The Dalai Lama-Scientist- A review

December 27, 2019 12:29 am0 comments
The Dalai Lama-Scientist- A review

 By Tashi Wangchuk* (TibetanReview.net, Dec25’19) – The documentary ‘The Dalai Lama-Scientist’, written and directed by the six-time Nobel prize nominee Dawn Engle, is about His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s keen interest in Science and its relationship with what the historical Buddha’s message had to offer in understanding some of the […]

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Faith versus politics in Dalai Lama reincarnation standoff

December 6, 2019 7:22 am0 comments
Faith versus politics in Dalai Lama reincarnation standoff

The Tibetan reincarnation tradition is more then 800 years old.  Communist-ruled China is only 70 years old while the offering of a golden urn by a ruler of the Manchu dynasty, historically seen by the Chinese as foreign rulers, for suggested use in the reincarnation recognition process happened only sometime between […]

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OBITUARY: Famed doctor of Tibetan Medicine passes away

November 29, 2019 1:33 am0 comments
OBITUARY: Famed doctor of Tibetan Medicine passes away

(May 15, 1027 – Nov 26, 2019) (TibetanReview.net, Nov25’19) – Dr Yeshi Dhonden, a doctor of Tibetan Medicine who attracted hordes of patients from across India and abroad and who won a Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian honour, last year has passed away in the early hours of Nov 26 […]

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REVIEW: Dishonoring in an Honorable Way

November 24, 2019 1:53 pm0 comments
REVIEW: Dishonoring in an Honorable Way

—— By Gangjong Bu (TibetanReview.net, Nov24’19) – I watched Pema Tseten’s movie at a screening in DC with my family early this month. It was interesting to me, but not much to my kids. The film appeared to be shot on a low budget with very simple sets, and few […]

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Opinion: The Challenge of Nation-Building in Exile

November 14, 2019 5:37 am0 comments
Opinion: The Challenge of Nation-Building in Exile

By Youdon Aukatsang* (TibetanReview.net, Nov13’19) – When over 80,000 Tibetans fled Chinese occupation and followed His Holiness (HH) the Dalai Lama to India in 1959, none of them had any premonition of the duration of their stay in India. They endured the hardships in exile with a strong aspiration to […]

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Kikisoso Tibet Festival and the Tibetan diaspora in Japan

September 7, 2019 10:16 pm0 comments
Kikisoso Tibet Festival and the Tibetan diaspora in Japan

By Stephen Christopher and Hiromi Ikeda (TibetanReview.net, Sep06’19) – This year’s Kikisoso Tibet Festival, hosted in the Nagano hillside city of Komoro, will be the fifth edition privately organized by the couple Genyen Tenzin and Shoko Yanagida. Since 2015, the festival has provided a major venue for the Tibetan community, […]

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