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Make it a burning issue
Jamyang Norbu  |  Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012  |  One Comment
Make it a burning issue

Seventy Tibetans have, one after the other, in relentless and purposeful succession, set themselves on fire for the cause of their people’s freedom. If anything so heroic, selfless, spontaneous, non-instigated, and entirely non-violent* had happened …

Self-immolation and Buddhism
Jamyang Norbu  |  Tuesday, Jan 3, 2012  |  No Comment
Self-immolation and Buddhism

The Yiddish word “chutzpah”, pronounced “huspa”, has the exact same meaning as the Tibetan word “hamba”, and even shares a passing tonal quality to it. Leo Rosten, the humorist, defined chutzpah as “that quality enshrined …

Made in Tibet – Shapaley
ganzeyt  |  Thursday, Nov 17, 2011  |  2 Comments
Made in Tibet – Shapaley

Another timely rap, at this critical juncture of our lives, this song should uplift all of us especially our brothers and sisters in Tibet to fight, stand up as one, and fight for one common …

What Must I Do?
Jamyang Norbu  |  Wednesday, Oct 19, 2011  |  No Comment
What Must I Do?

In 1946 when the Muslim League declared “Direct Action Day” and some of the most horrendous and large scale Hindu-Muslim violence erupted throughout India, one of the worst hit areas was the Noakhali district of …

Igniting the Embers of Independence
Jamyang Norbu  |  Saturday, Oct 15, 2011  |  2 Comments
Igniting the Embers of Independence

(RANGZEN MERO* PARWA)
In mid-December last year, Mohamed Bouazizi, a humble Tunisian street-vendor of fruits and vegetables, set himself on fire to protest the confiscation of his produce and the daily harassment and humiliation inflicted on …

Ngaba monk immolates self to mark 3 years since bloody crackdown
Phayul's Editor  |  Thursday, Mar 17, 2011  |  No Comment
Ngaba monk immolates self to mark 3 years since bloody crackdown

By Kalsang Rinchen
Dharamsala, March 16 – A Tibetan monk of Kirti monastery in Amdo Ngaba is reportedly dead after he set himself ablaze at a market near his monastery, according to a reliable source with …