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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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Kalon Tripa Debate 2011 in New York

WHEN:     Sunday, January 2, 2011; from 2pm to 5pm WHERE Riverside Church (South Hall), 490 Riverside Drive (between 120th & 122nd St) in Manhattan The Tibetan Community of New York and New Jersey is organizing Kalon Tripa 2011 debate in New York on January 2nd 2011. The debate will be …

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Seeing science through a spiritual lens

By Amy Yee Special to The Washington Post Saturday, December 18, 2010 NEW DELHI – The northern Indian town of Bir was greeted with an unusual sight when Scott Schmidt carried six-foot-long plywood sheets on his head through the streets. Schmidt, who develops exhibits for the Smithsonian, had retrieved the …

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