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A moral compass is not just for history (The European Voice)

For those Europeans who know what it is like to be Tibetan, an unwillingness to meet the Dalai Lama is worse than cowardice The European Voice,  11 February, 2011 The Dalai Lama is visiting Europe this August. The continent’s senior politicians are not exactly jostling to see him. His website …

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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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Tibet’s small exercise in democracy

[Isabel Hilton,The New Humanist, 21st January 2011] The leadership of a dalai lama as a form of political leadership is both powerful and vulnerable: powerful because political authority is supported by religious devotion; vulnerable because it is at odds with the political realities of Tibetans today. Tibet must find a …

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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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