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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 …

How Tibetans are losing their focus and unity
Vijay Kranti  |  Wednesday, Feb 6, 2013  |  No Comment

As ongoing debate on ‘Rangzen – vs- Autonomy’ issue is leading to an unfortunate division among the Tibetan exile community and fault lines are being dragged to the international supporters’ community — one wonders why …

Century of a loathsome kind
Vijay Kranti  |  Friday, Feb 1, 2013  |  No Comment

At the time of writing this write up, a century of a very different kind — sadly a loathsome kind, is imminent and approaching. It might even approach before this write up goes online or …

Remembering a great son of Tibet
My Homage to Sonam Topgyal
Vijay Kranti  |  Tuesday, Jan 1, 2013  |  No Comment
Remembering a great son of Tibet

I am deeply saddened by the news of my old friend Sonam Topgyal la passing away. In my 40-year long association with Tibet and Tibetan people, Topgyal la belongs to that small group of Tibetans …

Politics of the Prize
Palden Gyal  |  Wednesday, Nov 3, 2010  |  No Comment
Politics of the Prize

When the Nobel Committee declared that the Nobel Peace Prize 2010 to be awarded to Liu Xiaobo “for his non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China“, it sent a wave of exhilaration across the globe …

The Search
Some Thoughts on Pema Tseden’s new film
Tenzing Sonam  |  Tuesday, Aug 17, 2010  |  2 Comments
The Search

Tibetan filmmaker Pema Tseden’s new film is a thought-provoking, cinematic look at the changing face of modern Tibet.
As a Tibetan filmmaker working in China, Pema Tseden has to tread a very fine line. Whether he …

China’s Great Leap West
 |  Friday, Jul 2, 2010  |  No Comment
China’s Great Leap West

In a mere quarter century the People’s Republic of China has risen from poverty and isolation into the 21st century’s emergent superpower. This stunning transformation from an agrarian experiment for the Proletariat Revolutionary to a …

My triple political mantra
Palden Gyal  |  Thursday, Apr 15, 2010  |  No Comment

Who am I?
I asked myself
Searched for my roots,
And traced my Identity.
Tibetan, a noble descendant.
There were times
When we reigned in the clouds
Beyond the horizon we lost.