A Clarification

May 10, 2020 3:26 pm0 comments
A Clarification

With regard to the obituary item on Tendol Gyalzur (Pioneering ‘Mother of Tibet’ Dies from COVID-19 in Switzerland by Morris Tennyson, May 09’20), it has been pointed out (including with video clips) that Tendol Gyalzur succeeded where many other Tibetans failed and were forced to close down because she not only […]

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Pioneering ‘Mother of Tibet’ Dies from COVID-19 in Switzerland

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Pioneering ‘Mother of Tibet’ Dies from COVID-19 in Switzerland

By Morris Tennyson (TibetanReview.net, May09’20) – A Tibetan exile orphan raised in Europe who returned to Tibet to establish orphanages and centres for the children of nomadic herders has died this week in Switzerland of COVID-19. Tendol Gyalzur, who was originally from Shigatse, lost her parents and brother while crossing […]

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WORDS FROM THE WISE

May 7, 2020 2:00 pm0 comments
WORDS FROM THE WISE

By Prof. Madhu Rajput* (TibetanReview.net, May06’20) – As I sat brooding over the depressing news pouring out from all around the world and the uncertainty generated by Covid-19, my spirits sank. Amidst political leaders throwing accusations, and religious heads struggling to cope with the new scenario where the places of […]

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On Writing the Tibetan Diaspora

March 3, 2020 8:30 am0 comments
On Writing the Tibetan Diaspora

Debutant novelist Tsering Namgyal Khortsa* reflects on the challenges, joy, and lessons learnt in taking up fiction-writing as a Tibetan exile. (TibetanReview.net, Mar02’20) – Last November I did something rather bold. I published a novel in English titled The Tibetan Suitcase, which is the first book-length work of fiction published […]

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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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