My Republica - Awkward moment

1 week ago

Misguided priorities | Oped | :: The Kathmandu Post ::

Good summary of the post-earthquake situation today as the international donor conference gets underway. Our concern is that the exclusion of the main stakeholders, the indigenous peoples and their representative organizations,, will further polarize this deeply divided country where a politics of corruption fuels the gap between rich and poor.

1 week ago

The darker side of Buddhism - BBC News

2 weeks ago

Taliban cry ups ante in Myanmar | ASIANEWSNETWORK | :: The Kathmandu Post ::

Good article about ethnic tensions and Buddhism in Burma

2 weeks ago

Fissures feature | Oped | :: The Kathmandu Post ::

Good article on the cost of earthquake recovery and what it will mean for Nepal.

2 weeks ago

These are all photos from our recent trip to Yolmo: Photo 1,Yolmo Village, 2, new statue of Padmasambhava is still standing but surrounding buildings all collapsed, 3 villagers turn out for blessings by Phakchok Rinpoche, 4,these children have been through a lot, 5, this gompa is still standing, but virtually destroyed, our shelter at Meme Ngawang Tenzin Rinpoche’s retreat center above Tarkyagyang. CTAC and Chokgyur Lingpa Foundation are contributing to the reconstruction of this important retreat..

2 weeks ago

Back in Kathmandu after a 48 hour rugged trip through Yolmo at the beginning of the monsoon rain. Traveling with Phakchok Rinpoche, Norbu Gyari and their team of truly amazing volunteers from Chokgyur Lingpa Foundation. Our aim was to deliver supplies, assess needs, and also to check on Buddhist heritage sites. Yolmo, described by Khenpo Nyima Dondrup as the “Hidden Valley of Yolmo” is one of the most sacred Buddhist cultural spots in Nepal. Sadly, most of the important heritage sites have been severely..

3 weeks ago

Conservancy for Tibetan Art & Culture

4 weeks ago

CTAC: Working for the preservation of a living culture

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Working with the Smithsonian Institution, the Conservancy for Tibetan Art & Culture organized the largest exhibition of Tibetan culture ever held in the West, with 1.5 million … [Read More...]

Friends of Tibet license plate

Friends of Tibet

Now you can tell the world you’re a friend of Tibet with the nation’s first Tibetan special license plate. And when you get your own Friends of Tibet plate, you’ll be doing more … [Read More...]