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Closing this Blog and maintaining our Facebook site.

In order to streamline the process and connect readers more directly to the source blogs, Tibetan Blog Station will no longer maintain this WordPress blog and will only add content to our Facebook page. Please join us on Facebook as we explore writings by Tibetans across the world. See you here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tibetan-Blog-Station/373229479372525?ref=hl

Bhuchung D. Sonam: Book Review of “A Home in Tibet” By Tsering Wangmo Dhompa

Source: High Peaks Pure Earth High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Bhuchung D. Sonam. The guest post is a book review of “A Home in Tibet”, the first-full length book from US based Tibetan female poet Tsering Wangmo Dhompa. “A Home in Tibet” has been published by Penguin Books India and will … Continue reading

My bark is worse than my bite!

Source: Chome Ringluk – Straight from the Apso’s Mouth I’m Lhasa Apso. With the Special General Meeting at the Tibetan Government in exile here in Dharamsala now underway I felt it was a most opportune time for my comeback. But first, I have to confess one thing. No offense intended but I hate yak. Not … Continue reading

Prayers Answered, From Baltistan to Ladakh

Source: Yuthok Lane Thoughts on Geleck Palsang’s Prayers Answered I have an offering: http://www.cultureunplugged.com/play/1591 A short 29 minute documentary about the journey of a group of small Balti children from Turtuk, the very border of India, Pakistan and Tibet, to a Tibetan school in Ladakh, Prayers Answered is a really charming small film with a … Continue reading

Inner peace

Source: Dola Never commit any evil deeds, accumulate wealth of merits, completely tame one’s own mind. This is my teaching. – Lord Buddha This evening at Tsuk Lag Khang, I was gazing in sheer admiration at Lord Buddha’s glittering statue. Sitting there in a lotus position, with a rosary in my hand, I tried to … Continue reading

Tibet and President Xi Jinping’s Chinese dream – Bhuchung Tsering

TibetReport’s Blog Chinese President Xi Jinping has talked about making arduous efforts to  achieve what he calls the “Chinese dream” (Zhongguo meng) – a great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation. Participating in a CNN discussion on the concept,  Wu Jianmin, a former Chinese ambassador to the United Nations, said, “Reemergence of China is the Chinese … Continue reading

Will Tibet See Suicide Bombers?

Source: Journey of a Tibetan On Feb 8, 2012, as appealed by the Kashag (Tibetan cabinet), Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), Dharamsala, Tibetans in San Francisco and Bay Area assembled at the Chinese Consulate, San Francisco for solidarity candle light vigil. With a candle, I prayed and walked several San Francisco streets along with hundreds of … Continue reading

“The Military Bunkers Across Lhasa in 1959″ By Woeser

Source: High Peaks Pure Earth A street scene in Lhasa during the Cultural Revolution, Red Guards and enthusiasts – “upper layer patriots” – are parading. In the upper right-hand corner of the image is a square-shaped house, one of the military bunkers built by the PLA. When the Cultural Revolution engulfed the city of Lhasa, … Continue reading

ON THE PANCHEN LAMA By (the late) W.G.Surkhang

Source: Case Western Reserve University [Editor’s Note: A series of draft essays (in English) were recently discovered in Seattle by Dr. Larry Epstein among the papers of the late Professor Turrell V. Wylie. Written by the late Surkhang Shape while he was a member of the Inner Asia Project of the University of Washington (in … Continue reading

I’m No Less a Tibetan….

Source: Echoes in Exile I’M NO LESS a Tibetan Because I can’t speak or comprehend Highfaluting terms – Of Spontaneous Natural Liberation, Mantrayana, Mahayana Or even the path of Renunciation. But I’m content with just An inkling of the essence. To avoid deliberate harm, To helps others, to respect all And if possible to be … Continue reading

“Muchness” and a reading of Dhondup Gyal’s Waterfall of Youth

Source: DRUGMO Lives It has been several months since the onset of ‘acute career angst’; the roots of which I can trace back to decisions made years ago in a daze of moral righteousness and the appeal of job security. However in time my buried dreams gathered steam, percolated and gained its momentum to form … Continue reading

Chura from Tibet

Source: Lhakar Diaries Below is guest post from Sangmo, a 17-year-old high school student, who has recently become active in the Lhakar movement in New York City. Hello people of the world, or at least the Lhakar world. So just recently, I found out from my pala during one of our rare heart-to-heart talks that … Continue reading

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