Friday 2014/07/25

Tibet

SFT Organizes Panel Discussion on Simla Convention

Panel Discussion on Simla Convention

24.07.2014
The Speakers were Dr. Dibyesh Anand, Tibetologist and Professor at Westminster College in London, Lobsang Yeshi, an Exile Parliamentarian, and Tenzin Tsundue, a Tibetan Poet and Activist. More

Audio Rumors of the Dalai lama’s Ill Health Unfounded

After his tour of Italy and Ladakh for the last six weeks, he finally returns to his exile seat in northern India on July 21, 2014.

Audio Sarah Initiates Program for Tibetan Students Living Abroad

The one month program aims to give intensive training in Tibetan language, Meditation, Culture, Civilization, Buddhist Philosophy, and Practice.

Audio Dalai Lama Visits Central Institute of Buddhist Studies Ladakh

He talked about the decline of studies in the Tibetan monastic institutions in India.

Audio TMAI Inaugurates Chinese Section Under Cultural Department

Choelo Thar, director of the new section, gave a brief introduction in Chinese and Tibetan at the gathering, and shared their future plans.

Audio Dalai Lama Inaugurates New Assembly Hall of Ruthok Monastery

Ruthok monastery in Tibet was founded in 1337 C.E. and during the time of 7th Dalai Lama, it was put under Sera Je monastery in central Tibet.

Audio Tibetan Campaigners Urges BRIS Leaders to Press China About Tibet

At a press conference in Dharamsala moderated by the International Tibet Network, Guchusum Freedom Movement for Tibet, Student for a Free Tibet, and Tibetan Women's Association jointly issued a statement.

Audio Dalai Lama Completes 12-Day Kalachakra Initiations in Leh Ladakh

He urged the monastic institutions not to indulge in politics, and the local people to learn Tibetan language if they want to study the words of Buddha [Kangyur] and treatises written by Indian Pandits.

Audio Deputy Speaker of Tibetan Parliament Releases Two Books

Scores of Tibetans writers and lawmakers gathered in the conference hall of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives for the book launch gathering.

Audio Tashi Dhondup Sworn in as New MP from Domey

He replaces Kirti Dolkar Lhamo, who submitted her resignation last November citing personal reasons.

Audio CTA Sets Medical Camps and Exhibitions at Kalachakra Site

The Center for Human Rights and Democracy screened films on Central Tibetan Administration and the human rights situation inside Tibet.

Audio TMAI Holds Music and Poetry Evening to Celebrate Dalai Lama's Birthday

The program featured poetry and songs in praise of the Dalai Lama to take part in the Central Tibetan Administration's '2014 year of Dalai Lama.'

Audio Dalai Lama Completes Kalachakra Preliminary Teachings

The main initiation of Kalachakra will begin on July 10 and conclude on July 12, 2014.

Audio Tibetans and Supporters Celebrate Dalai Lama's Birthday in Russia

Prayers and celebration were held in Moscow, Ulan Ude, Elista, Kyzyl, and St. Petersburg Aryadeva Buddhist Center.

Audio Tibetans Celebrate Dalai Lama's Birthday in Ladakh

The Ladakhis and devotees from across the world celebrated his 79th birthday at Zhewetsal, the venue of 33rd Kalachakra Teaching and Initiation.

Audio Dharamsala Celebrates Dalai Lama's 79th Birthday

The 14th Kashag is observing 2014 as the 'Year of the Great 14th Dalai Lama' to express our boundless appreciation of the Dalai Lama’s great accomplishments for the cause of Tibet.

Audio Dalai Lama Addresses Exclusively for Tibetans in Ladakh

He inaugurated the newly built community hall sponsored by the Dalai Lama Trust.

Audio Dalai Lama Teaches Heart Sutra at Likir Monastery

Likir monastery was built during the rule of King Lhachen Gyalpo (1050-80 A.D.) prince of Lhachen Jangchub Sempa (1020-50)

Audio Tibet Activist Completes 6 Nations 17 Cities Speaking Tour

Italy’s Association for Human Rights and Tolerance awarded Tenzin Tsundue with this year’s Human Rights Award.

Audio RSS Leader Indresh Kumar Pledges More Support Towards Tibetans

He pledged to support the Tibetans in urging the new government of India on various policies regarding Tibetan welfare, education, health, and employment issues.

Audio Dharamsala Observes International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

A new documentary on Tortures inside Tibet, called ‘Through Flesh and Bones: Stories of Torture and Survival in Tibet’ was screened during the talk.

Audio Domey Chitue Announces Final Result

Tashi Dhondup received the highest number of votes with 586 (57.17%), followed by Tsangyang Gyatso with 317 votes (30.93%) and Karma Gelek with 113 votes (11.02%).

Audio Tibetans in New York and New Jersey Observe Karmapa’s 30th Birthday

The former New York representative, Mr. Lobsang Nyandak, and the Tibet Fund Director, Rinchen Tharlo addressed the gathering.

Audio Beijing: Tibetan Population Actually over 7 Million

The Chinese government first conducted the census in Tibet in 1953, but experts believe the results were inaccurate, since it reported that there were only 2.7 million Tibetans.

Audio China Releases Two Tibetan Prisoners

Ngawang Lobsang of Kardze monastery and Gepe, a popular singer from Amdo Ngaba were arrested for calling for the return of the Dalai Lama, and composing Patriotic Tibetan songs.

Audio Tibetans in Delhi Observe Saka Dawa

The day of Buddha's conception, enlightenment, and passing away according to Tibetan moon calendar was observed at three different places in Delhi, India.

Audio Research Shows Tibetan Barley Contain Extra Nutritional Value

Barley has a higher beta-glucans content than the other grains, with Tibetan barley having the highest beta-glucans, containing more than 7 percent of it.

Audio Study Discovers Extinct Ancient Fox Species in Tibet

An extinct fox species with “supersharp teeth” once roamed the Tibetan Plateau two to five million years ago, a new study says.

Audio TCV Includes Human Rights as Part of Curriculum for Middle School

Fiorella Cerchiara, the President of the Association said that Youthforhumanrights is their main project to help youngsters become more aware of the basic human rights.

Audio Tibetans Protest Wang Yi's Visit in India

"Earlier we got permission to go to China Embassy, but they didn't allow us to proceed, so we are protesting on the road," said Tenzin Jigme, President of TYC.

China Denounces Tibet’s Exiled Leader as Separatist

Harsh comments make it unlikely talks on greater Tibetan autonomy will resume

Audio Dalai Lama Concludes Youth Teaching at TCV

The students present at the teaching were asked to be mindful of the school's motto, "Others Before Self,' and refrain from harming others.

Audio Tibetan Government in Exile Launches Awareness Campaign

India-based Central Tibetan Administration says campaign is most concerted effort to date to bring about basic freedom for Tibetan people

Audio Tibetan Filmmaker Released from Prison

The self-taught cameraman and video-activist was arrested in 2008 after travelling across Tibet with his assistant to film the documentary "Leaving Fear Behind"

Audio SFT India Celebrates Release of Filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen

"Though it is a joyous moment to know he's out of prison, Tibet remains a huge prison under Chinese Communist Party, so we remain concerned about his health and safety," said Dorjee Tseten, SFT Asia Director.

Audio Tibetans in Delhi Greet Newly Elected Indian Leaders

"We received very nice responses from all that we have met. The process of meeting and greeting will continue to form the All Party Parliamentary Group as soon as possible. " says Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok, a member of the Tibetan Parliament.

Audio CTA Launches Umaylam Middle Way Approach Campaign

The Dalai Lama was presented with materials related to the Middle Way Approach, an official policy of the Tibetan Administration in Exile to resolve the issue of Tibet.

Audio Doctor: Tibet's Hepatitis B Infection Rates Soaring

Sixty-one percent of Tibetans living in Nepal are infected, according to Dr. Lhamo Sharpa, a Nepal based Tibetan doctor.

Audio Dharamsala Tibetans Stand in Solidarity with Tiananmen Movement

Campaign organized by the SFT India Chapter and RTYC, took place at the Mcleod Ganj Day School, Dharamsala in North India, where they held a photo exhibition of the massacre that took place in Beijing 25 years ago.

Audio Dalai Lama Urges China to Embrace Democracy on Tiananmen Anniversary

Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader makes the rare comments on the June 4, 1989, violence at a prayer meeting two years after he renounced politics

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Kunleng News Jul 25 , 2014i
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25.07.2014
དཀྱིལ་ཤར་ས་ཁུལ་གྱི་འཐབ་འཁྲུག བོད་དོན་དང་རྒྱ་དཀར་ནག་གི་ས་མཚམས། བོད་དོན་དང་རྒྱ་དཀར་ནག་གི་ས་མཚམས། སིམ་ལའི་ཆིངས་ཡིག་དུས་དྲན། དབུ་མའི་ལམ་གྱི་གོ་རྟོགས་ལས་འགུལ། བོད་པའི་ཚོང་ལས་བདེ་ཚོགས་ཀྱི་ཟབ་སྦྱོང་། གཉད་ནད་རེག་དུག་ནད་ཀྱི་༢༠༡༤་ལོའི་རྒྱལ་སྤྱིའི ཚོགས་ཆེན། ཐེ་ཝན་གྱི་གནམ་གྲུ་བརྡབ་སྐྱོན། མ་ལིར་གནམ་གྲུ་བརྡབ་སྐྱོན། ངོ་ཐག་གཅོད་སྤྱད་འཕྲུལ་ཆས། བོད་ལ་མེ་འཁོར་ལྕཊ་ལམ་རྒྱ་སྐྱེད།

KUNLENG DISCUSSION

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Fake Twitter Accounts From China Propagandistsi
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25.07.2014
Kunleng discusses UK based Free Tibet’s findings on the fake Twitter accounts that promote Beijing’s line on Tibet and that reflect near identical stands on a range of Tibet related issues to the Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda machinery. Guests: Dechen Pemba, Editor, High Peaks Pure Earth, and Lobsang Gyatso Sither, Security Trainer, Tibetan Action Institute.
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Video Fake Twitter Accounts From China Propagandists

Kunleng discusses UK based Free Tibet’s findings on the fake Twitter accounts that promote Beijing’s line on Tibet and that reflect near identical stands on a range of Tibet related issues to the Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda machinery. Guests: Dechen Pemba, Editor, High Peaks Pure Earth, and Lobsang Gyatso Sither, Security Trainer, Tibetan Action Institute.
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Video Launch of Book Series On Mind And Matter Sciences In Buddhism

Kunleng discusses the ‘Compendium of Buddhist Science’, a series of books that draw scientific material from the Kangyur and Tengyur texts that was launched recently by His Holiness the Dalai Lama during the Kalachakra teachings in Leh, Ladakh. Guest : Tromthog Rinpoche, Abbot of Namgyal Monastery and head of the selected team of Tibetan Buddhist Scholars.
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Video Dharamsala Men-Tsee-Khang’s New Chinese Section

The Tibetan Medical And Astrological Institute launches an initiative to introduce Tibetan medicine to Chinese people through its new Chinese language section.
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Video Exile Tibetan Parliament’s Letter To Xi Jinping

Kunleng discusses the exile Parliament’s appeal to President Xi Jinping to allow a fact finding mission to Tibet, and to take steps towards resolving the issue of Tibet through the resumption of talks.
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Video Sister Settlements Project

The sister settlements projects between Tibetan Associations of New York & New Jersey and the Tibetan refugee settlements of Bandara and Hunsur in India. Guest: Kunga Thinley and Kalsang Gyatso, former President and Vice President of New York and New Jersey Tibetan Associations
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CYBER TIBET

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Cyber Tibet Jul 25, 2014i
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25.07.2014
looks at some of the fake Twitter accounts that spread China propaganda on Tibet, introduces a new a website with an internet radio that broadcasts children’s stories www.tibetsheep.org , speaks with Tashi Tsering, creator of a new Tibetan social media website www.tibeet.com , and plays a novel music video where Tibet based singer, Sherten, performs a virtual duet with Germany based Serlha.
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Video Cyber Tibet Jul 25, 2014

looks at some of the fake Twitter accounts that spread China propaganda on Tibet, introduces a new a website with an internet radio that broadcasts children’s stories www.tibetsheep.org , speaks with Tashi Tsering, creator of a new Tibetan social media website www.tibeet.com , and plays a novel music video where Tibet based singer, Sherten, performs a virtual duet with Germany based Serlha.
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Video Cyber Tibet Jul 11, 2014

Cyber Tibet introduces two new literature websites, www.korawa.com/, http://tsanpo.com/ , discusses how the internet is impacting Tibetan language with writer-researcher Chung Tsering and historian blogger Sherab, and concludes with a birthday song for the Dalai lama by a Dekyi Choedon.
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Video Cyber Tibet June 27th, 2014

Cyber Tibet introduces a new science website http://www.tsaluma.com/ , looks at Tibetan netizen’s discussion on Tibetan social media photos including pictures of novelist and Tibetan Filmmaker Pema Tseden, interviews internet commenter Thupten Norsang on humorous short videos from Tibet, and plays a music video by Tenpa Wangmo which was reposted by exile singer Phurbu T Namgyal on his facebook account.

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