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Losar: Celebrate or Not to Celebrate

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Losar: Celebrate or Not to Celebrate

བརྙན་འཕྲིན་གཟིགས་ན། (Windows Media)

Kunleng discusses the ongoing debate on whether or not to celebrate the upcoming Tibetan Lunar New Year because of the recent self Immolation protests inside Tibet and the security crackdowns, and the question of reviving the pan-Tibetan Losar tradition. Guests: Dhondup Tashi Rekjong, editor of Khabdha website.

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