Article Archive for March 2012
(This is my translation of the last written words of Pawo Jampel Yeshi, who has sadly passed away from burns at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi.)
16 March 2012
Long Live His …
On Behalf of Our heroic Self-Immolators
Translated by Om Gangthik — See Tibetan orginal
Are my grasslands still green?
Are my blue lakes still crystal clear?
Do my hills and streams still sing their melodious songs?
Great gods of Tibet,
Do you still see them in …
By Theurang or Tashi Rabten*
Translated from Tibetan by Bhuchung D. Sonam
Our courage is fading amidst stacks of religious texts
Our self-confidence is weakening under foreign occupation
My fellow Tibetans of the same blood and flesh
There has been a bit of discussion here and elsewhere about the previous post, “Report from Lhasa,” with people commenting on whether this or that point in the report is wholly correct. Those interested in …