specializing in Chinese and Tibetan issues. He was born in 1972, in Tsolho Dragkartri district, in Amdo, Tibet. A former Chinese political prisoner, and a Tibetan refugee and political activist, Lukar Jam went on to become President of the non-profit Gu-Chu-Sum, dedicated to the welfare of Tibetan political prisoners. …

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Losang C. Rabgey

Losang C. Rabgey is a Ph.D. candidate at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, England, where she specializes in gender anthropology and the Tibetan diaspora. Her fieldwork has focused on oral life histories of Tibetan women in India and the West. After her parents fled Tibet in 1959, Losang was born …

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Londen Phuntsok

Londen Phuntsok is a poet, blogger, bohemian, and author of the book The Gossamer of Love, a collections of poems and free verse. A third-generation Tibetan living in India, Londen apart from writing and reading literary fiction and poems, loves hiking, travelling, cycling, taking pictures of tawny sunsets, and swimming. He believes in stronger footing …

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Lhagyal Tsering

Lhagyal Tsering on TibetWrites Poetry [1] When a girl of fifteen is not sent to school but is given over to the milk cows; When a charming, slender girl does not marry but is used by a swindler; 26 December 2007

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Khar Chen

Khar Chen is a young Tibetan writer, author, translator, blogger, poet and commentator. He was born in Tibet, and escaped from Tibet in 1999. He studied in the Tibetan Children’s Village in India, and graduated from United World College in Norway in May 2009. He is currently doing his major in financial economics at Methodist …

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