Category: Events

Year of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

2014 Essay contest to honor His Holiness the Dalai Lama The Office of Tibet, Washington, DC is pleased to announce an essay contest to mark 2014 as a Year of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay in his March 10th statement announced that the Central Tibetan Administration will observe 2014 as the […]

2012 BUDDHISM RETREAT FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS of Tibetan, Himalayan, and Mongolian descent

Workshop on Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhist Culture The three-day Buddhism Retreat for university students of Tibetan, Himalayan, and Mongolian descent will be held at the Garrison Institute,Garrison,NY from July 5 to 7, 2012.   The Garrison Institute is housed in a beautifully renovated 77,000 square foot former Capuchin monastery with comfortable accommodations and wonderful meeting facilities. […]

Parkdale Gallery hosts first Art for Tibet event

  InsideToronto dot com |Oct 06, 2011 Tenzin Nawang Tekan of Etobicoke was inspired to organize an Art forTibetauction here inTorontoby a similar event she attended while visitingNew York. “It was great. There were lots of people there, they had live painting demonstrations and live music and wine,” Tekan said. “I thought it would be […]

Yangzom Brauen discusses about her book ‘Across Many Mountains’

October 13, 2011 – 6:30pm – 8:30pm Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street, New York City Asia Society link http://asiasociety.org/calendars/yangzom-brauen-across-many-mountains A powerful, emotional memoir, Across Many Mountains is an extraordinary portrait of three generations of Tibetan women, whose lives are forever changed when Chairman Mao’s Red Army crushes Tibetan independence, sending a young […]

Film and Panel Discussion: “Himalayan Meltdown” at Asia Society tomorrow, June 14

When: Tuesday, June 14 · 6:30pm – 8:00pm WHERE: Asia Society, 725 Park Ave, New York, NY Columbia Water Center is co-sponsoring the event. Asia Society’s Center on US-China Relations will present a film and discussion called Revealed: Himalayan Meltdown. The 45-minute documentary co-produced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Arrowhead Films, examines […]

Visions of Development: Where Have All the Yaks Gone?

Friday, May 20th: 6:00 – 9:00 PM Saturday, May 21st: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM Organizer: Trace Foundation, New York The grasslands are changing. Across the Tibetan Plateau, desertification, biodiversity loss and ecological relocations are dramatically altering the landscape, and reshaping Tibetan society. What’s happening on the grasslands today poses unprecedented challenges to Tibetan communities, […]

The Asia Society’s Great Debates Series: Tibetan Debate at Asia Society, New York

    Date and Time:  Apr 29, 2011 | 6:30pm to 8:00pm Venue:               Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue, New York, NY Free Event, limited seating available.  Registration Required Debate is an essential skill in Tibetan monastic tradition. Buddhists consider ignorance to be the root of all suffering. Wisdom […]

CONVERSATION WITH TIBET’S LEADING POET ABOUT HIS NEW BOOK AND FILM

  Organized by Trace Foundation and Latse Library Join us as we celebrate the publication of the most recent work by one of Tibet’s most influential poets, Jangbu (Dorjicering Chenaktsang), and catch a sneak preview of his upcoming documentary Yartsa. The Nine-Eyed Agate: Poems and Stories (Lexington, 2010) features English translations of Jangbu’s works by […]

Contemporary Lhasa Art Scene: A Panel Discussion at Latse Library

Eight years ago, ten artists came together to undertake an experiment. In a former Sichuanese restaurant along Lhasa’s Barkhor they created the Gendün Chöpel Artists’ Guild and Gallery, and changed what it meant to be an artist in Tibet forever. In the years since its opening, the Gendün Chöpel Artist’s Guild has grown from the […]

Winter Buddhism Retreat for High School and College Students

[For Tibetan high school seniors and college students] When: Thursday, January 13 at 9:00am – January 16 at 2:00pm Location NEW YORK CITY, Central Park West Side YMCA, 5 West 63rd Street Essence of Philosophy and Practice, Elements of Culture and Literature The Office of Tibet, in collaboration with the Institute of Tibetan Classics, is […]