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 published a novel called “The Silent Grassland” a few years before. He is now writing a ..
The website Sangdhor.com plays an active part in the online Tibetan literary world and there have been a number of literary debates on this website. Many writers also keep their personal blog on Sangdhor, including Mila Tsitsi, whose writings are much favored by other w..
For the documentary “Angry Monk” about famed Amdo scholar Gendun Chophel, Luc Schaedler interviewed 14 Tibetan scholars who had done research on Gendun Chophel or were close friend of him. Amdo Champa, a very well-known Tibetan artist, was one of these interviewees...
Tsangyang Gyatso is the Sixth Dalai Lama, and one of Tibet’s most famous poets. He was also known as a great lover of liquor and of women. His famous dharma songs, beloved among the Tibetans, are now being translated into Chinese, English and other languages...
An interview with Young Tibetan Web Engineer Gling-Nyon Gling-Nyon Gling-Nyon, formally named Bumba-gyal, is from Rebgong, Amdo. Since young he mainly studied Tibetan in primary and middle schools. In 2000, due to an excellent performance on university entrance exam..
By Lao Zangmin view the original article in Chinese “Aja Drokmo” Dronpe guest appearance at “Snowland Footprints” “Aja Drokmo” (Shepherdess), the well-known name of snow land singer Dronpe (Chi. Zhong Bai; Tib. sGron pe), recently mad..
By Tsewang Norbu see the orginal article in Chinese Tsewang Norbu is one of the founders and editors of the most popular Chinese language blog on Tibet in China: http://www.tibetcul.com/Index.html. He writes in Chinese and has been living in Chinese cities for many year..
By Lhamkog (See the orginal article in Tibetan) Whilst the spread of Islam in other countries and among other ethnic groups has been strong, there has been no development of Islam amongst Tibetans. Were there any official restrictions on the spread of Islam in Tibet? Th..
I had been up late the previous night surfing some Tibetan websites, and was lying in, not feeling like getting up early, when an unannounced stranger came into my room and woke me up. By then it was about 10 am. I got out of bed and asked him what he wanted. He told me..
This has been received from Lhasa today 26th Feb. This New Year passed quietly without any incidents. As matter of fact, it was so quite that if the patrolling soldiers had not set off spectacular fireworks, we did not know it was the new year. Before the approach of th..