Confusion over Guthuk day celebration ahead of Losar

By Tsering Dhundup DHARAMSHALA, Feb 3: In the rich tapestry of Tibetan traditions, the celebration of the New Year holds profound significance, marked by age-old rituals and customs. One of the key customs is the Guthuk on the 29th day of the 12th Tibetan calendar month, followed by Namgang, considered the conclusive day of the year. […]

CTA launches “Household Listing Survey” in India and Nepal, calls for public participation

By Tsering Dhundup DHARAMSHALA, Feb. 3: The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) declared today the commencement of a household listing survey in India and Nepal, urging active participation from the public. The announcement took place during a press conference held at the Lhakpa Tsering Memorial Hall, Department of Information and International Relations. During the conference, representatives from […]

Tibetan monk released after four and a half years in prison

By Tenzin Nyidon DHARAMSHALA Feb. 3: Rinchen Tsultrim, a Tibetan monk from Ngaba in Eastern Tibet’s Amdo region who was sentenced to four years and six months in prison in 2020, following an incommunicado detention for over a yearand seven months has recently been released from Sichuan’s Mianyang Prison, according to multiple sources. Rinchen Tsultrim, […]