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These Days

These Days

In 2009, the Wolf Band released their first album “Brother” (ཕུ་བོ) and in 2011, they released their second album “The Wolf Looks Back” (རི་སྤྱང་གི་ཕྱི་མིག). They have played at concerts in different parts of Tibet, and are the second rock band in Tibet after Namcha..
The First Howl

The First Howl

In 2009, the Wolf Band released their first album “Brother” (ཕུ་བོ) and in 2011, they released their second album “The Wolf Looks Back” (རི་སྤྱང་གི་ཕྱི་མིག). They have played at concerts in different parts of Tibet, and are the second rock band in Ti..
Tibetan Spelling Mistakes and More

Tibetan Spelling Mistakes and More

Shokjang was born in Labrang in Amdo. He studied Tibetan literature at the Northwest Nationalities University in Lanzhou. He is a leading intellectual of his generation. He has published four books: The Courage of the Path (ལམ་གྱི་སྙིང་སྟོབས།); The Pen’s Strength (སྙུ་..

Listen. Where Is That Bark Coming From?

Sangdor is a well-known Tibetan writer who has published five books. In particular, his book “Tulphod”, with its new metered verses, created a literary stir among Tibetan writers. He is the former editor of Sangdor website which was shut down recently. This piece was published on Rangdrol blog in 2012. Listen. ..
Yangjin Lamo – Tibetan Singer

Yangjin Lamo – Tibetan Singer

Yangjin Lamo: a Tibetan Singer and Philanthropist. With Tibetan infused pop music gaining momentum on the Chinese music scene, Tibetan singer Yangjin Lamo can be viewed as an exemplary role model. A multitalented woman, Yangjin Lamo is a singer, award winner (China Grammys), philanthropist, co-founder of a Tibetan medi..
The New Ten Virtues and the Public

The New Ten Virtues and the Public

One of the biggest debates on Tibetan websites this year is on the new Ten Virtues. On this issue alone, there were about twenty opinion pieces and more than a thousand comments written on the internet. According to the pieces on the internet, it was people like Serther’s Khenpo Tsultrim Lodoe and others who made..
Exiles, Let’s Go to Tibet

Exiles, Let’s Go to Tibet

This excerpt is from Lu-nyon (real name: Yeshi Gyatso) and published on Sangdor blog, one of the most popular blogs inside Tibet. Lu-nyon has published more than thirteen books and some of them, including “The Stateless Person,” have been translated into English. He is from Tibet although he now lives in Am..
Jakthang

Jakthang

Bongtak Rilu’s real name is Rinchen Dhondup. Bongtak is the name of his birthplace and Rilu is a childhood nickname used by his family. Bongtak Rilu has published four books of poetry; the latest one is titled, “I am Mounted with a Golden Saddle.” His writings are simple and transparent, focusing on current socia..