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04 January 2016
Tyranny of the Tibetan Majority
Our exile system of government claims to be a democracy, but recent events have proven it to be quite the opposite. Yes, His Holiness the Dalai Lama has brought about a fundamental change in the system of government, transitioning from a theocracy to a parliamentary theocracy, to one that he hoped, after the devolvement of his
01 January 2016
THE MATRIX IN THE MIDDLE WAY
Last November, as I was preparing to fly to Toronto for my talk “Forging a Rangzen Strategy”, I received an email from Gashi Tenpa la, one of the TNC organizers there. He had an amusing suggestion for a concluding
15 December 2015
IN CHINA, XI NEWS AND NON-XI NEWS
Outside of China, Chinese names rendered in pinyin look like Roman numerals, at least President Xi’s does. And this was how one Indian TV newscaster, solemn face, convent-educated, strong in mathematics an
11 December 2015
THE STORY OF MY RAPE
This is a story that’s hard for me to tell, but one that I believe people need to hear. I want this story heard because there are still many who believe that feminism is not something the Tibetan community needs, that feminis
09 November 2015
‘Arbitrary’ dance of Tibetan democracy
The preliminary elections of the Sikyong (Tibetan Political leader) and members of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile recently took place across the globe. I felt very excited to make use of my rights as a Tibetan G
13 October 2015
An Open Letter to the Sikyong, Kashag, and Election Commissioner of the CTA
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama has worked tirelessly to implement democracy in the Tibetan polity and has expressed many times the personal and national satisfaction felt in his voluntarily turning over political control to elected officials, stating in his retirement message: "Contrary to the system of the Chinese Commun
02 October 2015
A Personal Encounter With Three bravehearts of Tibet
In the evening of 28th September when I was approaching the hunger strike tent of Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, my heart was weighed down by anxiety and apprehension
16 September 2015
WHY LUKAR JAM ATSOK IS IMPORTANT FOR TIBETAN DEMOCRACY
Think about Lolo. Brave, gentle, patriotic Lolo. Languishing in a Chinese prison, serving a six-year sentence for singing these stirring words of hope and encouragement. How would he feel if he knew that had he sung those sam
01 September 2015
Interesting correspondence between the Dalai Lama and Nehru (1960)
The Selected Works of Jawaharlal Nehru recently published an interesting exchange of letters between the Dalai Lama, who a year earlier had taken refuge in India, and the Indian
28 August 2015
Why Dr. Lobsang Sangay Again?
Earlier this summer, I was in Washington, DC, attending a weeklong Tibetan Youth Leadership Program organized by International Campaign for Tibet. One of the important political institutions we visited was the United States Department of State. In a closed-door meeting, we sat down with one of the top-most United States diploma
16 August 2015
RANGZEN SPRING II
Cassandra was the beautiful daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy. She was given the power of prophecy by the god Apollo, but when she refused to sleep with him he punished her with the curse of never being belie
15 August 2015
A Response to the Open Letter to Tsering Kyi
Right at the start of your article, the way you named Sherab Gatsel Lobling as Sorga School reflects what kind of perspective you hold on Tibet. Misnaming as 'Sorga School’ to such an important institution, a centre of ho
HEARING THE FIRST BIRDSONG OF RANGZEN SPRING
World attention has been riveted on the Greek economic turmoil in the last few weeks, but some Tibetans have probably been paying more attention to a comparatively larger but less discussed crisis – the stock market collapse
09 August 2015
China’s Fear Remains Even After Tenzin Delek Rinpoche’s Death
The news opened fresh wounds for Tibetans who called his death a protracted political murder. Tibetans in Tibet braved gunshot wounds to protest against his death. A series of actions continue to take place across the glo
07 August 2015
M.Moynihan's reply to Office of Tibet rejoinder
In response to my op-ed “Tibet and China at the same Washington Lobbyist” published July 10, 2015, Mr. Kaydor Aukatsang, Office of Tibet representative, 06 August 2015
AN OPEN LETTER TO TSERING KYI FROM SANG MOTA (SANGMO)
Author's Note: I would like to state that this letter expresses my personal thoughts as a Tibetan woman in regard to Tsering Kyi’s recent comments on gender issues and is not representative of the views of my employer. Thus, I am writing this letter to Tsering Kyi La in my personal capacity because I have listened to and disagreed with
Rejoinder to an article in the Washington Times by the Office of Tibet, DC, USA
We were dismayed to see The Washington Times providing Maura Moynihan a platform to perpetuate the false allegations that she has been leveling against the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) and the Tibetan lead
30 July 2015
Undefeated in Death: Tenzin Delek Rinpoche
Few people have done more for Tibet than Tenzin Delek Rinpoche. Born in Lithang, an eastern Tibetan region famous for its fine horses and fearless warriors, Tenzin Delek started off as an unknown lama of humble origins. But through extensive social and humanitarian work, he established scores of clinics, schools and orph
07 July 2015
Dalai Lama, Anything But "A Simple Buddhist Monk"
When the United Nations convened a Millennium World Peace Summit of religious leaders at its headquarters in 2000, one major religious figure was conspicuous by his absence. The Dalai Lama, the spiritual and p
Kundun: The Presence of an Absence
We Tibetans have many terms of respect for His Holiness the Dalai Lama; Yeshe Norbu, Gongsachog, Chenrezig, Gyalwa Rinpoche, Kundun... These are the names we use when we speak amongst ourselves and these were also the nam
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Officials of the Central Tibetan Administration pray for Kagyu MP and former speaker Karma Choephel who breathed his last on Jan. 30, 2016. Offices remained closed in mourning after the prayer. Ghangchen Kyishong, Feb. 1, 2016. TibetNet Photo
His Holiness the Dalai Lama laughs as he comments on a presentation during the second day of the Mind & Life XXX conference at Sera Monastery in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India on December 15, 2015. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL
His Holiness the Dalai Lama leaves after accepting a long life prayer offering from four Tibetan organizations at the Tsuglakhang, Nov. 3, 2015 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
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