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I Solemnly Swear by the Flag of Tibet
Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 – 8:35 pm | One Comment
I Solemnly Swear by the Flag of Tibet

I solemnly swear, by the flag of Tibet, that I will remain faithful to its colors and until they take this life away from me or until all my karmic merits have been exhausted, I …

Jamyang Norbu and the Aliens from Outer Space
Saturday, May 11, 2013 – 12:02 am | 2 Comments
Jamyang Norbu and the Aliens from Outer Space

Yes, it is true. Jamyang Norbu has been visited by aliens from Centauri Republic in the Zeta system (See photo for proof positive). And no one knows why. Well, not for certainty that is. And …

The Final Step in a Democracy
Monday, Jan 28, 2013 – 11:03 pm | No Comment
The Final Step in a Democracy

With due respect for the Athenians for initiating the early democratic structure in their society and ushering in a new way of governance, the idea of democracy has evolved considerably over time to be more …

Hook, Line and Sinker: Predictable Side Dish or the Puffer Fish?
Sunday, Apr 8, 2012 – 12:32 am | No Comment
Hook, Line and Sinker: Predictable Side Dish or the Puffer Fish?

I just happen to come across an article on Indian Express, dated April 2nd, 2012, where it was alleged that China is once again willing to talk to H.H the Dalai Lama if he abandons …

“Right” of Passage
Saturday, Sep 24, 2011 – 6:30 am | No Comment
“Right” of Passage

Almost every society has a rite of passage, depending upon values and beliefs held by the said community, that marks an important transition for a person. Although it could be understood as any milestone in …

The Wish fulfilling Jewel, the Mythical Sanghi, and the Smiling Sun
Saturday, Mar 26, 2011 – 9:20 am | No Comment
The Wish fulfilling Jewel, the Mythical Sanghi, and the Smiling Sun

The historic voting process has finally come to an end on both sides of the globe, if the globe can be divided into two that is. The turnout is guaranteed to be at least 70% …

Why Not Indian Tibetans?
Sunday, Jan 30, 2011 – 8:45 pm | 2 Comments
Why Not Indian Tibetans?

Even before this legal battle was waged and won by one of our own (I would like to call it a watershed moment), Namgyal Dolkar Lhagyari, I have had numerous discussions on this very subject …

The Namgyal Shastri Barbecue Grill
Wednesday, Jan 12, 2011 – 5:44 am | 2 Comments
The Namgyal Shastri Barbecue Grill

So, you think you are a politician? That should be the name of his show keeping it on par with all the primetime show running these days on the television but for some odd reason …

Misunderstanding Kundun’s Message
Thursday, Jan 6, 2011 – 7:17 am | 2 Comments

There has been a lot of brouhaha about the recent Kundun’s pronouncement that he might possibly seek to relieve himself of the political and administrative duties in the next six months, which is to say …

Why I Support Tenzin Namgyal Tethong for Kalon Tripa
Tuesday, Dec 7, 2010 – 4:12 am | 9 Comments
Why I Support Tenzin Namgyal Tethong for Kalon Tripa

I have been noticing recently during my discussions with my friends, relatives, and fellow Tibetans that there is a real lack of understanding regarding my candidate for Kalon Tripa. Some know him as a person …