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‘I will carry the sky’
Bhuchung D. Sonam  |  Friday, Oct 4, 2013  |  No Comment
‘I will carry the sky’

Review of A Home in Tibet by Tsering Wangmo Dhompa
Published by Penguin India. Price: Rs.499
‘I come from there and I have memories / I have a mother /And a house with many windows…’ writes one …

Shakabpa and the awakening of Tibetan history
Jamyang Norbu  |  Wednesday, Dec 7, 2011  |  No Comment
Shakabpa and the awakening of Tibetan history

Academic scholarship may not generally lend itself to moving or inspirational writing, but there are exceptions. Edward Gibbon’s, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, is probably the greatest work of …

Atrocity and Amnesia
Goldstein and the Revision of Tibetan History
Jamyang Norbu  |  Friday, May 1, 1992  |  No Comment

Intellectuals are, I suppose, no more dishonest than other people. On the other hand, they can call upon far greater resources to sustain a lie than the average person, who, when confronted with the obvious …