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Article Archive for Year 2003

Truth and a Thousand Raised fists
Josh Schrei  |  Saturday, Nov 22, 2003  |  No Comment

In rallying international support for the Tibetan cause, His Holiness the Dalai Lama has often said that he believes eventually the cause will bear fruit and be successful because the Tibetan people “have truth on …

The Incredible Weariness of Hope
Tibet, Tibet: A Personal History of a Lost Land by Patrick French
Jamyang Norbu  |  Wednesday, Oct 1, 2003  |  No Comment
The Incredible Weariness of Hope

Tibet, Tibet. The title of Patrick French’s latest book intrigued me. Vaguely suggestive of a biblical lament, it also hinted at a kind of patient reproach, of the sort that Sir Isaac Newton is said …

Creative Resistance in Dharamshala
Web Chowkidar  |  Tuesday, Aug 19, 2003  |  No Comment
Creative Resistance in Dharamshala

August 19, 2003. Dharamshala: The Friends of Tibet (India), yesterday held a poetry reading session which also marked the launch of a magazine Creative Resistance printed and published for Friends of Tibet (India) by its …

Back to the Future
Enduring Phobias and Superstitions in Tibetan Society (Part 2)
Jamyang Norbu  |  Saturday, Jan 4, 2003  |  No Comment

In Satyajit Ray’s film, Ganashatru, an adaptation of Ibsen’s play, Enemy of the People, a doctor discovers that leaking sewers are contaminating a water source which is regarded as holy, and which attracts large number …