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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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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Cyber Encounter with Tibet: An Open Moment?

June 5, 2019 9:25 am0 comments
Cyber Encounter with Tibet: An Open Moment?

Dr M N Rajesh, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad. This article appeared in the Special Issue 2015 edition of the Tibetan Review, published in association with the JNU Tibet Forum. Excerpt from the 1st annual symposium in memory of Prof. Dawa Norbu organized on April 7, 2015. Prof Dawa […]

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Multination state system best bet for resolving Sino-Tibetan issue

May 29, 2019 3:09 am0 comments
Multination state system best bet for resolving Sino-Tibetan issue

  Prof. SD Muni, Distinguished Fellow, Institute for Defence Studies & Analysis, New Delhi, suggests that China be pressured in whatever peaceful way it is possible to adopt a truly multi-ethnic concept of nationhood as against its existing totalitarian ideology to ensure the  country’s long term stability and that the […]

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Tibetan Spiritual Leader and The Highest Indian Civilian Medal: Why India refrains from conferring the Bharat Ratna on the Dalai Lama

April 27, 2019 12:52 am0 comments
Tibetan Spiritual Leader and The Highest Indian Civilian Medal: Why India refrains from conferring the Bharat Ratna on the Dalai Lama

Kunsang Thokmay* argues that though the Dalai Lama fully deserves the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour, New Delhi may be disinclined to respond positively to the ongoing clamour in favour of it in order to avoid a controversy on several grounds. (TibetanReview.net, Apr26’19) – On 15 April 2019, the […]

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Pah-La – A Shallow and Confusing Examination of Tibetan Non-Violent Resistance

April 19, 2019 5:26 am0 comments
Pah-La – A Shallow and Confusing Examination of Tibetan Non-Violent Resistance

Pah-La written by Abhishek Majumdar Directed by Debbie Hannan Royal Court Theatre, London, UK Reviewed by Georgina Choekyi Doji, Tenzing Zega, Dechen Pemba, Kunsang Kelden, and Sonam Anjatsang* (TibetanReview.net, Apr18’19) – Much has been made of the five years of research, including journeys to China and Tibet, and “countless” interviews […]

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5th Dawa Norbu Memorial Lecture: Great Women of Tibet

April 7, 2019 1:38 am0 comments
5th Dawa Norbu Memorial Lecture:  Great Women of Tibet

A report by Choekyi Lhamo* & Tenzin Dhamdul* of Tibet Forum, JNU (TibetanReview.net, Apr06’19) – Tibet Forum-JNU organised its 5th Dawa Norbu Memorial Lecture on 1st April, 2019. We invited Mr. Jamyang Norbu to deliver a lecture in the auditorium of School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University. The […]

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