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The Story of Tibet as China Warns France

As the Chinese increase pressure on France to stop the meeting between the Dalai Lama and French President Nicolas Sarkozy on December 6th this Saturday in Poland, it becomes an even more interesting subject for us to divulge into. The chinese state that the meeting will have negative implications between the two countries in terms of trade and future progress related to China and the European Uni... »

The Dalai Lama on Tibet and China

His holiness the Dalai Lama recently spoke about how he is loosing hope of progress with the Chinese government on the Tibet issue that we have spoken about quite often. The Olympics went by, a testing time for the Chinese, but there was no respite for the Tibetans, many who lost their lives in the protest. But the Dalai Lama is a person with profound compassion, I went through many news reports a... »

The Olympics, China and Tibet

I use Google everyday and if you have used Google to search for anything in the past two weeks, you would have noticed Google’s logo, which reflects the Beijing Olympics, with a different sport each day. That logo connotes a different meaning for all of us. Perhaps, the logo reminds you of the Gold, Silver or Bronze medals your country has won in the Olympics. Every time I see the logo, I fe... »

The Tibetan Sky Burial

The Tibetan Sky Burial

We love the Tibetans, a race showcasing profound understanding of mortal and life beyond death. In a previous piece we spoke about the Tibetan bowl, we still encounter that experience, but today we shall talk about something that may be tough to understand by many, the Tibetan funeral process. The most common methods for deceased bodies after death is burial and cremation. While the Zoroastrians h... »

No Freedom to Support Freedom for Tibet

It was a kind of protest that Mahatma Gandhi would have advocated. Peaceful protest and candlelight vigil for Tibet at the Gateway of India on April 10th. With full enthusiasm to support the Tibetans I along with a friend went there. When we reached, no sign of a candlelight vigil, no one was there. I went and approached a policeman standing close by to know what was happening, he informed me that... »

A Follow up on Tibet

A Follow up on Tibet

If you have not yet read the lives of the Tibetans in Dharamsala you should, it will give you a nice insight into their live. This post although will give you an insight into the protests that have been occurring around the world with the Beijing Olympics coming up. I’ll first disclose a little something I read on the New York Times, where people can send a letter to China, As a Tibetan, I t... »

tibetan singing bowls

The Tibetan Singing Bowl

Sound is a vibration that resonates with the soul, which can be felt in every cell of our body. Sound has the power to heal not only on a physical level but also on emotional and spiritual levels. The Tibetan Singing bowls, which are standing bells, rather than hanging inverted or attached to a handle, that rest on the bottom surface. The sides and rim of singing bowls vibrate to produce deep and ... »

The Lives of Tibetans in Exile

With the 2008 Olympic games hosted in China, Tibet seems to be the center of attraction, the Chinese have been occupying Tibet after the invasion in 1951 just how America invaded Iraq in 2003 and are still occupying it. The Chinese coincidentally also say the same as the Americans said about Iraq, that pre-liberation Tibet was a medieval, oppressive society consisting of landowners, serfs and slav... »