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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..
The Agate and the Singer (Part II)

The Agate and the Singer (Part II)

This is a short story by Kyabchen Dedrol. Kyabchen Dedrol is one of the best young writers in Tibet, and a leading figure of the “third generation”, a generation defined both by their age and their thoughts and views which are distinct from the older generation’s. His writings are published in many literary magaz..
The Agate and the Singer (Part I)

The Agate and the Singer (Part I)

This is a short story by Kyabchen Dedrol. Kyabchen Dedrol is one of the best young writers in Tibet, and a leading figure of the “third generation”, a generation defined both by their age and their thoughts and views which are distinct from the older generation’s. His writings are published in many literary magaz..
About the Owl

About the Owl

Born in Rebkong in eastern Tibet,Kuchuk Ngonmo (Lusham Gyal) graduated from Qinghai Nationalities University in 2007. His first book of poetry is titled “Poems by the Side of Tsong River.” He received the “Light Rain” literary award and has published in different magazines inside Tibet. He teach..
From Lhasa


From Lhasa


Meri is a pen name meaning “fire mountain”, and we are not aware of other writings by Meri. This poem was published on New Youth at tbnewyouth.com, which is a popular website in Tibet. From Lhasa By Meri From Lhasa The space of my poetry is left behind The color of the world is left behind Freedom is left b..

A Small Smacking Sound

Rongwo Gedun Lhundup is a very well known blogger and poet known for his free style poetry. Born in Rebkong in Amdo (Chi: Tongren in Qinghai), he studied Buddhism as a monk in Rongwo monastery, Labrang Monastery and Serta Monastery. He has published four books of poetry. They are “The Sound of the Yak and Wild Ya..
The Fast Shadow (A movie script)

The Fast Shadow (A movie script)

This is a screenplay of a short film by Kyabchen Dedrol. Kyabchen Dedrol is one of the best young writers in Tibet, and a leading figure of the “third generation”, a generation defined both by their age and their thoughts and views which are distinct from the older generation’s. His writings are published in ..
What can we write?

What can we write?

This is a personal opinion piece that is critical of the writing skills of Tibetan writers born after 1980. Nodreng was born in Amdo Rebkong in 1986 and he studied at the Peking Chinese Social Science Research Institute and the Northwest Nationalities University. Currently, he is studying at Peking Chinese Film Academy..

Kyablo and his Ponytail

Kyablo and his Ponytail is a short story by Takbum Gyal about a nomad boy’s curiosity about filmmaking and his wish to be an actor. There are only a few popular novelists in Tibet, and Takbum Gyal is one of them. Many of his short stories and novellas have been published in Tibetan literary magazines. He also publish..

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A short poem by Tibetan song-writer Dulha Gyal about his hometown. Dulha Gyal, who works at Qinghai Television Center, also writes under the name Drong (wild yak). He is an anchor, reporter and editor as well as a song-writer. His song “Come Back In Your Heart” became very popular and was sung by famous Tibetan sin..

Longing for the Deities

Sakyil Tseta was born in Rebkong, Amdo. He started writing in 1998 and published his first piece in the Rongwo Monastery magazine called “The Golden Bridge.” Since then, he has been published in many literary magazines. In 2002, he published his first book of essays titled “The Soul of the Dove”. Along with Jas..