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Elliot Sperling  |  Wednesday, May 8, 2013  |  11 Comments

Note:  A postscript was added to this essay on May 15, 2013**
About a year-and-a-half ago I was having dinner with a group of friends in India, at the home of a Tibetan friend. The topic …

The Namgyal Shastri Barbecue Grill
Tenpa Gashi  |  Wednesday, Jan 12, 2011  |  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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …