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The Last Words of a Tibetan Freedom Fighter

September 4, 2019 7:54 am0 comments
The Last Words of a Tibetan Freedom Fighter

Resistance and Unity: The Chinese Invasion, Makchi Shangri Lhagyal, and a History of Tibet (1947-1959) By: Tashi Gelek, Dorjee Damdul and Tashi Dhondup Sep 2019 (launched in Switzerland) Pages: 400 Available at Amazon (TibetanReview.net, Sep03’19) – When families are separated, we come to know each other through stories. This is […]

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BookReview: The Sun Beaten Poetry: A Review of Burning the Sun’s Braids

March 10, 2018 12:25 am0 comments
BookReview: The Sun Beaten Poetry: A Review of Burning the Sun’s Braids

Book Review by: Tenzin Dickie Burning The Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet Translator: Bhuchung D. Sonam Blackneck Books (Dharamsala, October 2017) Pp. 205; Rs. 200   One of the most salient features about the Tibetan landscape is the scorching sun. The Tibetan sun, that burnt gaze sweeping the vast plains, […]

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Dalai Lama releases first of four volumes on Science, philosophy, and Buddhism

January 9, 2018 11:51 pm0 comments
Dalai Lama releases first of four volumes on Science, philosophy, and Buddhism

(TibetanReview.net, Jan09, 2018) – Joined by Bihar’s Chief Minister Mr Nitish Kumar, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Jan 7 released the first of four volumes on ‘Science and Philosophy in the Indian Buddhist Classics’ at Bodh Gaya, Bihar. This volume, which is on the science of the […]

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Mao’s power politics to blame for the 1962 war with India

December 27, 2017 11:20 pm0 comments
Mao’s power politics to blame for the 1962 war with India

(TibetanReview.net, Dec27, 2017) – China and prominent scholars on the subject in the past have for long blamed India for provoking the month-long 1962 border war with its Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s “Forward Policy”. However, this interpretation has now been discredited by a Swedish strategic affairs expert who has argued […]

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