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March 10 Observed in Latin America

New York, March 11, 2011—The 52nd anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day was marked with a series of events in Latin America. In Morelia, Mexico, the anniversary was marked with the screening of a series of films on Tibet from March 8th to 10th.  The films include Dreaming of …

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North American Tibetan Associations Conference Concludes Successfully

The 11th North American Tibetan Associations conference concluded successfully on February 27th. The two-day conference took place at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel in Flushing, NY, on Saturday, February 26th and Sunday, February 27. The conference organized by the Office of Tibet was attended by the delegates from 25 Tibetan …

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The Tibetan people have to manage themselves

Berlin, 17 Feb: The Tibetan people have to manage themselves without His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s patronage said Kalon Tripa Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche today during a round table discussion with journalist in Berlin. “Better to face the reality now. Tibetans will have to face it sooner or later,” he said. …

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Three-day Mexican Tibet Support Groups’ annual workshop ends successfully

A three-day workshop of Mexican Tibet Support Groups [Pensando en Tibet] concluded successfully on Sunday, February 13, 2011, in Morelia, the State capital of Michoacan. The workshop held from February 11 to 13 was conducted by the ITSN’s International Coordinator, Tenzin Jigme, and Latin American Regional Coordinator, Exa Mendez, and …

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China needs political liberalisation: Dalai Lama

[Ajay Parmar, The Times of India, Feb 10, 2011] JODHPUR : Terming China as a communist nation without communist ideology, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said that China urgently needs political liberalisation. Reiterating his demand for autonomy for Tibet, he, however, expressed concern that the Tibetan culture, values, lifestyle, …

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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 …

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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 …

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Dharamsala Hosts symposium on Significance of 1913 Tibeto-Mongol Treaty

DHARAMSHALA: A two-day symposium on the historic significance of 1913 treaty between Mongolia and was held in Dharamsala on December 30th and 31st 2010.  The symposium was hosted by the Department of Information and International Relations, Central Tibetan Administration based in Dharamsala, India. A group of seven scholars and historians …

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Tibetan monks studying science at Emory University

By DORIE TURNER Associated Press Saturday, January 1, 2011 Some of the newest students at Emory University’s student body may act like typical college kids, but there’s a key difference: They’re Tibetan monks sent by the Dalai Lama to the United States to learn science. Wearing the traditional crimson robes …

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