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Tethong’s words still ring true, five years later
Tenzin Pema  |  Tuesday, Dec 21, 2010  |  3 Comments
Tethong’s words still ring true, five years later

“The cause of Tibet, truly much greater and more significant than our individual lives,
will surely outlive us all and be ultimately redeemed.”
Tethong Tenzin Namgyal, 2006
As the Kalon Tripa battle waged on, I decided to look …

Why I Support Tenzin Namgyal Tethong for Kalon Tripa
Tenpa Gashi  |  Tuesday, Dec 7, 2010  |  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 …

The culling and the show down at Gangkyi Corral
Tenpa Gashi  |  Thursday, Nov 18, 2010  |  6 Comments

An observation of the recently concluded preliminary election by a Tenzing Tethong supporter. I tried to be as objective as possible but if anybody finds it overly one-sided, you know which department you can forward …

Investigating Lobsang Sangay’s “Obama of China” Statement
The Tibetan Political Review  |  Saturday, Oct 23, 2010  |  No Comment
Investigating Lobsang Sangay’s “Obama of China” Statement

Thanks to Lobsang Sangay la and Jamyang Norbu la, the Kalon Tripa race has its first Sarah Palin incident.  Palin, of course, is the defeated 2008 U.S. vice presidential candidate who supposedly said she had …

Further Musings on the Upcoming Elections
Jamyang Norbu  |  Tuesday, Oct 19, 2010  |  No Comment

Readers must forgive me for nit picking, but the term “kalon-tripa”, literally “the enthroned minister” bothers me. It doesn’t exactly sit well (no pun intended) in a democratic system. Thrones might be okay, these day, …

Lobsang Sangay La’s Response
Jamyang Norbu  |  Tuesday, Oct 19, 2010  |  No Comment

A week ago Lobsang Sangay la called me on the telephone and expressed his objection to my piece which in large part dealt with his candidacy. Lobsang la told me that he did not remember …

Some Thoughts on the Upcoming Kalon Tripa Elections
Jamyang Norbu  |  Sunday, Oct 10, 2010  |  3 Comments

I have received some mild censure of late from friends and readers for my lack of enthusiasm for the upcoming kalon-tripa election. I did  explain my position earlier in a number of my …

The justifying context of higher emptiness
A response to CTA's clarification on Kalon Tripa's comments
Christophe Besuchet  |  Saturday, Oct 2, 2010  |  4 Comments
The justifying context of higher emptiness

CTA’s response to Jamyang Norbu’s post on the controversial statement made by the PM is rather puzzling. Not the faintest argument is provided, not even an attempt to deny Norbu’s analysis. The reader is instead …